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NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Foundation Components: Disc: Rotor Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1996 Buick Regal brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Buick Regal Owner Comments

problem #8

Aug 132002

(reported on)

Regal

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Brake rotors wear in the rear with low mileage accumulation. When brakes are applied they drag, screech and perform poorly. Owner is aware of others with similar failure.

- Trafford, PA, USA

problem #7

Jan 142002

(reported on)

Regal

  • miles
Brake rotors are rusting and prematurely wearing, cause unknown.

- Fair Lawn, NJ, USA

problem #6

Feb 152001

(reported on)

Regal

  • miles
Premature wear of brake rotors. Intermittently when brakes are applied vehicle vibrates. Dealer has replaced rotors twice, and problem reoccurred.

- Hamend, CT, USA

problem #5

Jul 142000

(reported on)

Regal

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Rear bearings have failed, and the rotors were warped. Dealer has replaced the rear bearing.

- Angola, NY, USA

problem #4

Apr 181996

Regal

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake rotors failed causing consumer to hear a loud noise from the front and rear brakes. Nlm

- Poultney, VT, USA

problem #3

Sep 151998

(reported on)

Regal

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Anti lock brakes and rotors failed.

- Eckerty, IN, USA

problem #2

Apr 301997

(reported on)

Regal

  • miles
Brake rotors heavily rusted, causing vibration.

- Oakland Park, FL, USA

problem #1

Nov 271995

Regal

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Rear brakes grind excessively, rusting and warping rotors. Owner has used emergency brakes for adjusting, no change. Tt even the the right rear brake is still grinding, dealer keeps infroming consumer that this is normal, consumer feels vehicle is unsafe to drive.

- Liverpool, NY, USA

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