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NHTSA — Electrical System: Alternator/Generator/Regulator Problems

10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Buick Regal electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Buick Regal Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 011997

Regal

  • miles

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

Car all recalled 6/96. Complained to dealer and GM. They said shorted ignition wires are normal.

- Monroe, NY, USA

problem #1

Aug 301998

Regal

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Alternator went dead, just burnt out, and made the battery go dead and not charged. Dealer contacted and stated the problem is normal. Also, not under warranty.

- Rochester, NY, USA

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