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NHTSA — Electrical System: Ignition Problems

7.7

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,000 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1996 Buick Regal electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Buick Regal Owner Comments

problem #5

Jan 132004

(reported on)

Regal

  • 30,000 miles

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

While driving on the highway vehicle lost power and the lights went out. Then, vehicle will continued to drive without being restarted. Dealer attempted to repair the problem, but the problem recurred.

- Royal, AR, USA

problem #4

Aug 011998

Regal

  • miles
Spark plug wires failed.

- Attumwa, IA, USA

problem #3

Aug 261997

(reported on)

Regal

  • miles
When ignition was turned on the consumer noticed a burning smell.

- Millbrae, CA, USA

problem #2

Feb 211997

(reported on)

Regal

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Ignition failure.

- Laguna Hill, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 131996

Regal

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While making right turns the vehicle expeiences a loss of power.

- Mt. Pleasant, SC, USA

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