NHTSA — Electrical System Problems

2002 Buick Regal (Page 2 of 2)


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
76,866 miles

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2002 Buick Regal electrical problems

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2002 Buick Regal Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #3

Sep 292005

Regal 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 86,399 miles


Started having problems with ABS brakes on August 1, 2004. The ABS light/traction control light stayed on. Contacted the dealer, and took vehicle to them about once or twice a month. They have replaced several vbpmv module, bctmb module, and wiring on the wheel sensors, also, they have cleaned wheels speed control. When the ABS light comes on there is extended stopping distance. The consumer has another appointment to take vehicle back to the dealer on September 26, 2005.

- Aiken , SC, USA

problem #2

Jul 092005

Regal 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 43,000 miles
Consumer states that the dashboard lights and the vehicle shift lights do not work. When these do not work, the tail lights do not work either. The consumer found out when someone told him the tail lights were not working. The dealership has fixed the problem twice, but when this happens, it only works for a day. The consumer has contacted Buick. Consumer noticed the tail lights were not working on Saturday, July 9, 2005. He had been driving without the dash board lights not knowing the tail lights were not working.

- Livingston, NJ, USA

problem #1

Jul 012002


  • 3,000 miles
The interior and exterior lights flickered, when the consumer removed his foot from the accelerator pedal.

- Nesquehoning, PA, USA

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