2012 Buick Regal
4 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2012 Buick Regal
Official recalls have been issued for the 2012 Buick Regal by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.
Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Buick service department immediately!
If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Buick customer service.
2012 Buick Regal SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST NHTSA Campaign #14V447000
Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Buick LaCrosse, Regal and Chevrolet Camaro, as well as certain 2010-2012 Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles, equipped with power height adjustable driver and passenger seats. In the affected vehicles, the bolt that secures the driver's and passenger's power front seat height adjuster may fall out causing the seat to drop suddenly to the lowest vertical position.
Consequence: If the driver's seat unexpectedly drops, the distraction and altered seat position may affect the drivers' control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the height adjuster shoulder bolts, free of charge. The manufacturer distributed interim letters to owners on September 11, 2014. The recall began on December 26, 2014. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-521-7300 (Buick), 1-800-458-8006 (Cadillac), 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM's number for this recall is 14271. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V447000 »
2012 Buick Regal ELECTRICAL SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #13V173000
Summary: General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012 and 2013 Buick LaCrosse and Regal, and model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco vehicles equipped with eAssist. These vehicles may have a condition in which the Generator Control Module (GCM) may not function properly. This could cause a gradual loss of battery charge and the illumination of the malfunction indicator light.
Consequence: If the vehicle is continued to be driven, the engine may stall and/or the vehicle may not start. In addition, there may be a burning or melting odor, smoke, and possibly a fire in the trunk.
Actions: GM will notify owners and dealers will test the GCM and replace it, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on June 11, 2013. Owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300. GM's recall campaign number is 13136. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V173000 »
2012 Buick Regal EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL NHTSA Campaign #12V484000
Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Buick Regal and model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with two turn signal bulbs in each front turn signal. If one of the two front turn signal bulbs burn out in either front turn signal lamp, there is no indication to the driver. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequence: If the driver is not aware that a turn signal is not functioning properly, the driver may continue to drive the vehicle. If half of a front turn signal is not illuminating, other driver's may not be aware that the affected vehicle is turning, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: GM will notify owners, dealers will update the body control module software, free of charge. The recall began in September 2014. Owners may contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300 or Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 12212. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V484000 »
2012 Buick Regal EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #12V093000
Summary: General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012 Buick Regal vehicles manufactured from February 22, 2011, through February 22, 2012 for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108 ┐lamps, reflective devices and associated equipment.┐ due to a software error, the parking lamps do not activate when either the parking lamps or headlamps are turned on.
Consequence: Inadequate lighting could reduce the visibility of the vehicle, increasing the potential for a crash.
Actions: General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the body control module free of charge. The safety recall began on March 29, 2012. Owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V093000 »
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