really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,200 miles

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problem #5

Sep 122016


  • 155,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Buick Regal. While driving 55 mph, the air bag warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a local mechanic who diagnosed that the module was faulty. The manufaturer was notified the VIN was invalid. The failure mileage was 155,000. Updated 03/01/17

- Greensboro, NC, USA

problem #4

Apr 112016


  • miles
The contact owns a 2001 Buick Regal. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 15V701000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #3

Dec 052006


  • Automatic transmission
  • 91,000 miles
- while driving on the highway at 65 mph, contacts 2001 Buick Regal was rear ended, causing the contacts vehicle to crash into another vehicle. Upon impact the driver's side and passenger side airbags failed to deploy. The failure mileage was 91000. The contact can provide copy of the police report. Updated 03/07/07

- Martinez, CA, USA

problem #2

Sep 152004

Regal 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles
Consumer has a concern that the air bag light will illuminate while driving. Dealer was notified.

- Griffin, GA, USA

problem #1

Aug 162002


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving at any speed and with no warning air bag light stays on, causing air bag to be inoperative in the event of a vehicle accident. Dealer notified.

- Oakland, TN, USA