really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
77,111 miles

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problem #3

Jul 152016

Regal 6-cyl

  • 148,000 miles
Since the recall on the valve cover(s) been having ignition problems. The car 's engine stops running probably due to electrical problem or some other problem, eg ignition switch. Then it is difficult or impossible to start the car. After a start, have a hard time getting the car home. Right mow the vehicle is not drivable and in the garage.

- Colorado Springs, CO, USA

problem #2

Mar 142012

Regal 6-cyl

  • 44,333 miles
Experienced a high volume fuel leak from above the engine. Had car towed to freedom Chevrolet, san antonio. They replaced the fuel pressure and return lines.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #1

Oct 162006

Regal 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 39,000 miles
Original owner of 2002 Regal with 38,678 miles. Car erupted in flames after being parked for driven for 25 miles on a mild 75 degree day. Car was routinely service and had no history of problems. Owner believes the car to be a lemon and possibly having a defective fuel pressure regulator.

- Stockton, CA, USA