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1999 Buick Regal 4dr Sdn LS (CMI)

SAFETY FEATURES
 
  • Driver & front passenger air bags
  • Rear door child security locks
  • Dual note horn
  • Front/rear seat lap/shoulder belts w/front seat shoulder comfort adjusters
 
Crash Test Results for the 1999 Buick Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1999 Buick Century 4333Not
Tested
1999 Buick LeSabre 4433Not
Tested
1999 Buick Regal 4333Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1999 Buick Regal 4dr Sdn LS (CMI)
1999 BUICK REGAL:

Bulletin Number: 000604037A
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN THAT THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON (SES) INDICATOR IS ILLUMINATED WITH HARSH TRANSMISSION SHIFTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 000604049B
SOME VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO VIN BREAKPOINT 1F136536 MAY EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP / SERVICE ENGINE SOON INDICATOR ILLUMINATION; ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATION; STALL / NO START CONDITION; VARIOUS EL

Bulletin Number: 000605049A
SUBJECT REGARDING VARIOUS DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS, MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATES INTERMITTENTLY, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES SEAT, ENGINE WILL NOT START. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 000730002
SOME OWNERS OF VEHICLES WITH A HYDRA-MATIC 4T65-E TRANSAXLE MAY COMMENT ON HARSH UPSHIFTS OR HARSH GARAGE SHIFTS, SOFT SHIFTS, SHUDDERS ON HARD ACCELERATION, OR SHIFTS ERRATIC. *TT

Bulletin Number: 000730002B
CONCERNS WITH SLIPS, HARSH UPSHIFT OR GARAGE SHIFTS, LAUNCH SHUDDERS, FLARES, ERRATIC SHIFTS AND INTERMITTENT CONCERNS, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1811 OR P0748 SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 000730007A
SUBJECT REGARDING WHINE NOISE IN PARK OR NEUTRAL, SERVICE ENGINE SOON OR SERVICE VEHICLE SOON LAMP ILLUMINATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 000850011
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON A POPPING OR SNAPPING SOUND WHEN DOWNWARD PRESSURE IS APPLIED TO THE REAR SEAT CUSHION AT EITHER OUTBOARD SEATING POSITION. SOME VERTICAL CUSHION MOVEMENT MAY ACCOMPANY THIS SOUND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 000851001
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE BLACK PLASTIC HOUSING AROUND THE OUTSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR TURNS CHALKY OR IS DULL IN COLOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 000854001
A CONDITION MAY EXIST OF A HIGH AMOUNT OF EFFORT REQUIRED TO SOUND THE HORN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00138012
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE CARPET ON THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE IS WET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00579
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B 1001 IN BCM AND/OR POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) SPEAICAL PROCEDURE. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 00704A
THE 4T65E AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION OF A HARSH GARAGE SHIFT INTO REVERSE OR DRIVE ON A COLD START. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010310008
INFORMATION REGARDING FALSE TIRE INFLATION MONITOR SYSTEM. *YH

Bulletin Number: 010310008A
SUBJECT REGARDING FALSE TIRE INFLATION MONITOR SYSTEM (TIM) MESSAGE/LAMO ILLUMINATION (INSTALL NEW ELECTRONIC BRAKE TRACTION CONTROL MODULE- EBTCM).*JG

Bulletin Number: 010523006
SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED FASTENER REQUIREMENTS FOR FRONT AND REAR BRAKE CALIPER BRACKET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010523006A
THIS BULLETIN IS BEING ISSUED TO REVISE THE FASTENER REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FRONT AND REAR BRAKE CALIPER BRACKET REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES IN THE DISC-BRAKE SUB-SECTION OF BRAKES IN THE APPROPRIATE SERVICE MANUAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010601008
SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A REPEAT ENGINE OIL PAN LEAK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010601008A
SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A REPEAT ENGINE OIL PAN LEAK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010730032B
SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A TRANSMISSION OIL LEAK. *TT UPDATED *EH

Bulletin Number: 0108110004
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE CARPETING IS SEPARATING FROM, OR COMING OUT FROM UNDER THE REAR DOOR OPENING SILL PLATE MOLDING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010864001
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE POWER WINDOW DOES NOT WORK OR OPERATES SLOWLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010866010
INFORMATION REGARDING ITCHING TYPE NOISE FROM REAR OF VEHICLE. *YH

Bulletin Number: 011101
CONCERNS WHERE THE CARPET PULLS OUT FROM UNDER THE SILL PLATE ON THE LEFT OR RIGHT REAR FOOT WELL AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01338
REGAL LOWER ROCKER MOLDING AT QUARTER PANEL AVAILABILITY. SERVICE VME. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01650
MANUAL DUAL ZONE FAN AND MODE KNOB REPLACEMENT. SERVICE VME. *TT

Bulletin Number: 020139001
SUBJECT REGARDING HVAC TEMPERATURE DIFFERENCE SIDE TO SIDE AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES B0361, B0441 SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 020139002
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON THE TIME IT TAKES THE RIGHT SIDE DOOR GLASS TO DEFOG. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 020235002
CONCERNS WITH TILT SETTERING COLUMN STICKING IN POSITION AND UNABLE TO RELEASE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 020235002A
THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON TILT STEERING COLUMN STICKING IN PSOTION AND UNABLE TO RELEASE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 020235002B
THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON TWO DIFFERENT CONDITIONS WITH THE TILT STEERING COLUMN STICKING THE EXTREME UP POSITION AND / OR STICKING IN THE NO.4 POSITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 02038
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1000. *MR

Bulletin Number: 020730014
INFORMATION ON SERVICING 4T65E TRANSAXLE SPACER PLATE AND GASKETS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 020730014A
INFORMATION ON SERVICING 4T65-E TRANSAXLE SPACER PLATE AND GASKETS FOR VARIOUS MODELS FROM 1997 THROUGH 2002. *TT

Bulletin Number: 020749001
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THERE IS A HOLE IN THE SHIFTER BOOT IN VEHICLES WITH FLOOR SHIFTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 020864001
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON WIND NOISE OR A WHISTLE AROUND THE MIRRORS ON THE FRONT DOORS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030232049
RELEASE OF NEW OUTER TIE ROD ENDS FOR SERVICE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0308110002
SUN VISORS MAY NOT STAY IN INTENDED POSITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030844005
POOR RADIO RECEPTION OR RADIO STATIC/ INCREASED INTERFERENCE WITH REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER ON OR SOME REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER GRIDS MAY BE INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030844005B
POOR RADIO RECEPTION OR RADIO STATIC/ INCREASED INTERFERENCE WITH REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER ON OR SOME REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER GRIDS MAY BE INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030849018B
BROKEN CONSOLE OR STORAGE COMPARTMENT LID LATCH. *TT UPDATED *EH

Bulletin Number: 030849021
CUP HOLDER MAY NOT RETAIN CUPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030867004
PARTS AVAILABILITY FOR SUNROOF REPAIRS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 040302
INFORMATION ON REFINISHING ALUMINUM WHEELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 040601017
NEW UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD AND GASKET KITS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 040601021
NEW REAR MAIN SEAL AND SPECIAL TOOL FOR INSTALLATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 040842006
INOPERATIVE LEFT OR RIGHT FOG LAMP. *EH

Bulletin Number: 040842010
LEFT AND/ OR RIGHT FOG LAMP MAY BE INOPERATIVE. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 050232003
REVISED OUTER TIE ROD END NUT TIGHTENING SPECIFICATION/TIE ROD END JAM NUT TIGHTENING SPECIFICATION ADDED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 05-06-04-035D
This informational bulletin provides the technician with information on what E85 fuel may due to a non E85 vehicle.

Bulletin Number: 050604058
INTERMITTENT CHUGGLE OR FISHBITE ON LIGHT ACCELERATION OR A HIGHWAY SPEEDS WITH NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 051302
SUBJECT REGARDING CARPET PULLING OUT FROM UNDER FROM THE REAR DOOR SILL PLATE, LEFT OR RIGHT SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 060203
CENTER CONSOLE AND/OR ARMREST STORAGE LID WILL NOT REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO A BROKEN LATCH. BOTH LATCHES ARE SERVICE SEPARATELY AND AVAILABLE THROUGH GM SERVICE PARTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 062602
VEHICLES WITH THE CJ2 AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONING AND WITHOUT THE U20 CLUSTER WHICH IS THE DRIVER INFORMATION CENTER AND THE CJ2 AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONER DISPLAYS THE CELSIUS AND NOT FAHRENHEIT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 08-06-04-019
L67 ENGINE OIL SMELL OR ODOR, LEAK AT LEFT OR FRONT VALVE COVER (REPLACE VALVE COVER GASKET, GROMMENTS AND SPARK PLUG WIRE RETAINERS FOR CYLINDERS 1-3-5). *NJ UPDATED 7/25/2008 *PE

Bulletin Number: 080703
THE RIGHT PIECE OF BRIGHT TRIM ATTACHED TO THE LOWER ROCKER MOLDING IN FRONT OF THE REAR TIRE RIGHT SIDE HAS SEEN A FREQUENT FAILURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 08-089
BUICKCADILLACCHEVROLETGMCHUMMEROLDSMOBILEPONTIACSAABSATURN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT-ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. FCC RULED IN 2002 WIRELESS CARRIERS WOULD NO LONGER R

Bulletin Number: 08-089B
BUICKCHEVROLETGMC SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT-ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. CSC LETTER WAS RECEIVED. *PE

Bulletin Number: 08089-B
GENERAL MOTORS CORP: SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT; ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. *PE UPDATED 2/17/09. *PE

Bulletin Number: 08089-B
GENERAL MOTORS CORP: SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT; ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. *PE UPDATED 2/17/09. *PE

Bulletin Number: 08089-B
GENERAL MOTORS CORP: SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT; ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. *PE UPDATED 2/17/09. *PE

Bulletin Number: 09072004
LOW BEAM HEADLAMP BULBS ILLUMINATION REDUCE ABILITY FOR DRIVER TO READ SIGNS WHEN DRIVING AT NIGHT. *EH

Bulletin Number: 111001
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING WIND NOISE FROM THE OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16NA260
THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE MEDIA DISC PLAYER WITH THE LATEST CALIBRATIONS TO CORRECT A CONDITION OF THE REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM NOT OPERATING AS INTENDED IN COLDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AREAS DUE TO CALIBR

Bulletin Number: 17-NA-016
This informational bulletin provides information on wheel bearing P/N 13582664 being received new with visible rust and no action is needed as this does not affect the part performance.

Bulletin Number: 17-NA-016
This informational bulletin provides information on wheel bearing P/N 13582664 being received new with visible rust and no action is needed as this does not affect the part performance.

Bulletin Number: 280801
INFORMATION REGARDING A CLUNK OR POP NOISE IN THE LEFT FRONT FOOT WELL AREA. *YH

Bulletin Number: 3097
HVAC SIDE TO SIDE TEMPERATURE DIFFERENCE. *SC

Bulletin Number: 3115
ENGINE INTAKE MANIFOLD COOLANT LEAK. *SC

Bulletin Number: 3180
DEALERS MAY COMMENT ON A CHUGGLE, SURGE, MISFIRE CONDITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 32
INFORMATION REGARDING EXTRA CLIPS IN THE 4T65E TRANSMISSION. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 3500
ABS LIGHT COMING ON AND CODES C1225, C1226, C1232, C1233, C1276 AND/OR C1277 ARE FOUND IN THE EBCM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3500
ABS LIGHT ON AND POSSIBLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *AK

Bulletin Number: 4615
ABS PUMP RUNNING WHEN NOT NEEDED. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 57
WIRE HARNESS MAY BE STRETCHED, OR THE PCS MAY NOT BE ORIENTED IN THE SAME POSITION, AFTER INSTALLING A SERVICE REPLACEMENT VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY. GM TECH LINK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 709
TIE ROD SPECIFICATIONS REVISED. GM TECH LINK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 831704
CONCERNS OF DOOR HANDLES ON WHITE PAINTED VEHICLES TRUNING YELLOW. *YC

Bulletin Number: 837111
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A SHAKING SENSATION WHEN VEHICLE IS OPERATED BETWEEN 35-55 MPH (55-90 KM/H) ON SMOOTH ROADS WITH CURVES OR DIPS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 839607
COMMENTS ON SWITCHING BETWEEN LOCAL STATIONS OR CROSS TALK IN METROPOLITAN AREAS WITH SEVERAL STRONG AM STATIONS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 990138005
EXPERIENCING A LACK OF EXPECTED PERFORMANCE OF THE AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM IN HOT HUMID WEATHER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990603007
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE FUEL GAUGE READS INCORRECTLY / FLUCTUATES, AND THE LOW FUEL CHIME SOUNDS PREMATURELY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990603007A
CONDITIONS WITH INACCURATE FUEL GAUGE / FLUCTUATES, PREMATURE LOW FUEL CHIME. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990603007B
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS: 1) THE FUEL GAUGE READING INCORRECTLY. 2) LOW FUEL CHIME SOUNDS PREMATURELY. 3) FUEL GAUGE MAY FLUCTUATE FROM FULL TO EMPTY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990603007C
A CONDITION MAY EXIST IN WHICH THE FUEL GAUGE READS INCORRECTLY / FLUCTUATES, LOW FUEL CHIME SOUNDS PREMATURELY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990604046
CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON FAULTY INDICATORS (SVS, CRUISE, ABS, LOW TIRE ON; A/T, TCC OR CRUISE INOPERATIVE), ERRATIC FUEL GAUGE OR VEHICLE SPEED DISPLAY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990730030A
OWNERS OF SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60, 4T60-E OR 4T65-E TRANSAXLES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN STANDING IN PARK ON A HILL OR SLOPE WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING AND THE PARKING

Bulletin Number: 990866008
CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE CONVENIENCE OR CARGO NET IN THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT CARGO IS TOO SHORT OR REQUIRES CONSIDERABLE EFFORT TO CONNECT TO BOTH SIDES. *TT

Bulletin Number: PI1217
This preliminary bulletin provides a way to aid the technician in diagnosing transmission fluid leaking from the trans breather vent.

Bulletin Number: PIC4696C
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

Bulletin Number: PIC5913
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that have a Supplemental Inflatable Restraint lamp, Service Vehicle Soon lamp on and/or radio locked, possibly after module replacement. Techni

Bulletin Number: PIP4723B
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP5346
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about cooler line fittings that come with the 4T65E General Motors remanufactured transmission may not be the same as Original equipment manufacturer quick co

Bulletin Number: PIP5346
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about cooler line fittings that come with the 4T65E General Motors remanufactured transmission may not be the same as Original equipment manufacturer quick co

Bulletin Number: PIP5346
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about cooler line fittings that come with the 4T65E General Motors remanufactured transmission may not be the same as Original equipment manufacturer quick co

 
Recalls for 1999 Buick Regal 4dr Sdn LS (CMI)
1999 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V356000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 03/01/1998 - 06/30/1999
Potential Units Affected: 411880
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE VERTICAL HEAD LAMP ADJUSTING DEVICE MAY NOT BE CALIBRATED PROPERLY.
Consequence:
DRIVER VISIBILITY MAY BE IMPAIRED INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN OWNER'S MANUAL INSERT CONTAINING INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPTICALLY AIMING THE HEADLAMPS.
1999 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V170000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 03/01/1998 - 04/20/1999
Potential Units Affected: 168559
Defect Description:
SOME OF THESE VEHICLES WITH THE KEY IN THE "ON" POSITION, EXHIBIT A CONDITION IN WHICH THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MOTOR SHORTS TO ITS CASE AND GROUNDS THROUGH A FLEXIBLE BRAKE FLUID PIPE.
Consequence:
THIS SHORT CAN CAUSE EXTREME HEATING OF THE FLEXIBLE BRAKE PIPE WHERE IT CAN MELT A NEARBY FLEXIBLE PLASTIC FUEL HOSE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A GROUND CABLE FROM THE ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL MODULE (EBCM) TO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT BODY RAIL.
1999 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V375000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 08/01/1998 - 06/30/1999
Potential Units Affected: 199793
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." SOME OF THESE VEHICLES DO NOT MEET THE OVERHEAD SIGN ILLUMINATION REQUIREMENTS.
Consequence:
LESS ILLUMINATION MAY REDUCE THE ABILITY OF THE DRIVER TO READ OVERHEAD SIGNS WHEN DRIVING AT NIGHT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW LOW BEAM HEADLAMP BULBS IN BOTH OF THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080. NOTE: IF THE BULB NEEDS REPLACEMENT IN THE FUTURE, GM BULB NUMBER 89024715 IS AVAILABLE FROM A DEALER, OR THE EQUIVALENT SYLVANIA BULB IS 9006HP, WITH ORANGE LETTERING ON THE BULB.
1999 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V701000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Manufacture Dates: 09/04/1996 - 06/01/2004
Potential Units Affected: 1003556
Defect Description:
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 1998-1999 Chevrolet Lumina and Oldsmobile Intrigue, 1997-2004 Buick Regal and Pontiac Grand Prix, 2000-2004 Chevrolet Impala, and 1998-2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vehicles. The affected vehicles were previously repaired under recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, and 15V-201 to address the possibility that engine oil may drip onto the hot exhaust manifold.
Consequence:
Engine oil that drips onto the hot surface of the exhaust manifold may result in a fire.
Action to take:
The remedy applied under recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, and 15V-201 did not adequately remove the safety risk. Under the improved remedy, dealers will replace the engine┐s front valve cover and gasket. Vehicles that are covered by recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, or 15V-201 that have not yet received the original remedy will instead receive the improved remedy under the original recall number. The recall began on February 19, 2016. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Oldsmobile customer service at 1-800-442-6537 and Pontiac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is 15757. Note: Until the improved remedy has been applied, owners are advised to park their vehicle outside since the fire risk exists even when the vehicle is unattended.
1999 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V701000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Manufacture Dates: 09/04/1996 - 06/01/2004
Potential Units Affected: 1003556
Defect Description:
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 1998-1999 Chevrolet Lumina and Oldsmobile Intrigue, 1997-2004 Buick Regal and Pontiac Grand Prix, 2000-2004 Chevrolet Impala, and 1998-2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vehicles. The affected vehicles were previously repaired under recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, and 15V-201 to address the possibility that engine oil may drip onto the hot exhaust manifold.
Consequence:
Engine oil that drips onto the hot surface of the exhaust manifold may result in a fire.
Action to take:
The remedy applied under recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, and 15V-201 did not adequately remove the safety risk. Under the improved remedy, dealers will replace the engine┐s front valve cover and gasket. Vehicles that are covered by recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, or 15V-201 that have not yet received the original remedy will instead receive the improved remedy under the original recall number. The recall began on February 19, 2016. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Oldsmobile customer service at 1-800-442-6537 and Pontiac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is 15757. Note: Until the improved remedy has been applied, owners are advised to park their vehicle outside since the fire risk exists even when the vehicle is unattended.
1999 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 09V116000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 1497516
Defect Description:
GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING 1,497,516 MY 1997-2003 BUICK REGAL, MY 1998-2003 CHEVROLET LUMINA, MONTE CARLO AND IMPALA, MY 1998-1999 OLDSMOBILE INTRIGUE, MY 1997-2003 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.8L V6 NATURALLY ASPIRATED ENGINE. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH DROPS OF ENGINE OIL MAY BE DEPOSITED ON THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD THROUGH HARD BRAKING.
Consequence:
IF THE MANIFOLD IS HOT ENOUGH AND THE OIL RUNS BELOW THE HEAT SHIELD, IT MAY IGNITE INTO A SMALL FLAME AND MAY SPREAD TO THE PLASTIC SPARK PLUG WIRE CHANNEL AND BEYOND INCREASING THE RISK OF AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ENGINE┐S FRONT VALVE COVER AND FRONT-VALVE-COVER GASKET WITH NEW PARTS OF AN IMPROVED DESIGN AND REMOVE THE ENGINE┐S PLASTIC COVER AND PLASTIC OIL-FILL-TUBE EXTENSION, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2016. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-630-6537, AND PONTIAC AT 1-800-620-7668 OR HTTP://WWW.PONTIAC.COM OR HTTP:WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM.
1999 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 08V118000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 03/01/1998 - 07/31/1999
Potential Units Affected: 207542
Defect Description:
GM IS RECALLING 207,542 MY 1997-2003 BUICK REGAL AND PONTIAC GRAND PRIX VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.8L SUPERCHARGED V-6 ENGINE. THESE VEHICLES HAVE HIGHER FRONT ROCKER COVER GASKET TEMPERATURES, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR EARLIER DEGRADATION OF THE FRONT ROCKER COVER GASKET AND EVENTUAL OIL SEEPAGE.
Consequence:
CERTAIN UNDERHOOD FIRES MAY BE CAUSED BY DROPS OF ENGINE OIL, FROM SEEPAGE OR SPILLAGE, BEING DEPOSITED ON THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD THROUGH HARD BRAKING. IF THE MANIFOLD IS HOT ENOUGH AND THE OIL RUNS BELOW THE HEAT SHIELD, IT MAY IGNITE INTO A SMALL FLAME AND, IN SOME INSTANCES, THE FIRE MAY SPREAD TO THE PLASTIC SPARK PLUG WIRE CHANNEL AND BEYOND.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ENGINE┐S FRONT VALVE COVER AND FRONT-VALVE-COVER GASKET WITH NEW PARTS OF AN IMPROVED DESIGN AND REMOVE THE ENGINE┐S PLASTIC COVER AND PLASTIC OIL-FILL-TUBE EXTENSION, ALONG WITH THE 1-3-5 SPARK PLUG WIRE RETAINERS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2016. , FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2016. UNTIL THE REMEDY IS COMPLETED, GM STRONGLY RECOMMENDS THAT OWNERS OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS (1) THAT OWNERS DO NOT PARK THEIR VEHICLE IN A GARAGE, CAR PORT, OR OTHER STRUCTURE; (2) IF OWNERS NOTICE A BURNING ODOR, THEY SHOULD HAVE THEIR DEALER INSPECT THE VEHICLE. THE DEALER WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLE WITHOUT CHARGE; (3) USE PREMIUM FUEL (91 OCTANE OR HIGHER) IN THE VEHICLE AS RECOMMENDED IN THE VEHICLE'S OWNER MANUAL. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080 OR PONTIAC AT 1-800-620-7668, OR THROUGH THEIR WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM .
 
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