2012 Buick Regal Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    14V447000
    Recall Date
    07/23/2014
    Component
    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

    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.

  • Recall Number
    13V173000
    Recall Date
    05/06/2013
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

    GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE GCM AND REPLACE IT, AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GM AT 1-800-521-7300. GM'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 13136.

  • Recall Number
    12V484000
    Recall Date
    10/04/2012
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

    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.

  • Recall Number
    12V093000
    Recall Date
    03/07/2012
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

    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.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.