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1998 Buick Regal
3.8L 6-cyl Engine Code [1] Engine Code [1]
240 bhp. @ 5200 rpm / Torque: 280 ft. lbs. @ 3600 rpm
3.8L - V 6-cyl (Gasoline engine w/ Supercharger)

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (1998 Buick Regal with engine code [1]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  API*
    Above -18C  »  10W-30 [1]
    Below 16C  »  5W-30
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS003

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  5. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] SAE 10W-30 is preferred.
    [2] This specification has been updated from Dexron II or III to
    Dexron VI per a Technical Service Bulletin from the
    manufacturer
    [3] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3. Original recommendation
    P/N 12377967 has been replaced by P/N 19353126.

  6. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.3 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  11.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 4T65-E-HD Initial Fill  »  7 liters
    Automatic Transmission, 4T65-E Initial Fill  »  7 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 4T65-E-HD  »  12.7 liters
    4 speed 4T65-E  »  12.7 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  7. Chassis Lubrication

  8. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  30 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K29)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51040 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 46302 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24780 Cabin Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33311 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58837 Auto Tran Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ATM 10W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ATM)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLT 10W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLT)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OET 10W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OET)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATL Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTL OE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
PSF Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
GLC Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease NLGI #2 (GLC)

AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is qualified against the highest grease standards and designed for multiple-use applications. Composed of premium-quality synthetic base oils and calcium sulfonate complex thickeners, Multi-Purpose Grease provide...
GWR Synthetic Water Resistant Grease NLGI#2 (GWR)

Superior Lubrication and Protection in Automotive and Industrial Applications With Extensive Exposure to Water Package sizes include: 3-oz. Cartridges (not sold individually, comes in a pack of 3) 3-oz. Cartridges (case of 10) 14-oz. Cartri...
GRG DOMINATOR Synthetic Racing Grease (GRG)

Exceptional High-Speed/High-Temperature Performance. AMSOIL DOMINATOR® Synthetic Racing Grease is engineered to protect high-performance bearings and chassis components in racing applications operated on snow, dirt, water or track. Package siz...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix cabin filter WIX Cabin Air Filters

WIX offers high-efficiency cabin air filters for passenger cars, light trucks, heavy trucks, buses & off-highway vehicles. Trap & eliminate harmful microbes in the filter medium and reduce the opportunity for those microbes to be released into the air of vehicle occupants.
wix fuel filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck and Racing Fuel Filters

wix filterWIX Fuel Filters provide an unmatched fuel cleansing performance. They prevent pump wear, injector clogging, premature engine wear and help boost fuel efficiency. Offer quick, easy filter replacement, long life and the possibility of extended service intervals.
wix transmission filter WIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.18
Parts Units:
4.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Supercharger fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A liquid used to lubricate the internal components (for example, the impeller and the bearings) of a supercharger.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Spark plug wires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge the spark plug(s).
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
1.1
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
5.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1997-09-01
Bulletin Number:
97IDPD17BLA
NHTSA Item Number:
606393

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring:interior/under dash.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on the base and gage clusters - circuit board update. ( nhtsa item number - 606393 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-11-01
Bulletin Number:
97110197022J
NHTSA Item Number:
54185

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Customer satisfaction campaign on hvac manual climate control mode selector. ( nhtsa item number - 54185 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-11-01
Bulletin Number:
97022
NHTSA Item Number:
601424

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on manual climate control mode selector. ( nhtsa item number - 601424 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-12-01
Bulletin Number:
97121797022
NHTSA Item Number:
54475

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject on hvac manual climate control mode selector first phase owner notification letter mailing. ( nhtsa item number - 54475 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9810009
NHTSA Item Number:
601776

Component Description: Exterior lighting:turn signal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on left turn signal inoperative. ( nhtsa item number - 601776 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
98738205A
NHTSA Item Number:
601123

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Condition with windshield wiper arms/blades park at incorrect location. ( nhtsa item number - 601123 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
10001
NHTSA Item Number:
601769

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on growling noise in transaxle during first four minutes after start up. ( nhtsa item number - 601769 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-07-01
Bulletin Number:
831514
NHTSA Item Number:
615082

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may comment that the right rear floor is wet with clean water on vehicles built between vin breakpoints w1587942 and w1584117. ( nhtsa item number - 615082 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-07-01
Bulletin Number:
731066A
NHTSA Item Number:
615088

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some owners may comment that the door glass sticks in the full up position. This condition mainly happens in warm weather. ( nhtsa item number - 615088 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
98060898001
NHTSA Item Number:
601896

Component Description: Exterior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject on headlamp aiming owner manual information. ( nhtsa item number - 601896 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-09-01
Bulletin Number:
837111
NHTSA Item Number:
602825

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 602825 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-09-01
Bulletin Number:
849602
NHTSA Item Number:
603828

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may comment the radio clock gains an excessive amount of time. ( nhtsa item number - 603828 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-10-01
Bulletin Number:
98849602A
NHTSA Item Number:
602750

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may comment on radio clock gains an excessive amount of time. ( nhtsa item number - 602750 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-10-01
Bulletin Number:
831704
NHTSA Item Number:
602983

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns of door handles on white painted vehicles truning yellow. ( nhtsa item number - 602983 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-10-01
Bulletin Number:
839607
NHTSA Item Number:
602985

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Comments on switching between local stations or cross talk in metropolitan areas with several strong am stations. ( nhtsa item number - 602985 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
990858001
NHTSA Item Number:
606015

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Conditions with general wind noise / windrush. ( nhtsa item number - 606015 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
990603007
NHTSA Item Number:
607586

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may comment that the fuel gauge reads incorrectly / fluctuates, and the low fuel chime sounds prematurely. ( nhtsa item number - 607586 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
97IDPD23BLA
NHTSA Item Number:
606725

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring:interior/under dash.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding clusters - replace circuit board. ( nhtsa item number - 606725 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
990604037
NHTSA Item Number:
608390

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject on on-board diagnostic (obd) system improvements. ( nhtsa item number - 608390 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
990603007A
NHTSA Item Number:
6088901

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Conditions with inaccurate fuel gauge / fluctuates, premature low fuel chime. ( nhtsa item number - 6088901 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-12-01
Bulletin Number:
990138005
NHTSA Item Number:
6089978

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a lack of expected performance of the air conditioning system in hot humid weather. ( nhtsa item number - 6089978 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
000854001
NHTSA Item Number:
609701

Component Description: Communications:horn assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: A condition may exist of a high amount of effort required to sound the horn. ( nhtsa item number - 609701 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
990603007B
NHTSA Item Number:
609721

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 609721 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
000851001
NHTSA Item Number:
6092333

Component Description: Visibility:rearview mirrors/devices:exterior.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may comment that the black plastic housing around the outside rear view mirror turns chalky or is dull in color. ( nhtsa item number - 6092333 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
4615
NHTSA Item Number:
10023171

Component Description: Service brakes, air.

Service Bulletin Summary: Abs pump running when not needed. ( nhtsa item number - 10023171 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-02-01
Bulletin Number:
010601007
NHTSA Item Number:
619176

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some owners may comment on engine coolant consumption, or an engine coolant leak near or under the throttle body area ofthe upper intake manifold. ( nhtsa item number - 619176 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-02-01
Bulletin Number:
010601008
NHTSA Item Number:
619177

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some owners may comment on a repeat engine oil pan leak. ( nhtsa item number - 619177 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-02-01
Bulletin Number:
32
NHTSA Item Number:
623615

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding extra clips in the 4t65e transmission. ( nhtsa item number - 623615 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
990603007C
NHTSA Item Number:
619369

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: A condition may exist in which the fuel gauge reads incorrectly / fluctuates, low fuel chime sounds prematurely. ( nhtsa item number - 619369 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
010523006
NHTSA Item Number:
619792

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc:caliper.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding revised fastener requirements for front and rear brake caliper bracket. ( nhtsa item number - 619792 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
010523006A
NHTSA Item Number:
623403

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc:caliper.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 623403 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-07-01
Bulletin Number:
010601007A
NHTSA Item Number:
620835

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing excessive engine coolant consumption, or an engine coolant leak near or under the throttle body area of the upper intake manifold. ( nhtsa item number - 620835 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
280801
NHTSA Item Number:
625325

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding a clunk or pop noise in the left front foot well area. ( nhtsa item number - 625325 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
010866010
NHTSA Item Number:
627538

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding itching type noise from rear of vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 627538 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
111001
NHTSA Item Number:
627977

Component Description: Visibility:rearview mirrors/devices:exterior.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on diagnosing wind noise from the outside rearview mirror area. ( nhtsa item number - 627977 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
011101
NHTSA Item Number:
628085

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns where the carpet pulls out from under the sill plate on the left or right rear foot well area. ( nhtsa item number - 628085 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-12-01
Bulletin Number:
0108110004
NHTSA Item Number:
628877

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may comment that the carpeting is separating from, or coming out from under the rear door opening sill plate molding. ( nhtsa item number - 628877 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
020864001
NHTSA Item Number:
628826

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may comment on wind noise or a whistle around the mirrors on the front doors. ( nhtsa item number - 628826 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-02-01
Bulletin Number:
020139001
NHTSA Item Number:
629522

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding hvac temperature difference side to side and/or diagnostic trouble codes b0361, b0441 set. ( nhtsa item number - 629522 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
020139002
NHTSA Item Number:
631232

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may comment on the time it takes the right side door glass to defog. ( nhtsa item number - 631232 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
000605049A
NHTSA Item Number:
631274

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding various driveability symptoms, malfunction indicator lamp illuminates intermittently, diagnostic trouble codes seat, engine will not start. ( nhtsa item number - 631274 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-04-01
Bulletin Number:
040302
NHTSA Item Number:
636475

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on refinishing aluminum wheels. ( nhtsa item number - 636475 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-05-01
Bulletin Number:
010601008A
NHTSA Item Number:
634813

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some owners may comment on a repeat engine oil pan leak. ( nhtsa item number - 634813 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-05-01
Bulletin Number:
020749001
NHTSA Item Number:
634963

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:lever and linkage:floor shift.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may comment that there is a hole in the shifter boot in vehicles with floor shifts. ( nhtsa item number - 634963 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-05-01
Bulletin Number:
051302
NHTSA Item Number:
636650

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding carpet pulling out from under from the rear door sill plate, left or right side. ( nhtsa item number - 636650 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-06-01
Bulletin Number:
062602
NHTSA Item Number:
636448

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 636448 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-02-01
Bulletin Number:
030844005
NHTSA Item Number:
10001112

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Poor radio reception or radio static/ increased interference with rear window defogger on or some rear window defogger grids may be inoperative. ( nhtsa item number - 10001112 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0308110002
NHTSA Item Number:
10001121

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Sun visors may not stay in intended position. ( nhtsa item number - 10001121 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
030867004
NHTSA Item Number:
10002878

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Parts availability for sunroof repairs. ( nhtsa item number - 10002878 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
060203
NHTSA Item Number:
10003684

Component Description: Latches/locks/linkages.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10003684 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
57
NHTSA Item Number:
10016464

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10016464 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-08-01
Bulletin Number:
080703
NHTSA Item Number:
10003874

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10003874 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-11-01
Bulletin Number:
01338
NHTSA Item Number:
10004109

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Regal lower rocker molding at quarter panel availability. Service vme. ( nhtsa item number - 10004109 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-11-01
Bulletin Number:
030232049
NHTSA Item Number:
10004765

Component Description: Steering:linkages:tie rod assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Release of new outer tie rod ends for service. ( nhtsa item number - 10004765 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-12-01
Bulletin Number:
000604049B
NHTSA Item Number:
10005145

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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 ( nhtsa item number - 10005145 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-12-01
Bulletin Number:
030849021
NHTSA Item Number:
10005155

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Cup holder may not retain cups. ( nhtsa item number - 10005155 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01650
NHTSA Item Number:
10007236

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:controls/wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Manual dual zone fan and mode knob replacement. Service vme. ( nhtsa item number - 10007236 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3097
NHTSA Item Number:
10010202

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Hvac side to side temperature difference. ( nhtsa item number - 10010202 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01292004
NHTSA Item Number:
10013031

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Power steering gear lower pinion bearing, safety recall 03062. ( nhtsa item number - 10013031 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
040842006
NHTSA Item Number:
10012607

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Inoperative left or right fog lamp. ( nhtsa item number - 10012607 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
040842010
NHTSA Item Number:
10008493

Component Description: Exterior lighting:fog lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Left and/ or right fog lamp may be inoperative. ( nhtsa item number - 10008493 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
040601017
NHTSA Item Number:
10008471

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe.

Service Bulletin Summary: New upper intake manifold and gasket kits. ( nhtsa item number - 10008471 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
040601021
NHTSA Item Number:
10012148

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: New rear main seal and special tool for installation. ( nhtsa item number - 10012148 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-10-01
Bulletin Number:
030849018B
NHTSA Item Number:
10004777

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Broken console or storage compartment lid latch. ( nhtsa item number - 10004777 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
030844005B
NHTSA Item Number:
10005588

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:rear window.

Service Bulletin Summary: Poor radio reception or radio static/ increased interference with rear window defogger on or some rear window defogger grids may be inoperative. ( nhtsa item number - 10005588 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-06-01
Bulletin Number:
050232003
NHTSA Item Number:
10017515

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Revised outer tie rod end nut tightening specification/tie rod end jam nut tightening specification added. ( nhtsa item number - 10017515 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
050604058
NHTSA Item Number:
10017568

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Intermittent chuggle or fishbite on light acceleration or a highway speeds with no diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs). ( nhtsa item number - 10017568 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
709
NHTSA Item Number:
10018133

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tie rod specifications revised. Gm tech link. ( nhtsa item number - 10018133 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-03-01
Bulletin Number:
08-06-04-019
NHTSA Item Number:
10024787

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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). ( nhtsa item number - 10024787 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
BUICK, CHEVROLET, OLDSMOBILE, PONTIAC
Model(s):
CUTLASS, CUTLASS SUPREME, GRAND PRIX, INTRIGUE, LUMINA, MALIBU, MONTE CARLO, REGAL
Year(s):
1996, 1997, 1998
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
03V527000
Recall Date:
December 11th, 2003
Units Affected:
750,283

Affected Component: Steering:rack and pinion.

Summary: Certain passenger vehicles have lower pinion bearings in the power rack and pinion assembly in which the retainer tabs were not crimped properly. These retainers could fail and permit the ball bearings to escape. .

Conequence: If this occurs, the pinion shaft can be forced upward during left turns and back down as the steering wheel is moved back and to the right. If the pinion shaft moves further, the driver will need to exert more effort to turn the steering wheel, similar to a vehicle without power assisted steering. If the pinion shaft moves even further, the driver will require much higher effort to turn left and may not be able to turn the wheel as much as intended. With the maximum pinion shaft movement, which requires internal gear component damage, the driver can encounter high resistance to turning left, followed by unintended power assist to the right. In any of these conditions, a crash could occur. .

Remedy: Dealers will install a new lower pinion bearing unless inspect of the existing bearing indicates that replacement of the gear assembly is necessary. Owner notification began on february 5, 2004. Owners should contact buick at 1-866-608-8080; chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438; oldsmobile at 1-800-630-6537; or pontiac at 1-800-620-7668. .

Notes: Gm recall no. 03062. Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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2
Make(s):
BUICK, PONTIAC
Model(s):
GRAND PRIX, REGAL
Year(s):
1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
08V118000
Recall Date:
March 12th, 2008
Units Affected:
207,542

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling.

Summary: 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. .

Conequence: 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. .

Remedy: 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. .

Notes: Gm recall no. 07035. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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3
Make(s):
BUICK, CHEVROLET, OLDSMOBILE, PONTIAC, SATURN
Model(s):
CENTURY, GRAND PRIX, IMPALA, INTRIGUE, LACROSSE, MONTANA, MONTE CARLO, REGAL, RELAY, SILHOUETTE, TERRAZA, UPLANDER, VENTURE
Year(s):
1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Manufacturer:
DORMAN PRODUCTS, INC.
NHTSA ID:
09E005000
Recall Date:
February 17th, 2009
Units Affected:
979

Affected Component: Steering.

Summary: Dorman is recalling 979 steering knuckles, dorman p/nos. 697-902 and 697-903, sold under dorman's "oe solutionstm" brand name, and napa p/nos. 7-8502 and 7-8503 which were sold for replacement use on the various vehicles listed above. A potential material or design defect could result in the steering knuckle breaking in the hub area. .

Conequence: A broken steering knuckle could result in loss of steering control and a possible crash without warning. .

Remedy: Dorman will notify owners and replace the defective steering knuckles free of charge and reimburse the repair facility or owner for labor. The recall began on february 23, 2009. Owners may contact dorman's toll-free hotline at 1-800-523-2492 and press 5. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket dorman steering knuckles and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles manufactured by general motors corporation. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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4
Make(s):
BUICK, CHEVROLET, OLDSMOBILE, PONTIAC
Model(s):
GRAND PRIX, IMPALA, INTRIGUE, LUMINA, MONTE CARLO, REGAL
Year(s):
1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
09V116000
Recall Date:
April 8th, 2009
Units Affected:
1,497,516

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling.

Summary: 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. .

Conequence: 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. .

Remedy: 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. .

Notes: Gm recall no. 09047. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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5
Make(s):
BUICK, CHEVROLET, OLDSMOBILE, PONTIAC
Model(s):
GRAND PRIX, IMPALA, INTRIGUE, LUMINA, MONTE CARLO, REGAL
Year(s):
1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Manufacturer:
General Motors LLC
NHTSA ID:
15V701000
Recall Date:
October 26th, 2015
Units Affected:
1,003,556

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:engine | engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe.

Summary: 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. .

Conequence: Engine oil that drips onto the hot surface of the exhaust manifold may result in a fire. .

Remedy: 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. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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6
Make(s):
BUICK, OLDSMOBILE
Model(s):
CENTURY, INTRIGUE, REGAL
Year(s):
1997, 1998, 1999
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
98V102000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
149,342

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. The owner manuals do not contain the requirement information pertaining to the vehicle headlamp aiming device. This does not comply with requirements of fmvss no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. ".

Conequence: If the headlamp assemblies are replaced, customers may not be able to properly aim the headlights. .

Remedy: Owners will be mailed an owner manual's insert which contains the appropriate information. .

Notes: Owner notification is expected to begin during june 1998. Owners who do not receive the insert and installation instructions within a reasonable time should contact buick at 1-800-521-7300 or oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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7
Make(s):
BUICK
Model(s):
CENTURY, REGAL
Year(s):
1998, 1999
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
99V356000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
411,880

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Summary: 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. .

Conequence: Driver visibility may be impaired increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Owners will be provided with an owner's manual insert containing instructions for optically aiming the headlamps. .

Notes: Owner notification began july 20, 2000. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact buick at 1-800-521-7300. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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