Four problems related to ignition have been reported for the 2001 Buick Regal.
The contact owns a 2001 Buick Regal. The contact stated that the key could not be removed from the ignition to shut off the vehicle. The VIN was excluded from NHTSA campaign number: 14v355000 (electrical system:ignition). The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 160,000.
The contact owns a 2001 Buick Regal. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 35 mph, the vehicle stalled and no warning lamps illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle failed to restart. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The technician diagnosed that the ignition switch was defective and needed to be replaced. The approximate failure mileage was 50,000. Updated 08/19/lj.
The contact owns a 2001 Buick Regal. The contact stated that in order to start the vehicle, she would have to engage the hazard lights first and then turn the ignition before it would start. The dashboard components would illuminate sporadically and the fuel level gauge, gear shifter, and odometer were all inoperable. The vehicle was not repaired and the contact was unaware if there were any recalls on the vehicle. The failure and current mileages were unknown.
Ignition key hangs up cant get it out, it will com out if you wait several minutes after you turn key off the key feels rather warm to the touch when you finally get it out.