1995 Buick Riviera Problems
RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1995 Buick Riviera based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.
Problems with anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The key and ignition lock cylinder should be replaced to correct this condition.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.
The anti-lock brake (ABS) accumulator may fail causing loss of power brake assist. (The brake pedal will become very hard.)
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.
The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.
An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.