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1997 Buick Riviera Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Buick Riviera

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Buick Riviera is between $315 and $385 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1997 Buick Riviera
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$350
Annual Repair Cost
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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 ...
The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure contr...
Vehicles with the optional CRT dash may have the display fail. Our technicians tell us that the CRT unit will need to be sent out to a specialized repair facility for repair.
MAF conector broke (the little black piece).that little thing is expensive.. So I haven't gotten ...
Car will intermittently not start. This is a no crank, no start. Battery IS NOT the problem. Stee...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
April 30, 2013
1997 Buick Riviera
I have a 1997 buick rivera I start my car in the morning and drive for about 15 minutes my car cuts off while driving i then put the car in neutral while driving the car starts back up. it does thi...
November 15, 2010
1997 Buick Riviera
Purchased new 1997 Riviera. The paint started peeling off after 2-3 years. Noticed this problem on many other Rivieras. Was told it is due to a poor seal coat on this model. Brakes were always ...