1997 Buick Riviera Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Buick Riviera
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1997 Buick Riviera ProblemsErratic Shifting of the Automatic Transmission
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 control solenoid.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
1997 Buick Riviera QuestionsHow do you reset the codes. (1 answer)
Car will intermittently not start. This is a no crank, no start. Battery IS NOT the problem. Steering column is loose, but that occurred AFTER this issue began. I am assuming it is the Ignition Control Module... but I want to try to verify other possibilities before I start dumping a bunch of mo...
Have bypassed the ignition switch by installing the relevant value of resistor between switch and bulkhead wiring block. But security light keeps coming on ( steady ) car runs perfect, light will go out while driving for a couple of days, then will come back on. The car will start if the light is...