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1997 Buick Riviera Repair and Maintenance Costs

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

1997 Buick Riviera Problems

Intake Manifold Gasket May Leak Engine Oil

The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.

Stalling Due to Mass Air Flow or Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

The mass air flow or crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to intermittently stall. It may be necessary for the engine to cool down before it will restart.

Transmission Fluid Leak From Cooler Line

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.

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1997 Buick Riviera Questions

Will missing MAF connector cause car to die out? (1 answer)

MAF conector broke (the little black piece).that little thing is expensive.. So I haven't gotten it..my car died while driving today..Started up But did it again. MAF 2 Blame? Do I replace the entire o2 or just MAF connection?

How do you reset the codes. (1 answer)

Why won't this car start... sometimes? (2 answers)

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...

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1997 Buick Riviera Reviews

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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 this twice a day. after that I have no more problems until the next day. what is the problem?
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 a problem. Now the ABS AND T/C LIGHT STAY ON due to major problems...needs new ABS system. Had to replace engine due to two rods broke. It turns out there is (3) different series engine for this ca...

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