1996 Buick Roadmaster Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Buick Roadmaster

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1996 Buick Roadmaster Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.

Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault

An internal distributor fault could cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate, an engine misfire, or a stalling condition. Replacement of the distributor is commonly recommend to correct this concern.

Replace spark plugs every 100,000 miles

GM recommends replacing the spark plugs at 100,000 miles.  Our technicians recommend replacing spark plug wires at this time also.

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1996 Buick Roadmaster Questions

lost keys. how to replace ignition key (1 answer)

How do you disconnect the fan on the air conditioner? (2 answers)

When I turn the car off the fan continues to run and it runs the battery down. I need to turn the fan off. What causes this? It just started. It is my second car and it is very much needed.

the car starts then shuts right off. (2 answers)

Have Installed New fuel pump,crank sencer,key and switch,

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1996 Buick Roadmaster Recalls

Recall 96V245000
THE WHEEL LUG NUTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION DURING ASSEMBLY.
Recall 95V215000
THESE VEHICLES WERE SHIPPED WITH BOTH THE SUPPLEMENTAL INFLATABLE RESTRAINT CAUTION LABEL AND A ROOF RACK CAUTION LABEL INSTALLED ON THE SAME SIDE OF THE SUN VISOR. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO.208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."

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1996 Buick Roadmaster Reviews

Collector Ed Wagon. 2nd owner purch in 2004(?) by my uncle, but I helped test drive. Dad's car died and he got it, then he and I traded. @200,000 drove cross country from SC to CA w/wife and mother to tow 93 Caprice back to SC during summer; A/C kept us cool whole way and no issues towing. Repl rad@215,000. Now has 225,000 miles. Just repl #5 exhaust valve and it'll blow most cars away while ca...

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