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

Rear of Vehicle May Ride to High or Low

The auto level ride compressor may fail causing the rear of the vehicle to ride to high or too low.

Idler/Pitman Arm May Wear and Cause Looseness in Steering

The idler arm or pitman arm may wear causing looseness in the steering. When this occurs the front suspension will not be able to be aligned correctly.

Intake Manifold Gasket May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine  with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.

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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

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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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