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1999 Buick Riviera Problems

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Most Common 1999 Buick Riviera Problems

The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.
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.
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 ...
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0 Known 1999 Buick Riviera Brakes Problems

3 Known 1999 Buick Riviera Drive Train Problems

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...
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...

0 Known 1999 Buick Riviera Electrical & Lights Problems

6 Known 1999 Buick Riviera Engine Problems

The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.
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.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

1 Known 1999 Buick Riviera Exhaust & Emissions Problem

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

1 Known 1999 Buick Riviera Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

1 Known 1999 Buick Riviera Maintenance Problem

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

0 Known 1999 Buick Riviera Miscellaneous Problems

2 Known 1999 Buick Riviera Suspension & Steering Problems

The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

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Known 1999 Buick Riviera Problems & Complaints

The supercharger may develop a noise in the front section of the supercharger assembly. The is due to a worn coupler. Our technicians tell us that a remanufactured coupler section is available from...
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...
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
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 ...
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
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.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
Our technicians recommend to replace the fuel system filter every 30,000 miles.
The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.
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