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Buick Riviera Problems

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Most Common Buick Riviera Problems

Problems with anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting.
The trunk pull down switch may fail causing the trunk lid not to close completely.
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2 Known Buick Riviera Brake Problems

3 Known Buick Riviera Drive Train Problems

3 Known Buick Riviera Electrical & Lights Problems

12 Known Buick Riviera Engine Problems

4 Known Buick Riviera Exhaust & Emissions Problems

3 Known Buick Riviera Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

1 Known Buick Riviera Maintenance Problem

3 Known Buick Riviera Suspension & Steering Problems

31 Known Buick Riviera Problems

Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Buick Riviera years 1995, 1998, and 1990 are the most likely to experience problems.

1995 Buick Riviera
1998 Buick Riviera
1990 Buick Riviera
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