1998 BUICK Riviera

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0 Recalls for 1998 BUICK Riviera

Recall Date Component Summary
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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1998 BUICK Riviera

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35 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1998 BUICK Riviera

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Date Component  
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10908561
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10908573
ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10850080
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10824487
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10786262
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10215716
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 10205663
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10203682
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10160818
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10086893
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 10052035
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10053895
STEERING
ODI Number: 10042252
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
ODI Number: 8018441
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 8015099
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 8005787
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 8000828
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN | STEERING
ODI Number: 895211
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 885606
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 878692
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 871275
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 864776
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 852053
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 731186
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 706921
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 608799
TIRES | TIRES
ODI Number: 562951
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 562951
SEATS
ODI Number: 562951
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 562951
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 562951
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 562951
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 562951
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM | PARKING BRAKE
ODI Number: 562044
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 880700
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3 Investigations for 1998 BUICK Riviera

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

46 Service Alerts for 1998 BUICK Riviera

Date Description
December 2, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This informational bulletin provides information for dealers/technicians on Procedures to Unlock Delco Radio with Theftlock.

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December 2, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This informational bulletin provides information for dealers/technicians on Procedures to Unlock Delco Radio with Theftlock.

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November 22, 2019 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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November 22, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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September 5, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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September 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This warranty administration bulletin provides information regarding the field action courtesy transportation policy.

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September 20, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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September 20, 2017 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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September 20, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 20, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 9, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This informational bulletin provides the technician with information on what E85 fuel may due to a non E85 vehicle.

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March 15, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This warranty administration bulletin provides policy information with the field action courtesy transportation policy.

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April 15, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

This preliminary bulletin provides a way to aid the technician in diagnosing transmission fluid leaking from the trans breather vent.

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December 4, 2015 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 23, 2015 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 23, 2015 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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October 1, 1998 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON RADIO CLOCK GAINS AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF TIME. *YC

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November 17, 2004 020000 SUSPENSION

VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE SHAKE / VIBRATION IN STEERING WHEEL, FLOOR, SEAT AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS ON SMOOTH ROADS. *JB UPDATED *EH GM VOICEMAIL MESSAGE. *TT

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July 1, 2002 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION ON SERVICING 4T65-E TRANSAXLE SPACER PLATE AND GASKETS FOR VARIOUS MODELS FROM 1997 THROUGH 2002. *TT

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September 1, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

EXPERIENCING A RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF VEHICLE. *YC

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September 1, 1998 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THE RADIO CLOCK GAINS AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF TIME. *YC

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September 1, 1998 020000 SUSPENSION

EXPERIENCING SHAKE / VIBRATION IN STEERING WHEEL, FLOOR, SEAT AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS ON SMOOTH ROADS. *YC

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July 1, 2002 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

CONCERNS WITH SLIPS, HARSH UPSHIFT OR GARAGE SHIFTS, LAUNCH SHUDDERS, FLARES, ERRATIC SHIFTS AND INTERMITTENT CONCERNS, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1811 OR P0748 SET. *TT

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May 1, 1998 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

CONCERNS OF NOISE/VIBRATION/GROWL FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE ON RIGHT TURNS OR HARD ACCELERATION. *YC

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October 1, 1999 020000 SUSPENSION

EXPERIENCING CLUNK, RATTHE OR METAL TO METAL NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE. *TT

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February 22, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 19, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that have a Supplemental Inflatable Restraint lamp, Service Vehicle Soon lamp on and/or radio locked, possibly after module replacement. Techni

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September 1, 2005 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

INTERMITTENT CHUGGLE OR FISHBITE ON LIGHT ACCELERATION OR A HIGHWAY SPEEDS WITH NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS). *TT

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November 1, 1997 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

SUBJECT ON PARALLEL PARK ASSIST MODE AND BOTH MIRRORS ARE INOPERATIVE OR RH MIRROR MOVES UP TOO HIGH. *YC

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May 1, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A REPEAT ENGINE OIL PAN LEAK. *TT

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October 1, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

CONCERNS OF DOOR HANDLES ON WHITE PAINTED VEHICLES TRUNING YELLOW. *YC

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June 1, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

NEW REAR MAIN SEAL AND SPECIAL TOOL FOR INSTALLATION. *TT

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December 1, 1999 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

A CONDITION WITH THE FRONT SEAT BACK AND / OR SEAT CUSHION HEAT ELEMENT IS NON-FUNCTIONING. *TT

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February 1, 2001 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A REPEAT ENGINE OIL PAN LEAK. *TT

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July 1, 2003 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

WIRE HARNESS MAY BE STRETCHED, OR THE PCS MAY NOT BE ORIENTED IN THE SAME POSITION, AFTER INSTALLING A SERVICE REPLACEMENT VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY. GM TECH LINK. *TT

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February 1, 2004 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

FLOOR PAN CORROSION PERFORATION IN BATTERY COMPARTMENT. *TT UPDATE *EH

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April 1, 2002 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION ON SERVICING 4T65E TRANSAXLE SPACER PLATE AND GASKETS. *TT

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September 1, 1999 010000 STEERING

THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CONCERNS OF STEERING VIBRATION / SHUDDER / MOAN DURING PARKING MANEUVERS ON DRY PAVEMENT. *TT

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January 1, 1998 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

EXPERIENCING NOISE COMING FROM FRONT BRAKES. *YC

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October 1, 1999 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

CONDITIONS WITH FLOOR PAN CORROSION PERFORATION IN BATTERY COMPARTMENT. *TT

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October 1, 1999 020000 SUSPENSION

EXPERIENCING CLUNK, RATTLE OR METAL TO METAL NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE. *TT

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March 24, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION ON ABS AND / OR TRACTION LIGHT ON WITH CODES AND / OR ERRATIC ENGINE IDLE OR MIL ON. *YC

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April 1, 1998 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

INFORMATION ON GROWLING NOISE IN TRANSAXLE DURING FIRST FOUR MINUTES AFTER START UP. *YC

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August 26, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE MEDIA DISC PLAYER WITH THE LATEST CALIBRATIONS TO CORRECT A CONDITION OF THE REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM NOT OPERATING AS INTENDED IN COLDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AREAS DUE TO CALIBR

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November 1, 2004 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A TRANSMISSION OIL LEAK. *TT UPDATED *EH

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December 1, 2004 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

FLOOR PAN CORROSION PERFORATION IN BATTERY COMPARTMENT. *EH

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