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NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling: Engine Problems

3.7

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,750 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1996 Buick Riviera engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Buick Riviera Owner Comments

problem #4

Jan 262004

(reported on)

Riviera

  • 135,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

While driving the vehicle shut off. The vehicle was taken to the dealer but they were unable to duplicate the problem. Please provide any additional information.

- Greenup, IL, USA

problem #3

Jan 162004

Riviera

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Electrical (?)--the engine dies while driving at highway speeds. The engine will not restart when shifted to neutral while still rolling but does restart when the brake is applied! this has happened seven times during the past 9 months and is happening with more frequency--4 times this month! the Buick service dept. Has not been able to recreate the problem and cannot determine the source of the problem.

- Greenup, IL, USA

problem #2

Jun 132000

(reported on)

Riviera

  • miles
Alternator idler pully and belt replaced.

- Summervill, SC, USA

problem #1

Jun 132000

(reported on)

Riviera

  • miles
Alternator idler pully and belt replaced.

- Summervill, SC, USA

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