TSB List for the 1996 Buick Riviera

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STEERING

  • TSB #990232007

    NHTSA ID #608376

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

  • TSB #9709013202B

    NHTSA ID #54328

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: EXPERIENCING INTERMITTENT STEERING COLUMN SNAP OR CLICK NOISE WHEN TURNING. *YC

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SUSPENSION

  • TSB #000310007F

    NHTSA ID #618097

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 17 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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  • TSB #833004

    NHTSA ID #603826

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST

  • TSB #970501735019

    NHTSA ID #53015

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: WHEN BRAKES ARE DEPRESSED FORCE OR ENGINE LOAD MAY AFFECT AND CAUSE VARIOUS NOISES. *YC

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #990603009A

    NHTSA ID #10001285

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #040601021

    NHTSA ID #10012148

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #010601008A

    NHTSA ID #634813

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #010601008

    NHTSA ID #619177

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #990603009

    NHTSA ID #6088903

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

  • TSB #9709016116A

    NHTSA ID #54327

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMMENTS OF AN ENGINE OIL LEAK THAT APPEARS TO ORIGINATE TOWARD THE DRIVER'S SIDE OF THE VEHICLE; REAR OF ENGINE. *YC

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • TSB #010601007

    NHTSA ID #619176

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE COOLANT CONSUMPTION OR COOLANT LEAK (INSPECT FOR MATERIAL DEGRADATION/REPLACE INTAKE MANIFOLDS) *TT UPDATED 11/02/07 *NJ

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  • TSB #010601007A

    NHTSA ID #620835

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: EXPERIENCING EXCESSIVE ENGINE COOLANT CONSUMPTION, OR AN ENGINE COOLANT LEAK NEAR OR UNDER THE THROTTLE BODY AREA OF THE UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

  • TSB #040601017

    NHTSA ID #10008471

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NEW UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD AND GASKET KITS. *TT

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #PIP4723C

    NHTSA ID #10157018

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #98737104A

    NHTSA ID #601408

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #677164

    NHTSA ID #51296

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INTERMITTENT NEUTRAL OR LOSS OF DRIVE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS OR FROM FOURTH GEAR (REPLACE CONTROL VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY). *TW

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  • TSB #577106A

    NHTSA ID #50571

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 1996
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COLD START RATTLE NOISE. *TW

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POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

  • TSB #577106A

    NHTSA ID #51497

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COLD START RATTLE NOISE (DIAGNOSIS/SERVICE PROCEDURE). *TW

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POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #990730030A

    NHTSA ID #619370

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNERS OF SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60, 4T60-E OR 4T65-E TRANSAXLES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN STANDING IN PARK ON A HILL OR SLOPE WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING AND THE PARKING

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  • TSB #990730030

    NHTSA ID #6089996

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60 OR 4T60-E TRANSXALES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN IN PARK ON INCLINE. *TT

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  • TSB #10001

    NHTSA ID #601769

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #040861001

    NHTSA ID #10012688

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FLOOR PAN CORROSION PERFORATION IN BATTERY COMPARTMENT. *EH

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #PIP4723C

    NHTSA ID #10157018

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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  • TSB #PIP4723B

    NHTSA ID #10113443

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR

  • TSB #731608

    NHTSA ID #52564

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: EXCESSIVE VIBRATION OF ELECTROCHROMIC INSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR. *TW

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SEAT BELTS

  • TSB #PIC4696C

    NHTSA ID #10141381

    • Date Announced: MAY 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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STRUCTURE:BODY

  • TSB #831704

    NHTSA ID #602983

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #971101631041

    NHTSA ID #54065

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMMENTS ON INOPERATIVE POWER DOOR LOCKS (FRONT AND/OR REAR DOORS).

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • TSB #050604058

    NHTSA ID #10017568

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

  • TSB #PIP4723C

    NHTSA ID #10157018

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

  • TSB #990850021

    NHTSA ID #6089947

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #17NA073

    NHTSA ID #10166638

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 18 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #PIC4696D

    NHTSA ID #10165876

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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  • TSB #17NA073

    NHTSA ID #10154641

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 15 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #PIP4723C

    NHTSA ID #10157018

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

  • TSB #PIC4696B

    NHTSA ID #10114947

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 04 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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  • TSB #PIC4696A

    NHTSA ID #10114924

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 23 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

  • TSB #PIC4696A

    NHTSA ID #10114924

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 23 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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  • TSB #549001A

    NHTSA ID #52600

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CLN INDICATOR APPEARS ON RADIO DISPLAY AND DOES NOT TURN OFF (RESET CLN INDICATOR WITH THE EJECT BUTTON ON TAPE). *TW

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #17-NA-073

    NHTSA ID #10138060

    • Date Announced: MARCH 15 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER

  • TSB #971101739015

    NHTSA ID #54062

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMMENTS ON INSUFFICIENT RANGE OF THE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM. *YC

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  • TSB #631050

    NHTSA ID #52605

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: WAVY OR DIMPLING APPEARANCE IN ROOF PANEL RUNNING FRONT TO BACK OR EXCESSIVE RAIN NOISE (REPLACE CARDBOARD ROOF INSULATOR ADHESIVE). *TW

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