1998 Buick Riviera

44 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 1998 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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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 #990308005

    NHTSA ID #6088866

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

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

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  • TSB #990308005

    NHTSA ID #6088815

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

    Summary: EXPERIENCING CLUNK, RATTHE OR METAL TO METAL NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE. *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:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

  • TSB #735023A

    NHTSA ID #600208

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

    Summary: EXPERIENCING NOISE COMING FROM FRONT BRAKES. *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 #990605005

    NHTSA ID #6088811

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A POPPING TYPE NOISE HEARD IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. *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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  • TSB #05-06-04-035D

    NHTSA ID #10137901

    • Date Announced: MAY 09 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #PI1217

    NHTSA ID #10135203

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #000730002B

    NHTSA ID #634985

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

    Summary: 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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  • 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 #010730032B

    NHTSA ID #628928

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

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

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  • TSB #01432

    NHTSA ID #10004412

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION POOR ACCELERATION, PERFORMANCE. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

  • 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

  • TSB #PIC5913

    NHTSA ID #10113258

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 19 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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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:WIRING

  • TSB #57

    NHTSA ID #10016464

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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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:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

  • TSB #98849602A

    NHTSA ID #602750

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

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

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  • TSB #849602

    NHTSA ID #603828

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

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

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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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  • TSB #836319

    NHTSA ID #603833

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

    Summary: EXPERIENCING A RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF VEHICLE. *YC

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  • TSB #971101738125

    NHTSA ID #54204

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

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

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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 #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 #16NA260

    NHTSA ID #10082506

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 26 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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  • 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: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 #020730014A

    NHTSA ID #635006

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

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

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  • TSB #020730014

    NHTSA ID #634997

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

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

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  • TSB #10004

    NHTSA ID #601771

    • Date Announced: MARCH 24 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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