1999 Buick Riviera

1999 Buick Riviera Prices
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1999 Buick Riviera Fuel Economy
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1999 Buick Riviera Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems An occasional problem with this vehicle is failure of the Transmission Pressure Control Solenoid (PCS). Failure of the solenoid is identified in TSB # 00-07-30-002B. The cost to repair the Transmission PCS is estimated at $45.61 for parts and $273.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems Occasional problems with this vehicle are failures of the Ignition Lock Cylinder and the Charging System Thermistor. Failure of either of these components may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder is $132.13 for parts and $97.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Charging System Thermistor is $25.00 for parts and $19.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

5 out of 5 5 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Engine Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
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