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1998 Buick Riviera 2dr Cpe

  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • Leather bucket seats w/6-way pwr, dual pwr seatback recliners, manual lumbar
  • Electronic warning tones-inc: seat belt, ignition key, headlamps on, turn signal on, parking brake on
  • Front/rear shoulder/lap safety belts (outboard position) w/front shoulder belt comfort adjuster
  • (2) rear rail assist handles
  • Dual horns
 
Crash Test Results for the 1998 Buick Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1998 Buick Century Not
Tested
Not
Tested
33Not
Tested
1998 Buick LeSabre 4433Not
Tested
1998 Buick Regal Not
Tested
Not
Tested
33Not
Tested
1998 Buick Skylark Not
Tested
Not
Tested
13Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1998 Buick Skylark 2dr Cpe
1998 BUICK RIVIERA:

Bulletin Number: 000310007F
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE SHAKE / VIBRATION IN STEERING WHEEL, FLOOR, SEAT AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS ON SMOOTH ROADS. *JB UPDATED *EH GM VOICEMAIL MESSAGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 000730002B
CONCERNS WITH SLIPS, HARSH UPSHIFT OR GARAGE SHIFTS, LAUNCH SHUDDERS, FLARES, ERRATIC SHIFTS AND INTERMITTENT CONCERNS, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1811 OR P0748 SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010601008
SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A REPEAT ENGINE OIL PAN LEAK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010601008A
SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A REPEAT ENGINE OIL PAN LEAK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010730032B
SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A TRANSMISSION OIL LEAK. *TT UPDATED *EH

Bulletin Number: 01432
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION POOR ACCELERATION, PERFORMANCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 020730014
INFORMATION ON SERVICING 4T65E TRANSAXLE SPACER PLATE AND GASKETS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 020730014A
INFORMATION ON SERVICING 4T65-E TRANSAXLE SPACER PLATE AND GASKETS FOR VARIOUS MODELS FROM 1997 THROUGH 2002. *TT

Bulletin Number: 040601021
NEW REAR MAIN SEAL AND SPECIAL TOOL FOR INSTALLATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 040861001
FLOOR PAN CORROSION PERFORATION IN BATTERY COMPARTMENT. *EH

Bulletin Number: 05-06-04-035D
This informational bulletin provides the technician with information on what E85 fuel may due to a non E85 vehicle.

Bulletin Number: 050604058
INTERMITTENT CHUGGLE OR FISHBITE ON LIGHT ACCELERATION OR A HIGHWAY SPEEDS WITH NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 10001
INFORMATION ON GROWLING NOISE IN TRANSAXLE DURING FIRST FOUR MINUTES AFTER START UP. *YC

Bulletin Number: 10004
INFORMATION ON ABS AND / OR TRACTION LIGHT ON WITH CODES AND / OR ERRATIC ENGINE IDLE OR MIL ON. *YC

Bulletin Number: 16NA260
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

Bulletin Number: 17-NA-073
This warranty administration bulletin provides policy information with the field action courtesy transportation policy.

Bulletin Number: 17NA073
This warranty administration bulletin provides information regarding the field action courtesy transportation policy.

Bulletin Number: 57
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

Bulletin Number: 735023A
EXPERIENCING NOISE COMING FROM FRONT BRAKES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 831704
CONCERNS OF DOOR HANDLES ON WHITE PAINTED VEHICLES TRUNING YELLOW. *YC

Bulletin Number: 833004
EXPERIENCING SHAKE / VIBRATION IN STEERING WHEEL, FLOOR, SEAT AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS ON SMOOTH ROADS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 836319
EXPERIENCING A RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF VEHICLE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 849602
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THE RADIO CLOCK GAINS AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF TIME. *YC

Bulletin Number: 971101738125
SUBJECT ON PARALLEL PARK ASSIST MODE AND BOTH MIRRORS ARE INOPERATIVE OR RH MIRROR MOVES UP TOO HIGH. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98737104A
CONCERNS OF NOISE/VIBRATION/GROWL FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE ON RIGHT TURNS OR HARD ACCELERATION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98849602A
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON RADIO CLOCK GAINS AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF TIME. *YC

Bulletin Number: 990232007
THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CONCERNS OF STEERING VIBRATION / SHUDDER / MOAN DURING PARKING MANEUVERS ON DRY PAVEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990308005
EXPERIENCING CLUNK, RATTLE OR METAL TO METAL NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990308005
EXPERIENCING CLUNK, RATTHE OR METAL TO METAL NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990603009
CONDITIONS WITH FLOOR PAN CORROSION PERFORATION IN BATTERY COMPARTMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990603009A
FLOOR PAN CORROSION PERFORATION IN BATTERY COMPARTMENT. *TT UPDATE *EH

Bulletin Number: 990605005
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A POPPING TYPE NOISE HEARD IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990850021
A CONDITION WITH THE FRONT SEAT BACK AND / OR SEAT CUSHION HEAT ELEMENT IS NON-FUNCTIONING. *TT

Bulletin Number: PI1217
This preliminary bulletin provides a way to aid the technician in diagnosing transmission fluid leaking from the trans breather vent.

Bulletin Number: PIC4696A
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

Bulletin Number: PIC4696A
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

Bulletin Number: PIC4696B
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

Bulletin Number: PIC4696C
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

Bulletin Number: PIC5913
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

Bulletin Number: PIP4723B
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

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
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

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
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

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
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

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
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

 
Recalls for 1998 Buick Skylark 2dr Cpe
No recalls exist.
 


1997 Saab 900 3dr Cpe SE Talledega Auto

  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Electrically heated reclining front bucket seats w/driver-side lumbar support
  • Automatic front safety belt tensioners
  • Front height-adjustable safety belts
  • 3-point shoulder belts at all seating positions
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Side impact protection system
  • Front/rear head restraints in outboard positions
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Saab Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Saab 900 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Saab 900 3dr Cpe SE Talledega Auto
1997 SAAB 900:

Bulletin Number: 01/970731
ADJUSTMENT OF BEARING TENSION. *TW

Bulletin Number: 01/970732
LOOSENING REAR WINDOW RUBBER MOLDING. *TW

Bulletin Number: 100
NEW ESSENTIAL SPECIAL TOOL: TERMINAL REPAIR KIT. *JD

Bulletin Number: 16NA260
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

Bulletin Number: 210
CYLINDER HEAD BOLT TIGHTENING TORQUE. *JD

Bulletin Number: 211
TEMPERATURE SENDING UNITS FOR REPLACEMENT CYLINDER HEADS FOR VEHICLES WITH 4 CYLINDER ENGINE. *JD

Bulletin Number: 231
ADDRESSING ENGINE NOISE COMPLAINTS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3111773
SUBJECT ON LONG-TERM STORAGE OF HYBRID BATTERIES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3512028
CONCERNS WITH LOOSE SEAL AROUND FRONT DIRECTION INDICTORS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3512028
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN THAT THE SEAL AROUND THE FRONT DIRECTION INDICATORS / LIGHT CLUSTER CAN COME LOOSE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3632027
CONCERNS WITH NUTS ON REAR WINDOW AND WINDSHIELD WIPER ARMS COME LOOSE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3671771
CONCERNS WHEN ANTENNA FAILS TO GO UP / DOWN COMPLETELY ON VEHICLES WITHIN V2037949 AND V7010251. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3719008ED2
INFORMATION ON DELETING DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS AT CUSTOMER' REQUEST. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3719008ED2
INFORMATION ON DELETING DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS AT CUSTOMER' REQUEST. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3811932
INFORMATION ON ADDRESSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF LOW OIL LEVEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3832062
SERVICE INFORMATION DESCRIBING FAULT DIAGNOSIS OF REMOTE CONTROL FUNCTION FOR ANIT-THEFT ALARM. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3911902
A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT CONCERNING BATTERY, DISCHARGING THROUGH LIGHT SWITCH IN LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3911902
CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF BATTERY, DISCHARGING THROUGH LIGHT SWITCH IN LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3911968
SUBJECT ON INTERIOR LIGHTING NOT WORKING SATISFACTORILY ON VEHICLES FROM VIN V2039303 TO VIN V2043433. *YC

Bulletin Number: 440
REMANUFACTURED AISIN AW TRANSMISSION, NO REVERSE AND / OR ERRATIC SHIFTS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 524
PEDAL RAISING KIT. *JD

Bulletin Number: 641
COMPLAINTS REGARDING NOISY OR HARD TO OPERATE TELESCOPIC STEERING ACTION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 7311821
EXPERIENCING NOISE FROM FRONT ASSEMBLY, FAULT DIAGNOSIS HINTS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 811
ADDRESSING COMPLAINT OF WATER LEAKS FROM AREA AROUND DOOR MIRROR. *JD

Bulletin Number: 8111859
COMPLAINTS OF WEAR MARKS ON SOFT-TOP CLOTH. *YC

Bulletin Number: 8111859
CONCERNS WITH WEAR MARKS ON SOFT-TOP CLOTH. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8111951
HEADLINING FASTENS TO THE FRONT SIDE RAILS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 8111984
INFORMATION ON REPLACING CONNECTING TAB ON ELECTRICALLY HEATED REAR WINDOW. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8111988
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE SOFT TOP (TONNEAU) COVER LATCHES MAY NOT OPEN FULLY OR FAST ENOUGH WHEN THE SOFT TOP COVER IS BEING OPENED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8112099
CONCERNS WITH CRACKS IN SOFT TOP COVER FOIL STRIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8112156
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT IRRITATING ROAD AND WIND NOISE PENETRATING INTO THE CABIN THROUGH THE COVER AT THE TOP OF THE B-PILLAR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 831
NOTIFICATION TO STOP PERFORMING PROCEDURE OUTLINED IN SI-831-1823 TO ADDRESS A COMPLAINT OF REAR DOORS DUFFICULT TO OPEN FROM OUTSIDE ON MODELS UP TO W2019950. *TT

Bulletin Number: 850
SRS (AIRBAG) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES MISSING FROM WORKSHOP INFORMATION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 850
SUBJECT REGARDING REPLACEMENT OF SRS WIRING HARNESS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8521878
SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT SEAT BACKREST DIFFICULT TO TIP FORWARD. *YC

Bulletin Number: 8542143
ADDRESSING CONCERNS WITH VARIOUS TYPES OF NOISES HEARD FROM THE A/C SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 870
DIAGNOSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS THAT MAY BE CAUSED BY THE ANTI-FROST SWITCH ON VEHICLES WITH VIN T2037750 AND T7010027. *YC

Bulletin Number: 870
ELECTRONIC ANTIFROST THERMOSTAT. *JD

Bulletin Number: 870
TECHNICAL SERVICE BROADCAST ON CORRECT INSTALLATION OF FAN SPEED CONTROLLER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 931
CD PLAYER LOCKING UP/RADIO WILL NOT POWER UP ON NEW STYLE 900 MODELS. *JD

Bulletin Number: 980728870
ADDRESSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF NOISY A/C. *YC


1997 SAAB 9000:

Bulletin Number: 01/970731
ADJUSTMENT OF BEARING TENSION. *TW

Bulletin Number: 100
NEW ESSENTIAL SPECIAL TOOL: TERMINAL REPAIR KIT. *JD

Bulletin Number: 16NA260
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

Bulletin Number: 200
TECHNICAL SERVICE BROADCAST ON SETTING DTC P0300 ON SOME MODELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 210
CYLINDER HEAD BOLT TIGHTENING TORQUE. *JD

Bulletin Number: 211
TEMPERATURE SENDING UNITS FOR REPLACEMENT CYLINDER HEADS FOR VEHICLES WITH 4 CYLINDER ENGINE. *JD

Bulletin Number: 2482035
BACKGROUD INFORMATION IN DIAGNOSING A DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINT OR THE CHECK ENGINE LAMP COMING ON. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3111773
SUBJECT ON LONG-TERM STORAGE OF HYBRID BATTERIES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4401762
VEHICLES EXPERIENCING NOISE AND VIBRATIONS WHEN DOWNSHIFTING 4-3 AND 3-2. *TT

Bulletin Number: 471
NEW METHOD OF PRELOAD ADJUSTMENT. *JD

Bulletin Number: 4711936
VEHICLES SPEEDOMETER STOPS WORKING. *YC

Bulletin Number: 6441954
REVISIONS TO SERVICE MANUAL GROUP 6 FRONT ASSEMBLY, STEERING ON VEHICLES UP TO AND INCLUDING M97 VIN V1014201 TO VIN V1014202. *YC

Bulletin Number: 8011939
CONDITION WITH HOOD ( BONNET ) WILL NOT OPEN. *YC

Bulletin Number: 8121983
CONDITIONS WITH FRONT ROOF CONSOLE RATTLING ON CARS WITH SUNROOF. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970923981816
EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS WITH CAC "ONE PIECE" HOSE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 97112498100
INFORMATION ON REPLACEMENT OF POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE. *YC

 
Recalls for 1997 Saab 900 3dr Cpe SE Talledega Auto
1997 SAAB 900
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V139000
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 02/25/1997 - 12/21/1997
Potential Units Affected: 39313
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE AIR BAG ALERT LABEL ON THE DRIVER SIDE VISOR WAS OMITTED. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."
Consequence:
THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT MAY NOT PROPERLY UNDERSTAND THE OPERATION OF THE AIR BAG SYSTEM AND THE NEED TO USE SEAT BELTS.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN ALERT LABEL TO BE INSTALLED ON THE VISIBLE SIDE OF THE DRIVER'S SUN VISOR. IF AN OWNER SO DESIRES, THEIR DEALER CAN INSTALL THE LABEL FOR THEM.
1997 SAAB 900
NHTSA Campaign ID: 97V046000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 52500
Defect Description:
CORROSION AROUND THE ZINC-COATED THROTTLE CONTROL LEVER BUSHING CAN CAUSE THE THROTTLE LEVER TO BIND.
Consequence:
THIS BINDING CAN RESULT IN THE THROTTLE PLATE NOT RETURNING TO THE CLOSED POSITION WHEN THE THROTTLE PEDAL IS RELEASED AND A SUBSEQUENT LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ZINC-COATED THROTTLE CONTROL LEVER BUSHING WITH A NICKEL-COATED BUSHING AND BOLT.
1997 SAAB 900
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V038000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 09/06/1993 - 12/21/1997
Potential Units Affected: 92505
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR PROPERLY AIMING THE HEADLIGHTING SYSTEM WERE OMITTED. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
Consequence:
IF THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES ARE REPLACED, CUSTOMERS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO PROPERLY AIM THE HEADLIGHTS.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE SENT AIMING INSTRUCTIONS, AND DIRECTIONS FOR AFFIXING THESE INSERTS TO THE OWNER GUIDES. IF AN OWNER SO DESIRES, A DEALER CAN AFFIX THE INSERTS IN THEIR OWNER GUIDE FOR THEM.
1997 SAAB 9000
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V139000
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 02/25/1997 - 01/09/1998
Potential Units Affected: 39313
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE AIR BAG ALERT LABEL ON THE DRIVER SIDE VISOR WAS OMITTED. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."
Consequence:
THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT MAY NOT PROPERLY UNDERSTAND THE OPERATION OF THE AIR BAG SYSTEM AND THE NEED TO USE SEAT BELTS.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN ALERT LABEL TO BE INSTALLED ON THE VISIBLE SIDE OF THE DRIVER'S SUN VISOR. IF AN OWNER SO DESIRES, THEIR DEALER CAN INSTALL THE LABEL FOR THEM.
 






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