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1999 Buick Riviera
3.8L 6-cyl Engine Code [1] Engine Code [1]
240 bhp. @ 5200 rpm / Torque: 280 ft. lbs. @ 3600 rpm
3.8L - V 6-cyl (Gasoline engine w/ Supercharger)

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (1999 Buick Riviera with engine code [1]) show example...

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  API*
    Above -18C  »  10W-30 [1]
    Below 16C  »  5W-30
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS003

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  5. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] SAE 10W-30 is preferred.
    [2] This specification has been updated from Dexron II or III to
    Dexron VI per a Technical Service Bulletin from the
    manufacturer
    [3] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3. Original recommendation
    P/N 12377967 has been replaced by P/N 19353126.

  6. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.3 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  12.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 4T65-E Initial Fill  »  7 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 4T65-E  »  12.7 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  7. Chassis Lubrication

  8. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  22 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K29)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51040 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 46153 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33311 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58837 Auto Tran Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ATM 10W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ATM)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLT 10W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLT)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OET 10W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OET)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATL Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTL OE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
PSF Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
GLC Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease NLGI #2 (GLC)

AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is qualified against the highest grease standards and designed for multiple-use applications. Composed of premium-quality synthetic base oils and calcium sulfonate complex thickeners, Multi-Purpose Grease provide...
GWR Synthetic Water Resistant Grease NLGI#2 (GWR)

Superior Lubrication and Protection in Automotive and Industrial Applications With Extensive Exposure to Water Package sizes include: 3-oz. Cartridges (not sold individually, comes in a pack of 3) 3-oz. Cartridges (case of 10) 14-oz. Cartri...
GRG DOMINATOR Synthetic Racing Grease (GRG)

Exceptional High-Speed/High-Temperature Performance. AMSOIL DOMINATOR® Synthetic Racing Grease is engineered to protect high-performance bearings and chassis components in racing applications operated on snow, dirt, water or track. Package siz...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix fuel filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck and Racing Fuel Filters

wix filterWIX Fuel Filters provide an unmatched fuel cleansing performance. They prevent pump wear, injector clogging, premature engine wear and help boost fuel efficiency. Offer quick, easy filter replacement, long life and the possibility of extended service intervals.
wix transmission filter WIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
6,000 miles (9,600 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Chassis
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The frame of a vehicle to which the body attaches.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
3
Labor Units:
0.18
Parts Units:
4.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
3
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.09
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
7.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The liquid in a transmission that allows it to function and serves as a cooling and lubrication medium.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel tank, cap & lines
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A reservoir for the vehicle's fuel.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Supercharger fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A liquid used to lubricate the internal components (for example, the impeller and the bearings) of a supercharger.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
50,000 miles (80,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
5.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
50,000 miles (80,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Spark plug wires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge the spark plug(s).
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.9
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1998-09-01
Bulletin Number:
833004
NHTSA Item Number:
603826

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing shake / vibration in steering wheel, floor, seat at highway speeds on smooth roads. ( nhtsa item number - 603826 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-10-01
Bulletin Number:
831704
NHTSA Item Number:
602983

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns of door handles on white painted vehicles truning yellow. ( nhtsa item number - 602983 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
837112
NHTSA Item Number:
603082

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Noise and/or vibration during low speed acceleration or brake torquing. ( nhtsa item number - 603082 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
990232007
NHTSA Item Number:
608376

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin addresses concerns of steering vibration / shudder / moan during parking maneuvers on dry pavement. ( nhtsa item number - 608376 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
990605005
NHTSA Item Number:
6088811

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a popping type noise heard in the passenger compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 6088811 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
990308005
NHTSA Item Number:
6088866

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing clunk, rattle or metal to metal noise from front of vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 6088866 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
990603009
NHTSA Item Number:
6088903

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Conditions with floor pan corrosion perforation in battery compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 6088903 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
990308006
NHTSA Item Number:
6088892

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Customers may comment that a squeak, squawk or creak noise from front strut assembly. ( nhtsa item number - 6088892 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-12-01
Bulletin Number:
990850021
NHTSA Item Number:
6089947

Component Description: Seats:front assembly:seat heater/cooler.

Service Bulletin Summary: A condition with the front seat back and / or seat cushion heat element is non-functioning. ( nhtsa item number - 6089947 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
000730002
NHTSA Item Number:
611290

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some owners of vehicles with a hydra-matic 4t65-e transaxle may comment on harsh upshifts or harsh garage shifts, soft shifts, shudders on hard acceleration, or shifts erratic. ( nhtsa item number - 611290 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-12-01
Bulletin Number:
990603005A
NHTSA Item Number:
618099

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a generator noise (whine / hum / moan / vibration) in passenger compartment at idle, slow speeds, decelerating or parking maneuvers. ( nhtsa item number - 618099 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-02-01
Bulletin Number:
010601008
NHTSA Item Number:
619177

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some owners may comment on a repeat engine oil pan leak. ( nhtsa item number - 619177 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
990730030A
NHTSA Item Number:
619370

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin 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 ( nhtsa item number - 619370 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-02-01
Bulletin Number:
000730007A
NHTSA Item Number:
629375

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding whine noise in park or neutral, service engine soon or service vehicle soon lamp illumination. ( nhtsa item number - 629375 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-04-01
Bulletin Number:
020730014
NHTSA Item Number:
634997

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on servicing 4t65e transaxle spacer plate and gaskets. ( nhtsa item number - 634997 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-05-01
Bulletin Number:
010601008A
NHTSA Item Number:
634813

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some owners may comment on a repeat engine oil pan leak. ( nhtsa item number - 634813 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
000730002B
NHTSA Item Number:
634985

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with slips, harsh upshift or garage shifts, launch shudders, flares, erratic shifts and intermittent concerns, diagnostic trouble code p1811 or p0748 set. ( nhtsa item number - 634985 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
020730014A
NHTSA Item Number:
635006

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on servicing 4t65-e transaxle spacer plate and gaskets for various models from 1997 through 2002. ( nhtsa item number - 635006 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01432
NHTSA Item Number:
10004412

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Automatic transmission poor acceleration, performance. ( nhtsa item number - 10004412 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
57
NHTSA Item Number:
10016464

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10016464 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3115
NHTSA Item Number:
10009950

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine intake manifold coolant leak. ( nhtsa item number - 10009950 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-02-01
Bulletin Number:
990603009A
NHTSA Item Number:
10001285

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Floor pan corrosion perforation in battery compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 10001285 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
040601021
NHTSA Item Number:
10012148

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: New rear main seal and special tool for installation. ( nhtsa item number - 10012148 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
000310007F
NHTSA Item Number:
618097

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may experience shake / vibration in steering wheel, floor, seat at highway speeds on smooth roads. ( nhtsa item number - 618097 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
010730032B
NHTSA Item Number:
628928

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some owners may comment on a transmission oil leak. ( nhtsa item number - 628928 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
040861001
NHTSA Item Number:
10012688

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Floor pan corrosion perforation in battery compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 10012688 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
050604058
NHTSA Item Number:
10017568

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Intermittent chuggle or fishbite on light acceleration or a highway speeds with no diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs). ( nhtsa item number - 10017568 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
PIC-4887
NHTSA Item Number:
10026686

Component Description: (A) Suspension:front:shock absorber., (B) Suspension:rear:shock absorber.

Service Bulletin Summary: Gmc: harsh ride or line installation concern with delco shock kit. Concerns with connecting the lines to the shocks and the air compressor. Concern of harsh ride after installation. ( nhtsa item number - 10026686 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-08-01
Bulletin Number:
16NA260
NHTSA Item Number:
10082506

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: This technical bulletin provides a procedure to re ( nhtsa item number - 10082506 ).



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