1992 Buick Skylark Problems
RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1992 Buick Skylark based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
The instrument panel and switch backlighting may fail due to a faulty dimmer control module. A failed module will require replacement.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.
The front or rear exhaust manifold may crack causing an exhaust leak. Our technicians tell us the manifold should be replaced to correct this condition.
The timing chain tensioner and guides are prone to wear and may develop an abnormal noise, requiring replacement.
The engine vacuum hose to the MAP sensor may crack resulting in a vacuum leak causing the engine to run rough and/or stall.
The heater core under the right side of the dashboard may leak engine coolant which can puddle on the passenger front floor. The loss of coolant may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us that removal of the dash board is necessary to replace the heater on these vehicles.
A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.