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Buick Skylark Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.

Drive Train -- Verified

An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.

Drive Train -- Verified

The torque converter clutch can stick "on" after extended freeway driving causing the engine to stall when coming to a stop. Our technicians tell us when this occurs, the engine usually will restart and stall when put into gear. After allowing about twenty minutes for the engine and transmission to cool down, the engine will start and the transmission will operate normally. Replacing the torque converter clutch solenoid, transmission fil...

Buick Skylark Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., April 30, 1992

Summary: THE PASSENGER'S SIDE EASY-ENTRY SEAT ADJUSTER MAY FAIL FULLY LOCK INTO POSITION AFTER THE SEAT BACK HAS BEEN TILTED FORWARD AND THE SEAT SLID FORWARD, THEN RETURNED TO ITS ORIGINAL POSTITION.

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Body, Interior & Misc., April 16, 1992

Summary: MOISTURE CAN ENTER THE EXPRESS-DOWN ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE AND CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT THAT CAUSES WINDOW OPERATION WITHOUT OPERATOR CONTROL, AND LEAVES THE WINDOW IN THE DOWN POSITION.

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Drive Train, April 30, 1992

Summary: A MISADJUSTMENT OF THE PARK LOCK CABLE IN THE COLUMN SHIFT ASSEMBLY MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR THE STEERING COLUMN TO LOCK WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION AND THE IGNITION SWITCH IS IN THE OFF POSITION.

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Engine, April 18, 1990

Summary: IMPROPERLY TORQUED CONNECTIONS OF FRONT FUEL FEED AND RETURN HOSES TO FUEL PIPES AT THE BODY RAIL COULD LOOSEN AND LEAK FUEL INTO THE UNDERHOOD AREA.

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Engine, July 17, 1992

Summary: THE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH AN INCORRECT SUSPENSION UPPER SPRING SEAT AT THE RIGHT-REAR POSITION. IF THE VEHICLE IS INVOLVED IN A REAR IMPACT ACCIDENT, THE RIGHT-HAND REAR WHEEL HOUSE FLANGE COULD SEVER THE FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE AND SPILL FUEL.

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Buick Skylark Questions and Answers

mxdg74, 1990 Buick Skylark, Kelso, WA

I have a 1988 Buick skylark,the coils are good the o2 censor good,module good, new plug wires, new crank censor, fuel system checks ok. but it still back fires and dies, anyone know why.

Terry-1, 1990 Buick Skylark, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Wytheville, VA

it ran fine for about 5 to 10 minutes then started this problem, also replaced the fuel pressure regulator, but same thing, it did help.
why is it doing this, any ideas?

janiemt, 1990 Buick Skylark, Ballantine, MT

how does the glove compartment go together. It just fell out of the area it was in. It looks live it did have some small ball bearings in it. do you have a illustration on how it goes together a...

Perez Laura, 1990 Buick Skylark, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Las Vegas, NV

When I turn on the heater and the air conditioner, I hear like an air escape but it is not working, What can be the problem?

Visitor, 1990 Buick Skylark, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Florissant, MO

my 1990 buick skylark keeps blowing the fuse for all of the lights except for the headlights. this is so frustrating and i cant figure this out to save my life. please help me

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Buick Skylark Reviews

I have a 91 skylark 3.3 that only has 57000 miles that are original miles. Thia car I bought off my nephew. It needed a crank position sensor and a couple injectors. I can't say one bad word about this car.Runs good and it is fast.

Engine is starting to lose power and "putter" around. However, when its in park it does not show any that it has any problems whatsoever. Front windows quit working months ago. The sway bar fell off as well. Overall, this thing is a piece o crap. Luckily i only paid 300 bucks for it.

can anyone help, i have a 1997 buick skylark, has 179,000 miles on it, my transmission is starting to slip. is there an easy fix or should i get another car? i've had this car sence 1998, maybe time to put it down?

my car is a great car however the car will keep it self at high idle whats the problem

very good cars, good acceleration, good top speed, no cup holders, fair gas mileage.

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