1996 Buick Skylark Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Buick Skylark
- How can you tell if the head gasket is faulty?
- my 96 buick will not start all the time i have to keep cranking and then it will
- cant turn ignition key its locked up ,how do i go about diagnoseing this problem
- 96 Buick Skylark. Shift indicator pointer and letters do not light up.
- 96 Buick Skylark. Shift indicator pointer and letters do not lock up.
1996 Buick Skylark Problems
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.
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 coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
1996 Buick Skylark Questions
My car overheats going even a short distance. I also have water on the floor on the drivers side which has gotten worse! Could this be from my water pump?Thermostat, water pump? Head gasket? I had the radiator flushed but didn't take care of the problem
wires on brake look good same with wires on shifter,key is froozen moves but not out of locking position
NOTE: updated from prior post, original submission used "lock" up in the question, meant "light" up. All other dash lights work fine. On the shift indicator, neither the "pointer" nor the "letters" light up, i.e. when in drive, it does lock in the drive po...