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1997 Buick Skylark Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Buick Skylark

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Buick Skylark is between $276 and $338 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1997 Buick Skylark
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$307
Annual Repair Cost
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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 tech...
The ignition switch may fail causing a no start condition. This is not generally a theft system (passlock) issue because the security light does not illuminate or flash.
The automatic transmission shifter may fail causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder.
Need to see the timing marks trying to put chain in
I have a 1997 Buick skylark and I'm having problems figuring out why do my car shuts down after i...
When I turn my key to on position no dash lights.it act like it want to crank but don't catch tur...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE ENGINE FAILS TO START AND THE DRIVER HOLDS THE KEY IN THE "...
THE PROTECTIVE COVER FOR THE UNDERHOOD FUSE CENTER WAS OMITTED. WITHOUT THIS COVER, THE POSITIVE...
DURING ASSEMBLY OF THE LEFT REAR QUARTER PANEL, SOME WELDS WERE MISSED. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WIT...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
October 08, 2011
1997 Buick Skylark
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 tim...
December 30, 2010
1997 Buick Skylark
very good cars, good acceleration, good top speed, no cup holders, fair gas mileage.