"No Start" Due to Ignition Switch Failure on Buick Skylark

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.

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Average mileage: 115,346 (64,000–188,000)
3 model years affected: 1995, 1997, 1998
12 people reported this problem
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problem details
1997 Buick Skylark 170,000 mi,
Car gets hot and cuts off. Then won't start until it cools down.
180000 theft light on wont start
1995 Buick Skylark 188,000 mi,
no power going to the starter
1995 Buick Skylark 131,000 mi,
Starter clicks , motor won't start, but battery is good
1997 Buick Skylark 68,773 mi,
The ignition won't unlock unless I open and close the driver side door