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1997 Buick Skylark Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1997 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.

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Known Problems

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 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be completely flushed.

It is common for the high pressure power steering rubber hoses to leak. Our technicians recommend replacing leaky rubber hoses to prevent the loss of power steering.

A weak battery or a burned out brake light bulb may cause the ABS light to illuminate.