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1997 Buick Skylark Recalls

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Most Recent 1997 Buick Skylark Recall

On March 27, 2002, Buick recalled 1,589,948 Buick Skylark. On certain passenger vehicles. if the engine fails to start and the driver holds the key in the "start" position for an extended period, high current flows through the ignition switch, and sometimes produces enough heat to melt internal switch parts.
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1997 Buick Skylark Recall Details

Summary on March 27, 2002
On certain passenger vehicles. if the engine fails to start and the driver holds the key in the "start" position for an extended period, high current flows through the ignition switch, and sometimes produces enough heat to melt internal switch parts.
Summary on April 30, 1997
The protective cover for the underhood fuse center was omitted. without this cover, the positive terminal bolt on the fuse block is exposed and can contact the insulated negative battery cable. if the insulation on the negative cable becomes sufficiently worn, an electrical short circuit can occur between the positive terminal and negative cable resulting in extremely high current flow.
Summary on November 11, 1996
During assembly of the left rear quarter panel, some welds were missed. this does not comply with the requirements of fmvss no. 301, "fuel system integrity."