1997 Buick Skylark Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Buick Skylark
1997 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.
1997 Buick Skylark Questions
I just had my transmission's fluid flushed and filter changed. Now it doesn't shift up to overdrive. The fluid level and color was fine before the fluid change, the pan gasket a small slow leak. Before the fluid change it would shift into overdrive but recently it would hesitate shifting ...
occasionally, it wants to stall unless more pressure is applied to the accelerator (sounds like the exhaust is getting louder as a result) The check engine light stays on and will begin to flash if going up hill. The vehicle is going through fuel at a very fast pace
1997 Buick Skylark Recalls
1997 Buick Skylark Reviews
very good cars, good acceleration, good top speed, no cup holders, fair gas mileage.
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 time to put it down?