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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1998 Buick Skylark

1998 Buick Skylark

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1998 Buick Skylark Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.

Drive Train -- Verified

An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.

Maintenance -- Verified

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

1998 Buick Skylark Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, March 1, 2004

Summary: 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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1998 Buick Skylark Questions and Answers

bigh34, 1998 Buick Skylark, 3.1L V6, Pineville, LA

Just bought a 98 skylark with 32000 original miles yesterday.Car was supposedly used for short gopher jobs around the car lot, and town, Ran fine on way home. Wife drove today to town (10mi) and sa...

bigh34, 1998 Buick Skylark, 3.1L V6, Pineville, LA

drove skylark when wife got home, accelerates fine til about 30mph, then cuts out, misses,won't take any more gas with more acceleration, have to back off a few seconds, then ease into it with...

HAL1, 1998 Buick Skylark, Silver Spring, MD

Low coolant light remains on. Sensor replaced there are no leaks. waterpump and all seals and gaskets replaced. No leaks. Pressure Tests done. Car also driven 250 miles No Problems. Is there a Dia...

Rex of White Bear Lake, 1998 Buick Skylark, Saint Paul, MN

How do you reconnect cable to handle?

What is best way to lubricate cable?

kiki022010, 1998 Buick Skylark, 3.1L V6, Adamsville, AL

this happens all the time replaced head gaskets, fuel pump, fuel filter. any ideals

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1998 Buick Skylark Reviews

this car does nothing for me is sucks to say the least. i paid 1200$ for it and now i'm putting 800 into it just to fix a electrical problem -.-

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