1998 Buick Skylark Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Buick Skylark

1998 Buick Skylark Problems

Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating

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

"No Start" Due to Ignition Switch Failure

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.

High pressure power steering hoses can leak fluid

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.

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1998 Buick Skylark Questions

Car starts and stalls immediately after start as if it were starved for fuel. (2 answers)

The fuel pump is brand new and the filter as well, but it still does the same thing, as if there is no gas getting to the injectors. I should mention after the initial replacement the car ran fine for a couple of weeks and then back to the same symptoms for witch i replaced the pump in the first ...

Fan is making big noise increases with speed (1 answer)

Fan noise increses with fan speed

The ignition switch is messed up (1 answer)

how can i bypass the anti thief system ?

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1998 Buick Skylark Recalls

Recall 04V036000
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 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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