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NHTSA — Electrical System: Starter Assembly Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1996 Buick Skylark electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Buick Skylark Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 232003

Skylark 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

NHTSA recall 02-V-070-000: If the engine failed to start and the driver would have to hold the key in the "start" position for an extended period, high currents flows through the ignition switch and sometimes produce enough heat to melt internal switch parts. After the vehicle was serviced for the recall, the vehicle experienced ongoing problems with the electrical system burning four starters. The consumer stated that the vehicle was running without a warranty. (this document is an add to)

- Shelby Township, MI, USA

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