10.0

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

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1997 Buick Skylark electrical problems

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1997 Buick Skylark Owner Comments

problem #6

Nov 012011

Skylark

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

1997 Buick Skylark. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle recall the consumer was informed there was a short in the wiring system which was causing the battery to die. The consumer referenced recall # 02V070000.

- Lakeland, FL, USA

problem #5

Apr 012002

Skylark

  • miles
After recall notification the consumer vehicle would not start, the vehicle was towed to the dealer where the battery was replaced and recall 02V-070 was performed on the ingnition switch, the next day the battery was dead again, the consumer took the vehicle to an independent mechanic who found that the door lock switch was sticking causing a draw which drained the new battery. Nlm

- Cleveland, OH, USA

problem #4

Apr 012002

Skylark

  • miles
While waiting for parts to recall 02V070000 concerning ignition switch failure. Problem stated in the recall happened.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #3

Apr 012002

Skylark

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Vehicle was serviced for NHTSA recall 02-V-070-000 / manufacturer's recall 02008 concerning ignition system. Two months later, after recall was serviced problem reoccurred. When key is turned in on position engine makes a clicking sound but doesn't start. Also. Each time after repairs / before leaving dealer or once vehicle is turned off it will not restart. Foger Buick; 5701 E independence blvd, chalotte, nc. 28212 added an ignition module.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #2

May 242002

Skylark

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
NHTSA recall 02 V 9070 000/ manufacturer's recall 02008 concerning ignition switch failure. After dealer: Lester glenn Buick Pontiac GMC, toms river, NJ, phone# 732/349-4200, made recall repairs, vehicle would stall intermittently. Vehicle has been back to dealer on two occasions, and problem reoccurring. Vehicle also experienced a faulty alternator and two bad batteries. Right rear tail light failed, dealer replaced 2 bulbs.

- Toms River, NJ, USA

problem #1

Aug 141997

Skylark

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving in rainy weather windshield wipers stalled and stopped working. Problem is intermittent. Dealers have replaced wiper motor and switch, but problem remains. The dealer replaced the ignition switch stating that this switch is somehow conected to the windshield wiper problem.

- Oakwood, GA, USA

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