1998 Buick Skylark

40 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 1998 Buick Skylark

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STEERING

  • TSB #833208

    NHTSA ID #602826

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ABOUT A SQUEAK/ SQUAWK TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE STEERING COLUMN AREA WHEN TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL. *YC

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

  • TSB #000524001

    NHTSA ID #613590

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2000
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING SNOW INTRUSION INTO REAR DRUM BRAKE ASSEMBLIES. **MR

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SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

  • TSB #4615

    NHTSA ID #10023171

    • Date Announced: no date provided
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ABS PUMP RUNNING WHEN NOT NEEDED. *NJ

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SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

  • TSB #04152004

    NHTSA ID #10009220

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLES MAY SET ANYONE OR A COMBINATION OF FRONT-WHEEL SPEED SENSOR ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM CODES AS INTERMITTENT OR HARD FAILURES. GM VOICEMAIL EXPRESS. *TT

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  • TSB #00966

    NHTSA ID #10007816

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) FRONT WHEEL SPEED CODES - JUMPER HARNESS. *TT

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  • TSB #00966B

    NHTSA ID #10007293

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ABS FRONT WHEEL SPEED CODES - JUMPER HARNESS. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #010601002A

    NHTSA ID #10000782

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REVISED PISTON PIN REMOVAL / INSTALLATION PROCEDURE. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

  • TSB #020601014

    NHTSA ID #634708

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED LOWER INTAKE MANIFOLD INSTALLATION. *TT

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  • TSB #010601010A

    NHTSA ID #620810

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING POLYMER SERVICE PISTONS. *TT

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  • TSB #990604005A

    NHTSA ID #619360

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON DRIVEABILITY SYMPTONS OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE DUE TO CLOGGED FUEL INJECTORS. *TT

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  • TSB #990604005

    NHTSA ID #604343

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME OWNERS MAY EXPERIENCE A DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOM OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • TSB #010602012

    NHTSA ID #628890

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON LEAKAGE OF A FEW DROPS OF COOLANT AFTER PARKING THEIR VEHICLE. *TT

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #PIP4723C

    NHTSA ID #10157018

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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  • TSB #05-06-04-035D

    NHTSA ID #10137901

    • Date Announced: MAY 09 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This informational bulletin provides the technician with information on what E85 fuel may due to a non E85 vehicle.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

  • TSB #971101776304

    NHTSA ID #54066

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT PERTAINING TO DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS DUE TO FUEL INJECTOR DEPOSITS. *YC

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

  • TSB #98776304A

    NHTSA ID #600282

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOM OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE. *YC

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #3447

    NHTSA ID #10017086

    • Date Announced: no date provided
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 4T40E OR 4T45E WILL NOT SHIFT NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #3253

    NHTSA ID #10017096

    • Date Announced: no date provided
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLE WILL NOT MOVE IN EITHER DIRECTION. TRANSMISSION MAY SHOW OVER FULL. P90 4T40E 4T45E NO MOVEMENT DRIVE OR REVERSE. CONVERTER MAY BE EMPTY OF FLUID. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #990730030A

    NHTSA ID #619370

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNERS OF SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60, 4T60-E OR 4T65-E TRANSAXLES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN STANDING IN PARK ON A HILL OR SLOPE WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING AND THE PARKING

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  • TSB #990730030

    NHTSA ID #6089996

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60 OR 4T60-E TRANSXALES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN IN PARK ON INCLINE. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #98836416

    NHTSA ID #601912

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONDITIONS REGARDING WEAK OR DISCHARGED BATTERY, SLOW STARTING, GEN OR MIL LAMP ON, VARIOUS DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS. *YC

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

  • TSB #04002

    NHTSA ID #10007858

    • Date Announced: MAY 12 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PRODUCT SAFETY RECALL IGNITION CIRCUIT THERMAL EVENTS. *MJ

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  • TSB #04122004

    NHTSA ID #10009214

    • Date Announced: APRIL 12 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: IGNITION CIRCUIT THERMAL EVENTS, THREE PHASE SAFETY RECALL 04002. GM VOICEMAIL EXPRESS. *TT

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  • TSB #02232004

    NHTSA ID #10013000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 23 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. *TT

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  • TSB #010849020

    NHTSA ID #631899

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER OR IGNITION SWITCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT. *SLC

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

  • TSB #990604037

    NHTSA ID #608390

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT ON ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC (OBD) SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS. *MJS

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #PIP4723C

    NHTSA ID #10157018

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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  • TSB #PIP4723B

    NHTSA ID #10113443

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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SEAT BELTS

  • TSB #PIC4696C

    NHTSA ID #10141381

    • Date Announced: MAY 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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STRUCTURE:BODY

  • TSB #831704

    NHTSA ID #602983

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONCERNS OF DOOR HANDLES ON WHITE PAINTED VEHICLES TRUNING YELLOW. *YC

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TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

  • TSB #PIP4723C

    NHTSA ID #10157018

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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SEATS

  • TSB #98731616A

    NHTSA ID #601114

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SEAT BELT LATCH SLIDES TO SEAT BELT ANCHOR SLEEVE. *YC

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  • TSB #971101731616

    NHTSA ID #54064

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMMENTS THAT THE SEAT BELT LATCH SLIDES TO THE SEAT BELT ANCHOR SLEEVE. *YC

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #17NA073

    NHTSA ID #10154641

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 15 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This warranty administration bulletin provides information regarding the field action courtesy transportation policy.

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  • TSB #PIP4723C

    NHTSA ID #10157018

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

  • TSB #PIC4696B

    NHTSA ID #10114947

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 04 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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  • TSB #PIC4696A

    NHTSA ID #10114924

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 23 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

  • TSB #16NA260

    NHTSA ID #10082506

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 26 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE MEDIA DISC PLAYER WITH THE LATEST CALIBRATIONS TO CORRECT A CONDITION OF THE REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM NOT OPERATING AS INTENDED IN COLDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AREAS DUE TO CALIBR

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  • TSB #PIC4696A

    NHTSA ID #10114924

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 23 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #17-NA-073

    NHTSA ID #10138060

    • Date Announced: MARCH 15 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This warranty administration bulletin provides policy information with the field action courtesy transportation policy.

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