1996 BUICK Skylark

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

6 Recalls for 1996 BUICK Skylark

Recall Date Component Summary
February 17, 1998 INTERIOR LIGHTING

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR THE INTERIOR LAMPS TO COME ON UNEXPECTEDLY WHILE THE VEHICLES ARE BEING DRIVEN. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 101, “CONTROLS AND DISPLAYS.”

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL RUN A DIAGNOSTIC TEST ON THE LAMP CONTROL MODULE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IT.

December 17, 1996 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

THE STEERING COLUMN LOWER PINCH BOLT WAS NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED DURING ASSEMBLY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING COLUMN PINCH BOLT FOR CORRECT TORQUE AND, IF NECESSARY, TIGHTEN THE BOLT TO THE SPECIFIED TORQUE.

October 28, 1996 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

DURING DEPLOYMENT OF THE PASSENGER AIR BAG, THE AIR BAG FABRIC CAN SNAG ON A REINFORCEMENT INSIDE THE INSTRUMENT PANEL, CAUSING THE EXPANDING AIR BAG TO LIFT THE INSTRUMENT PANEL PAD AND THEN DEPLOY UNDER THE INSTRUMENT PANEL INSTEAD OF THROUGH THE DOOR IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE INSTRUMENT PANEL PADS AND, IF NECESSARY, INSTALL A PLASTIC EDGE PROTECTOR TO THE INSTRUMENT PANEL PAD REINFORCEMENT. ON CERTAIN EARLY-PRODUCTION VEHICLES, THE INSTRUMENT PANEL PAD WILL BE REPLACED.

February 26, 2007 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

CERTAIN DELPHI AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMP MODULES / MODULE RESERVOIR ASSEMBLIES (MRA) THAT WERE SOLD FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED VEHICLES. DURING PRODUCTION THE MRAS VENT AND FUEL RETURN TUBES WERE REVERSED. THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN THE VEHICLE NOT RUNNING CORRECTLY (IDLE ROUGH AND/OR STALL) DUE TO AN OVERLY RICH FUEL BLEND OR THE VEHICLE’S EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CARBON CANISTER MAY LEAK FUEL.

Remedy:

DELPHI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE MRAS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 20, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT DELPHI AT 1-877-335-7443.

March 12, 2007 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES

CERTAIN DELPHI FUEL PRESSURE REGULATORS, P/NOS. FP10020-11B1, FP10026-11B1, AND FP10027-11B1, SOLD AFTER JANUARY 9, 2007, AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE UNIVERSAL PRESSURE REGULATORS (UPR) WERE PRODUCED WITHOUT AN O’RING AND RETAINER.

Remedy:

DELPHI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE UPR FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT DELPHI AT 877-411-8770.

March 6, 2002 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

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.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RELAY KIT IN THESE VEHICLES TO PREVENT HIGH CURRENT FROM FLOWING THROUGH THE IGNITION SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 27, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737, BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1996 BUICK Skylark

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96 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1996 BUICK Skylark

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10024463
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN | PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 511782
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 512249
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 505753
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10883305
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10871513
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10717763
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10615102
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10583735
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10579622
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10240572
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10237518
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10231912
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10231625
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10231850
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10214413
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10203522
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10134715
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10071841
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
ODI Number: 10070839
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10059824
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10045493
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10040337
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10024463
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 10006437
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10006897
WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 8020975
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 9001459
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 8017741
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 8016896
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 8015439
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 8018307
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 8017466
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 8016722
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8004235
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 986248
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 878799
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 876011
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 871110
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 865236
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 861950
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 862645
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 862218
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 855135
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 848029
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 846179
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 829979
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 829977
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 826355
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 822938
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 820262
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 821717
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 811574
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 811494
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 813744
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 805687
WHEELS | WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 805549
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 809430
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 764533
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 759343
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 748710
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 740001
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 724908
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 714784
WHEELS
ODI Number: 713447
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 712453
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 709074
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | PARKING BRAKE | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:PADS | STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
ODI Number: 709641
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 707441
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 701482
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 605257
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 605257
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 605257
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 605659
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
ODI Number: 602984
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL
ODI Number: 602984
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 602984
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 602671
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 566221
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 562952
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 562952
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 559338
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 552615
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 539382
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 538157
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 537859
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 537859
STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
ODI Number: 525423
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 525423
WHEELS
ODI Number: 525423
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 525423
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 523573
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 523663
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 523663
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 516311
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 515360
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0 Investigations for 1996 BUICK Skylark

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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

51 Service Alerts for 1996 BUICK Skylark

Date Description
December 2, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This informational bulletin provides information for dealers/technicians on Procedures to Unlock Delco Radio with Theftlock.

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December 2, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This informational bulletin provides information for dealers/technicians on Procedures to Unlock Delco Radio with Theftlock.

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November 22, 2019 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

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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November 22, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

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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September 5, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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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September 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 20, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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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September 20, 2017 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

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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September 20, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

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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September 20, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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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March 15, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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December 4, 2015 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

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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October 23, 2015 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

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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October 23, 2015 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

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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December 1, 2001 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

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

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February 1, 1998 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

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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February 1, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

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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January 1, 2004 046300 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

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

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April 15, 2004 046300 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

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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March 1, 1997 183000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

DIFFICULT TO DEPRESS ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND/OR ACCELERATOR CABLE SEPARATION (INSTALL ACCELERATOR CABLE AND CLIP). *TW

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June 1, 1997 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

INCORRECT EVAPORATIVE EMISSION PURGE SOLENOID. *TW

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February 22, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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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103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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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100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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October 1, 1998 010000 STEERING

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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October 1, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

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May 1, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

EXHIBITING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, AND P0304 INDICATING ENGINE MISFIRE CONDITIONS. *YC

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December 1, 1996 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

COLD START RATTLE NOISE. *TW

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June 1, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

COMMENTS ON A TICKING TYPE NOISE THAT BEGINS SHORTLY AFTER COLD ENGINE START-UP AND GRADUALLY DIMINISHES AS THE ENGINE WARMS UP. *YC

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April 1, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED LOWER INTAKE MANIFOLD INSTALLATION. *TT

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September 1, 1997 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

COMPLAINTS THAT THE ABS INDICATOR LAMP IS “ON”. *YC

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June 1, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING POLYMER SERVICE PISTONS. *TT

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February 1, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INTERMITTENT NEUTRAL OR LOSS OF DRIVE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS OR FROM FOURTH GEAR (REPLACE CONTROL VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY). *TW

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January 1, 1997 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

AIR COMING FROM I/P VENT WHILE IN HEATER MODES OR A DELAY OCCURS WHEN CHANGING TO A NEW MODE SETTING (DIAGNOSE/MODIFY/REPLACE). *TW

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July 1, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME V6 ENGINES MAY, ON A VERY INFREQUENT BASIS, HAVE AN OIL ODOR CONDITION THAT IS GENERALLY ENCOUNTERED AFTER THE ENGINE’S OIL HAS BEEN CHANGED.TYPICALLY THE ODOR LASTS APPROXIMATELY 1000 MILES AFTER THE CHANGE OF OIL AND THEN DOES NOT RE

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January 1, 2004 046300 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

ABS FRONT WHEEL SPEED CODES – JUMPER HARNESS. *TT

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December 1, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

REVISED PISTON PIN REMOVAL / INSTALLATION PROCEDURE. *TT

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December 1, 1999 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

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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December 1, 2001 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

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

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April 1, 1998 220000 SEATS

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

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March 1, 1997 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

CLN INDICATOR APPEARS ON RADIO DISPLAY AND DOES NOT TURN OFF (RESET CLN INDICATOR WITH THE EJECT BUTTON ON TAPE). *TW

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April 1, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE STALL AT COLD START, ROUGH IDLE, OIL FILTER EXPANSION, HIGH OIL PRESSURE AND ENGINE MISFIRE DTC’S (REPLACE OIL PUMP WITH IMPROVED PRESS RELIEF VALVE BORE). *TW

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February 1, 1997 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

COLD START RATTLE NOISE (DIAGNOSIS/SERVICE PROCEDURE). *TW

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November 1, 1997 220000 SEATS

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

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February 1, 1997 112000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

NO START CONDITION, GENERATOR MAY NOT BE CHARGING BATTERY. *TW

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February 1, 1997 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

ENGINE MISS (REPLACE SPARK PLUG WIRE AND IGNITION COIL). *TW

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April 1, 2000 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

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

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August 1, 1997 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

COMMENT THAT THE ABS LIGHT IS ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC’S) 46 AND 86 SET AS CURRENT OR HISTORY. *YC

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August 1, 1997 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTIES TO DEPRESS ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND/OR AN ACCELERATOR CABLE SEPARATION. *YC

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April 1, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

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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December 1, 1996 062100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

COOLANT LOSS, VISIBLE COOLANT LEAKAGE, LOW COOLANT LAMP ON OR COOLANT ODOR CAUSED BY COOLANT LEAKAGE. *TW

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1996 BUICK Skylark

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