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1996 BUICK SKYLARK RECALLS

1996 Buick Skylark

Skylark Coupe generation is a 4 or 2 doors sedan or coupe produced by Buick from 1994 to 1998 with petrol engines. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver.


Model Trims

  • Skylark 2.3 i 16V (152 Hp)
  • Skylark 3.1 i V6 (156 Hp)
  • Skylark 3.1 i V6 (158 Hp)
  • Skylark 3.1 i V6 (162 Hp)
  • Skylark 3.1 i V6 (158 Hp)
  • Skylark 3.1 i V6 (162 Hp)

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

N/A mpg city
N/A mpg hwy

3

FWD
drivetrain

4

152-162
horsepower

Reported Problems

6 Total Safety Recalls Found

FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES

  • Total cars affected: 742

  • NHTSA campaign: 07E021000

  • Date of the problem: 12/03/2007

FUEL MAY LEAK, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • Total cars affected: 3124

  • NHTSA campaign: 07E015000

  • Date of the problem: 26/02/2007

A STALLED VEHICLE CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH. A FUEL LEAK CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

  • Total cars affected: 1589948

  • NHTSA campaign: 02V070000

  • Date of the problem: 06/03/2002

IF THE SWITCH IS DAMAGED, A FIRE COULD OCCUR IN THE STEERING COLUMN, EVEN WITH THE ENGINE OFF AND THE KEY REMOVED.

STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

  • Total cars affected: 424

  • NHTSA campaign: 96V249000

  • Date of the problem: 17/12/1996

AN UNDERTORQUED PINCH BOLT CAN RATTLE AND CAUSE LOOSENESS IN THE STEERING SYSTEM. IF THE PINCH BOLT BACKED OUT OF THE JOINT COMPLETELY, ROTATION OF THE STEERING SHAFT AGAINST THE CONNECTOR COULD CAUSE INCREASING LOOSENESS IN THE STEERING SYSTEM AND RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING AND AN ACCIDENT.

INTERIOR LIGHTING

  • Total cars affected: 249420

  • NHTSA campaign: 98V027000

  • Date of the problem: 17/02/1998

THE INTERIOR LAMPS COMING ON UNEXPECTEDLY COULD STARTLE A DRIVER CAUSING A MOMENTARY LOSS OF CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

  • Total cars affected: 48689

  • NHTSA campaign: 96V211000

  • Date of the problem: 28/10/1996

IN A CRASH, THE FRONT SEAT PASSENGER COULD RECEIVE MORE SEVERE INJURIES IF HE OR SHE CONTACTS A BROKEN REINFORCEMENT OR IF THE SNAGGING AFFECTS THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIR BAG.

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