by chris m on Mar 21, 2009 Vehicle: 1997 Buick Skylark Custom 2dr Coupe
Lower control arm bushing (driver side) popped out while under warranty. Passenger side popped out after out of warranty-$130 for control arm loaded w/new bushings-I installed it. Ignition switch went bad- THEFT light was flashing and no start-$540 to tow and repair. Windshield wiper motor went out-$230 new motor installed. Driver side window popped out of the track at top of window-haven't fixed it yet. Alternator went out-$95 with exchange-I installed it.Remote trunk release cable snapped. Remote filler door seized up.On it's second set of rotors.This car had 33000 miles when i bought it in 2000. It now has 72000 on it, so it's not like it has a hard life.
by Cananopie on Dec 12, 2002 Vehicle: 1997 Buick Skylark Custom 2dr Coupe
I bought my car Limited Edition skylark
last April with 80,000 miles on it and
I have been driving it a lot and
nothing major has happened in 8 months
except for recently the fuel pump
broke, but it was over 100,000 miles on
it. This car has amazed me with is
performance and its reliability
...was kind of a shakeout year for GM. The N-bodies had been selling pretty well up to that point, although the Grand Am had established itself as a stronger seller than the Skylark or Calais. In fa...
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