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1997 Buick Skylark
3.1L 6-cyl Engine Code [M] Engine Code [M]
155 bhp. @ 5200 rpm / Torque: 185 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm
3.1L - V 6-cyl (Gasoline)

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  API*
    Above -18C  »  10W-30
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS003

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  5. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  6. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] This specification has been updated from Dexron II or III to
    Dexron VI per a Technical Service Bulletin from the
    manufacturer
    [2] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3. Original recommendation
    P/N 12377967 has been replaced by P/N 19353126.

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.3 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  12.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 4T60-E Initial Fill  »  5.7 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 4T60-E  »  10.4 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  18 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K29)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51040 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 46301 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33311 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58837 Auto Tran Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ASL 5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLF 5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEF 5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATL Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTL OE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
PSF Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
GLC Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease NLGI #2 (GLC)

AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is qualified against the highest grease standards and designed for multiple-use applications. Composed of premium-quality synthetic base oils and calcium sulfonate complex thickeners, Multi-Purpose Grease provide...
GWR Synthetic Water Resistant Grease NLGI#2 (GWR)

Superior Lubrication and Protection in Automotive and Industrial Applications With Extensive Exposure to Water Package sizes include: 3-oz. Cartridges (not sold individually, comes in a pack of 3) 3-oz. Cartridges (case of 10) 14-oz. Cartri...
GRG DOMINATOR Synthetic Racing Grease (GRG)

Exceptional High-Speed/High-Temperature Performance. AMSOIL DOMINATOR® Synthetic Racing Grease is engineered to protect high-performance bearings and chassis components in racing applications operated on snow, dirt, water or track. Package siz...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix fuel filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck and Racing Fuel Filters

wix filterWIX Fuel Filters provide an unmatched fuel cleansing performance. They prevent pump wear, injector clogging, premature engine wear and help boost fuel efficiency. Offer quick, easy filter replacement, long life and the possibility of extended service intervals.
wix transmission filter WIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Chassis
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The frame of a vehicle to which the body attaches.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.18
Parts Units:
4.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Spark plug wires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge the spark plug(s).
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
1.1
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
7.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1996-12-01
Bulletin Number:
676204
NHTSA Item Number:
50564

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:radiator assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Coolant loss, visible coolant leakage, low coolant lamp on or coolant odor caused by coolant leakage. ( nhtsa item number - 50564 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-12-01
Bulletin Number:
676528
NHTSA Item Number:
50565

Component Description: Electrical system:alternator/generator/regulator.

Service Bulletin Summary: Intermittent diagnostic trouble code p0107 map sensor circuit low voltage (pcm flash calibration) ( nhtsa item number - 50565 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-12-01
Bulletin Number:
577106A
NHTSA Item Number:
50571

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Cold start rattle noise. ( nhtsa item number - 50571 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
631109
NHTSA Item Number:
51246

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Air coming from i/p vent while in heater modes or a delay occurs when changing to a new mode setting (diagnose/modify/replace). ( nhtsa item number - 51246 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
677164
NHTSA Item Number:
51296

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Intermittent neutral or loss of drive at highway speeds or from fourth gear (replace control valve body assembly). ( nhtsa item number - 51296 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
577106A
NHTSA Item Number:
51497

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Cold start rattle noise (diagnosis/service procedure). ( nhtsa item number - 51497 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
676305
NHTSA Item Number:
52580

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:cables.

Service Bulletin Summary: Difficult to depress accelerator pedal and/or accelerator cable separation (install accelerator cable and clip). ( nhtsa item number - 52580 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
549001A
NHTSA Item Number:
52600

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Cln indicator appears on radio display and does not turn off (reset cln indicator with the eject button on tape). ( nhtsa item number - 52600 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-04-01
Bulletin Number:
733301
NHTSA Item Number:
52339

Component Description: Suspension:front.

Service Bulletin Summary: Squawk noise coming from front suspension or engine compartment area (install ultra high molecular tape). ( nhtsa item number - 52339 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-04-01
Bulletin Number:
776109
NHTSA Item Number:
52596

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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). ( nhtsa item number - 52596 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-05-01
Bulletin Number:
970501776109
NHTSA Item Number:
53011

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting diagnostic trouble codes p0300, p0301, p0302, p0303, and p0304 indicating engine misfire conditions. ( nhtsa item number - 53011 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-08-01
Bulletin Number:
970801676305
NHTSA Item Number:
54418

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles experience difficulties to depress accelerator pedal and/or an accelerator cable separation. ( nhtsa item number - 54418 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-08-01
Bulletin Number:
970801735026
NHTSA Item Number:
54419

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Comment that the abs light is on with diagnostic trouble codes (dtc's) 46 and 86 set as current or history. ( nhtsa item number - 54419 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-09-01
Bulletin Number:
9709015015A
NHTSA Item Number:
54329

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Complaints that the abs indicator lamp is "on". ( nhtsa item number - 54329 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-11-01
Bulletin Number:
971101731616
NHTSA Item Number:
54064

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Comments that the seat belt latch slides to the seat belt anchor sleeve. ( nhtsa item number - 54064 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-11-01
Bulletin Number:
971101631041
NHTSA Item Number:
54065

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Comments on inoperative power door locks (front and/or rear doors). ( nhtsa item number - 54065 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-11-01
Bulletin Number:
971101776304
NHTSA Item Number:
54066

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:fuel injection system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to driveability symptoms due to fuel injector deposits. ( nhtsa item number - 54066 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
98776304A
NHTSA Item Number:
600282

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:fuel injection system:injectors.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience a driveability symptom of long or hard starts, chuggle, rough idle and light or intermittent misfire. ( nhtsa item number - 600282 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9810015
NHTSA Item Number:
601782

Component Description: Electrical system:alternator/generator/regulator.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on generator not charging. ( nhtsa item number - 601782 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
98731616A
NHTSA Item Number:
601114

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Seat belt latch slides to seat belt anchor sleeve. ( nhtsa item number - 601114 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-05-01
Bulletin Number:
98776514A
NHTSA Item Number:
601412

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience a mil (malfunction indicator lamp) light illuminated on the vehicle's instrument panel. ( nhtsa item number - 601412 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-06-01
Bulletin Number:
98836416
NHTSA Item Number:
601912

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Conditions regarding weak or discharged battery, slow starting, gen or mil lamp on, various driveability symptoms. ( nhtsa item number - 601912 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-06-01
Bulletin Number:
98576124A
NHTSA Item Number:
601915

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Comments on a ticking type noise that begins shortly after cold engine start-up and gradually diminishes as the engine warms up. ( nhtsa item number - 601915 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-07-01
Bulletin Number:
876002A
NHTSA Item Number:
615073

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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 ( nhtsa item number - 615073 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-10-01
Bulletin Number:
833208
NHTSA Item Number:
602826

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may comment about a squeak/ squawk type noise coming from the steering column area when turning the steering wheel. ( nhtsa item number - 602826 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-10-01
Bulletin Number:
831704
NHTSA Item Number:
602983

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns of door handles on white painted vehicles truning yellow. ( nhtsa item number - 602983 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-02-01
Bulletin Number:
990604005
NHTSA Item Number:
604343

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some owners may experience a driveability symptom of long or hard starts, chuggle, rough idle and light or intermittent misfire. ( nhtsa item number - 604343 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-12-01
Bulletin Number:
990730030
NHTSA Item Number:
6089996

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 6089996 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
000524001
NHTSA Item Number:
613590

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding snow intrusion into rear drum brake assemblies. ( nhtsa item number - 613590 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3447
NHTSA Item Number:
10017086

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: 4t40e or 4t45e will not shift no diagnostic trouble codes. ( nhtsa item number - 10017086 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3253A
NHTSA Item Number:
10017096

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10017096 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
4615
NHTSA Item Number:
10023171

Component Description: Service brakes, air.

Service Bulletin Summary: Abs pump running when not needed. ( nhtsa item number - 10023171 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
990604005A
NHTSA Item Number:
619360

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 619360 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
990730030A
NHTSA Item Number:
619370

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin 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 ( nhtsa item number - 619370 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
010601010A
NHTSA Item Number:
620810

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding polymer service pistons. ( nhtsa item number - 620810 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-12-01
Bulletin Number:
010602012
NHTSA Item Number:
628890

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some owners may comment on leakage of a few drops of coolant after parking their vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 628890 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-12-01
Bulletin Number:
010849020
NHTSA Item Number:
631899

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding revised ignition lock cylinder or ignition switch assembly replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 631899 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-04-01
Bulletin Number:
020601014
NHTSA Item Number:
634708

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding revised lower intake manifold installation. ( nhtsa item number - 634708 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-12-01
Bulletin Number:
010601002A
NHTSA Item Number:
10000782

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Revised piston pin removal / installation procedure. ( nhtsa item number - 10000782 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
00966B
NHTSA Item Number:
10007293

Component Description: Service brakes, air:antilock:wheel speed sensor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Abs front wheel speed codes - jumper harness. ( nhtsa item number - 10007293 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
00966
NHTSA Item Number:
10007816

Component Description: Service brakes, air:antilock:wheel speed sensor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Anti-lock braking system (abs) front wheel speed codes - jumper harness. ( nhtsa item number - 10007816 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
04152004
NHTSA Item Number:
10009220

Component Description: Service brakes, air:antilock:wheel speed sensor.

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10009220 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-08-01
Bulletin Number:
16NA260
NHTSA Item Number:
10082506

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: This technical bulletin provides a procedure to re ( nhtsa item number - 10082506 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
BUICK, CHEVROLET, OLDSMOBILE, PONTIAC
Model(s):
ACHIEVA, CAVALIER, GRAND AM, SKYLARK, SUNFIRE
Year(s):
1995, 1996, 1997
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
02V070000
Recall Date:
March 6th, 2002
Units Affected:
1,589,948

Affected Component: Electrical system:ignition:switch.

Summary: 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. .

Conequence: If the switch is damaged, a fire could occur in the steering column, even with the engine off and the key removed. .

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. .

Notes: Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

#
2
Make(s):
BUICK, CHEVROLET, OLDSMOBILE, PONTIAC
Model(s):
ACHIEVA, CAVALIER, GRAND AM, SKYLARK, SUNFIRE
Year(s):
1996, 1997, 1998
Manufacturer:
DELPHI
NHTSA ID:
07E015000
Recall Date:
February 26th, 2007
Units Affected:
3,124

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump.

Summary: 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. .

Conequence: A stalled vehicle can increase the risk of a vehicle crash. A fuel leak can result in a fire. .

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. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket delphi fuel pump modules and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles manufactured by general motors corporation. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
BUICK, CHEVROLET, GMC, OLDSMOBILE, PONTIAC
Model(s):
ACHIEVA, ALERO, AZTEK, BERETTA, CAMARO, CAVALIER, CENTURY, CORSICA, CUTLASS, FIREBIRD, GRAND AM, GRAND PRIX, IMPALA, LUMINA, LUMINA APV, MALIBU, MONTANA, MONTE CARLO, REGAL, RENDEZVOUS, S10, SILHOUETTE, SKYLARK, SONOMA, SUNFIRE, TRANS SPORT, VENTURE
Year(s):
1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Manufacturer:
DELPHI
NHTSA ID:
07E021000
Recall Date:
March 12th, 2007
Units Affected:
742

Affected Component: Fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly:pressure relief devices.

Summary: 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. .

Conequence: Fuel may leak, possibly resulting in a fire. .

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. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket delphi fuel pressure regulators and has no relation to any original equipment installed by general motors. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
BUICK
Model(s):
SKYLARK
Year(s):
1997
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
96V212000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
245

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Summary: During assembly of the left rear quarter panel, some welds were missed. This does not comply with the requirements of fmvss no. 301, "fuel system integrity. ".

Conequence: In the event of a rear end collision, the vehicle sheet metal structure will not perform as designed causing unexpected damage to the fuel tank or fuel lines, resulting in fuel leakage. If this is a fuel leak and an ignition source, a fire could occur. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect for the missing welds and, if necessary, place three whelds between the involved panels applying primer, sealer and anti-corrosion materials. .

Notes: Owner notification: owner notification began during october 1996. Note: 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 buick at 1-800-521-7300. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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Make(s):
BUICK, OLDSMOBILE, PONTIAC
Model(s):
ACHIEVA, GRAND AM, SKYLARK
Year(s):
1997
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
97V059000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
3,464

Affected Component: Electrical system:wiring:front underhood.

Summary: The protective cover for the underhood fuse center was omitted. Without this cover, the positive terminal bolt on the fuse block is exposed and can contact the insulated negative battery cable. If the insulation on the negative cable becomes sufficiently worn, an electrical short circuit can occur between the positive terminal and negative cable resulting in extremely high current flow. .

Conequence: This high current flow can cause arcing and result in an underhood fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect these vehicles for the presence of the protective cover and, if necessary, install a protective cover to the underhood fuse center. .

Notes: Owner notification: owner notification began during april 1997. Note: 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 buick at 1-800-521-7300, oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537, or pontiac at 1-800-762-2737. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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