Buick Skyhawk (1980 - 1980)
Complete coverage for your vehicle
Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Buick Skyhawk, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Buick Skyhawk. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Buick Skyhawk can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.
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General Motors Haynes Repair Manual covering FWD models of the Buick Skyhawk, Cadillac Cimarron, Chevrolet Cavalier, Oldsmobile Firenza, Pontiac J2000 and Sunbird for 1982 thru 1994
PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to US specifications and do not cover diesel models unless specifically stated. Although it is useful when the products or systems are similar to those in other markets, there may still be significant differences, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Tune-up and routine maintenance
Chapter 2: Part A: 1.8, 2.0 and 2.2 liter overhead valve (OHV) four-cylinder engines
Chapter 2: Part B: 1.8 and 2.0 liter overhead cam (OHC) four-cylinder engines
Chapter 2: Part C: 2.8 and 3.1 liter V6 engines
Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and air conditioning systems
Chapter 4: Fuel and exhaust systems
Chapter 5: Engine electrical systems
Chapter 6: Emissions and engine control systems
Chapter 7: Manual and automatic transaxles
Chapter 8: Clutch and driveaxles
Chapter 9: Brakes
Chapter 10: Suspension and steering systems
Chapter 11: Body
Chapter 12: Chassis electrical system
The Buick Skyhawk was a compact two-door hatchback with rear wheel drive that was often noted as having an appearance like that of a Ferrari 365 GTC/4. The 1980 version was part of the first generation in this model of Buick and carried four passengers. The 1980 model was only available in the four-speed manual and three-speed automatic transmission, with a 231 cidV6 engine. Standard brakes included front discs and drums to the rear. Maintenance and servicing details are fully covered in our Skyhawk 1980 repair manual, available in both print and digital formats.