Buick Skyhawk (1982 - 1989)
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.
Buick Skyhawk, Cadillac Cimarron FWD, Chevrolet Cavalier, Oldsmobile Firenza, Pontiac J2000 and Sunbird FWD Models (82-94) Haynes Digital Manual
PLEASE NOTE:This manual has been written for vehicles sold in the United Kingdom market. While the majority of the content will be applicable to vehicles in the Australian and New Zealand markets, some variations may occur, and these may not be covered in the manual.
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 Wiring Diagrams
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- All colour step-by-step guides for over 200 jobs with 700+ photos
- Image zoom feature for close-up view of jobs
- Brand-new “how to” video tutorials covering key repair tasks
- Print complete sections to take with you into the workshop
- Troubleshooting section – quickly find the cause of a problem
- Colour wiring diagrams help track problems quickly and easily
- Easy search feature – find your job fast
- Dictionary of automotive terms
- Quick links to popular DIY tasks and other jobs linked to your task
- Conversion calculator – imperial and metric units
The second generation of the Buick Skyhawk was originally available as a two-door and four-door hatchback, from 1983 onward, Buick made the Skyhawk available as a two-door coupe, three-door hatchback, four-door sedan and four-door station wagon. Gasoline engines were available as 1.8 liter or 2.0 liter units, with three-speed automatic or four and five-speed manual transmissions. The Hatchback was discontinued from 1988, and only sports versions remained. The Skyhawk 1982 – 1989 repair manual provides a full list of maintenance and servicing schedules, and is based on the complete teardown and rebuild of every vehicle.