Question about 1997 Buick Skylark
While driving from church this morning the ABS light came on. A little
while later the airbag light came on. Yesterday the little battery light
came on put that did not happen this morning. Is it safe to drive the
car tonight. I have to travel about 7miles in town and back.
sure sounds like a battery / alternator issue , take it to an autozone or checkers , let them test the battery and charging system as a courtesy , and a second opinion . thanks.
Posted on Dec 30, 2008
kenchyke, the shop may have disabled the air bag system to work on the car, and possibly forgot to activate it again. While this seems a bit odd to me that they could overlook this but, since it started after the work was done, you need to return it to the shop asap to have them check it out. Although the car runs fine, the abs system and the air bags won't operate, which could result in injury if you are in an accident (air bag will not deploy, abs probably disconnected).
Posted on Apr 10, 2009
I would take to a reputable mechanic to have a diagnostic performed. Sounds like you have a serious electrical problem.
Posted on Dec 14, 2009
This time of year alot of batteries fail because of the cold but a bad battery will not turn on the charging light. This usually only occurs when the alternator isnt charging. When the battery drains enough its possible thats why you have these other issues.
Codes only set when the computer does not see the correct voltages
Posted on Dec 20, 2009
Testimonial: "thanks for reply.I will have it checked out"
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