It is possible that the fuel line in the 1997 Buick Skylark is bad. Getting a tune-up or changing the fuel filter may resolve this problem.
instructions for replacing air filter on 1989 Buick Skylark 4 cylinder
You can safely drive any car 3,000 miles before changing the oil/filter if it is driven normally. I drive normally and change my oil/filter every 5,000 miles. Follow your owner's manual recommendation.
Behind the gas tank.
The fuel filter is coming out of the fuel tank underneath the center rear of the car. Normally right around the rear axel. It looks like a sideways pop can. It is normally connected with on one side with a slide on clamp and on the other side is threaded.
Locate the fuel filter on the 1996 Skylark frame rail. While covering the fitting with a rag, loosen the fuel lines, and remove the filter. Take the filter off, and connect the lines to the new filter, keeping the flow arrow towards the front of the car.
It's near the back of the gas tank.
the orange oil or fuel warning light normally indicates a filter wants changing
That really depends on your location, age of the pipes, and what is the source of the water. Normally if you live in a big city you can normally get away with just a simple faucet filter. If you say live in the country where your water comes in from wells, you might want a three step system that will filter out sand, minerals, and even depending on the area, microbe filter. This is normally a reverse osmoses filter. It really depends what you want to filter out, not everything in water is bad for you.
is there a special tool needed to remove the oil filter on 1990 buick skylark 4 cylinder front wheel drive?
It should be attached to the carburetor.