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Transmission not shifting into reverse.
Hi there. If all of the other gears work and only the reverse gear does not work, then there could be a bent shift fork or the reverse input gear has chewed up the teeth. It is very common for...
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My starts then shuts down after 3 seconds - 2005 Chevrolet Corvette
The ignition lock is a common cause for your symptoms. The body control module (BCM) looks for a signal from the steering lock module before it sends power to the fuel pump/injectors and the ignition system. If the signal is...
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Turns over strong but won't start.
With my experience with 04 Corvettes, the issue is likely the battery. With the amount of electrical components, the issue is simply battery drain. There are so many settings that require memory that the battery will drain just enough to...
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Do I need a special tool to remove the knock sensor?
Hello. There does not appear to be any special tool required to remove the knock sensor on an 84 Corvette. Only the correct size socket should be needed in order to loosen and remove the sensor. The sensor is located...
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Replaced fuel pressure regulator and fuel pump,still no power going to fuel pump
This sounds like you may not have any power going to the fuel pump relay. The relay wires should have ground on two wires, power on one wire and switched power on another wire. To activate the fuel pump your...
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Clutch will not engage and has no pressure. What is the worst case scenario and estimated cost for repairs at a dealer?
Hi there. From the description you have provided, your clutch will not engage, has no pressure, cannot engage any forward or reverse gears, is difficult to estimate the cost of repair at a dealer. Diagnosing the inoperative clutch, would help...
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Door ajar light is on and the cab lights won't turn off while driving
Hi there. From the description you have provided, this is probably the result of a failed door ajar light switch. The door ajar switch is part of the door latch assembly. It may have to be replaced as an assembly....
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Slight smell of gas or oil and poorer mpg fuel efficiency
This may be a result of a faulty oxygen sensor. As you may know the oxygen sensors which are part of your emissions system read exhaust gases to determine whether or not the appropriate amount of oxygen is present in...
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Occasionally see "service charging system" on the DIC. What might be the problem?
This may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you know, if the belt is loose and enough torque is supplied, this may cause the belt to slip slightly causing the alternator...
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Is my Catalytic Converter bad?
Hello - yes, it is possible that catalytic converter is busted. This ceramic honeycomb is fragile, and a good whack on the converter from a good size stone, or a speed bump that was a bit too high, can easily...
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wen brass compression or copper compression ? for battery terminal repair 1966 5.7liter?
Hello. The appropriate gauge cable for that vehicle would be a 2 gauge, however a 4 or even 0 gauge could be used. In regards to the terminal I would recommend using a copper terminal, as it is more conductive...
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How do you remove and replace a power antenna unit (AC Delco #10285495) on a 1999 C5 corvette convertible?
Hi there. When it comes to removing and replacing the antenna in your Corvette, the wheel well and tire assembly must come off to get the antenna out. You can remove the tail light and get to the antenna mounting...
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What is the firing order for a 1981 Chevrolet Corvette. If you have a diagram handy that would help me out a lot. Thanks!
The firing order for the Chevy 350 is 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 as the distributor spins clockwise. As you know, cylinders 2,4,6,8 run along the left side of the motor (assuming you are standing in front of the car facing the engine) and...
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Car will not start
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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Backfiring from throttle bodies when under load. 1984 Chevrolet Corvette
Hello - backfiring can be caused both by timing issues, as well as air leaks (unmetered air) into the intake. I would first have the timing set to be sure it is correct - since there is some reason to...
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Fuel pressure problem
Hello, It sounds like you may possibly have a bad fuel pressure regulator. I would recommend starting with checking and replacing the filter if necessary as that is a bit less expensive. If this does not do the trick, I...
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Linkage needs adjusted.
The cable that needs adjusted is the kickdown cable for the transmission. This controls the throttle valve on the transmission which keeps line pressure higher than the shift pressure to prevent the transmission from stack shifting. If you need further...
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Replacing lower right ball joint 1994 Chevrolet Corvette
Hi there - it CAN be done without removing the shock, and removing the lower control arm from the chassis, but it's tough. The old ball joint has to be pressed out, and the new one pressed back in. Tough...
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Fuel pump
Hi There, I believe you may be correct in that your fuel pump relay may be working intermittently. The relay wires should have ground on two wires, power on one wire and switched power on another wire. To activate the...
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How much to replace the clutch master cylinder.
Hi there. Although this might be a job that one of our mobile mechanics could complete, I would recommend consulting with a certified Chevrolet Corvette mechanic to complete a clutch master cylinder replacement on your 99 Vette. Replacing the clutch...

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