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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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new brakes squeak while moving, but noise stops when applying breaking pressure
Hi there. First off, you have my favorite year of Corvette - the 62' is awesome! Second, the brake squeaking issue is likely due to excessive brake dust collected in between the rotor and the pad or perhaps a wheel...
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Ignition off issue.
Hi There, This can happen for a few different reasons, some of which may be related to the way the supercharger is tuned. Usually it's a sign of one or more of the following: Excessive gasoline remains inside the combustion...
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Car pulls right when breaking.
Pulling on braking can be due to misalignment, differences in brake pad and rotor material, and wear, from side to side, tire defects, uneven tire inflation and so forth. You can measure the pressure differential from side to side, using...
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Shaking and wants to stall
Hi There, Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Anytime a misfire is caused, this causes an imbalance in the motor which will cause the motor to...
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My corvette engine is knocking and shaking. What is wrong
Rough idle/operation could be due to a bad tank of gasoline, dirty fuel injectors, incorrect idle speed, exhaust restrictions, vacuum leaks, incorrectly installed or damaged spark plugs, a defective or clogged fuel pump or fuel filter, failing electrical components such...
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I just had my sparks plugged changed and the wires on my 2009 c6 corvette. The engining is still knocking and shaking. The light i
Given the relatively high mileage you might want to first test the engine compression in case low compression, perhaps due to valve and/or piston ring wear, is an underlying issue. If compression is good, any stored diagnostic trouble codes should...
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oil pressure guage fluctuates during driving, thermostate fets hot, 220 during in town driving.
Hi there. In general, Corvette's do not have common problems like this unless fluids are dirty or there are obstructions in the cooling system or oil galley's. It is probably a good idea to flush the radiator and coolant system...
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Follow up to my last question. 2009 vette. Flashing engine light. What is the most I looking to have to spend on it.
A flashing check engine light usually signifies cylinder misfiring. The recommended service to identify the cause is a misfiring diagnostic. To answer your question, the most you would have to spend on a misfiring diagnostic is $80. The cost of...
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The cost of replacing spark plug's wires only...I do have my own wires...for a 1978 Corvette...thanks
To obtain the requested quote for labor only (no part costs), please visit YourMechanic’s ignition wire replacement page. Once on that page, click on "Get a Quote" and enter your vehicle information (year, make, model). You are welcome to buy...
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Engine
Hi there. In general, a 6.2 liter V-8 Vette engine for the 2009 can be purchased online from either GM or aftermarket companies - with pricing ranging from $5,500 to $10,000 based on options and upgrades. Unfortunately, we do not...
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Engine shaking
Hello, thank you for writing in. One question that needs answering is what are the plugs wet with? While it is most commonly oil, coolant and fuel an also foul the spark plugs. If fuel is the issue, you need...
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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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Twenty minutes after shuting of my car, there is zero electric to start the car, turn on the radio, or headlights. When I discone
Hi there. It's possible that you have a frozen or stuck electrical relay that is causing this very odd electrical glitch. However, it's also possible that the battery terminals or cables are loose or damaged; which can also cause the...
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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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I have a 1978 Corvette thats been sitting for 10 years... What should I start with to get it running again?
I would suggest doing the following (Not necessarily in this order), prior to starting the car: 1.) Replace Battery 2.) Remove all old gas from tank and carb 3.) Rebuild the carb 4.) Replace spark plugs and wires (Spray...
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Car
Hi There, Generally, nearly all spark plugs come "pre-gapped" however you should as a rule always check them against the factory recommendation as a habit. This particular plug is designed to require less ignition voltage from the ignition system with...
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I was driving my 2008 corvette and messages started flashing in the dash with various warnings like check your abs, check your fue
Hi there. Typically when multiple error lights are illuminated like you've described, it is caused by an electrical short or damaged relay. This could be an indication of a fairly serious electrical problem if it is not correctly diagnosed and...
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78 corvette been sitting for two years wont shift out of first what should i do
It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside and uses...
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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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