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Corvettez06 I have put crc fuel intake and valve cleaner in my car on a full tank of gas when I did it car acts funny running and
GM does not recommend the addition of ANY of these aftermarket products, apart from that specified in the Service Manual. There appear to be some variants of the cleaner that you added and so I would need to know exactly...
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Clutch screeches after downshifting and slowing down, only when going very slow
The noise is most likely coming from the clutch release bearing and when pressure is put on it the bearing it is binding up. You may need to have the clutch and release bearing replaced.
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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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Q: 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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I Need someone to help me diagnose why my 1977 Corvette won't start.
The relevant service to request is a no start diagnostic. If you request that service the dispatched certified Mechanic will come right to your location and pinpoint the root cause(s). If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate...
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1996 corvette random misfire at highway speeds
A possibility is vacuum leaks around the intake. If the lobes on the camshaft are worn, that can cause a misfire and other inefficiencies as well. I would first check for a vacuum leak. If no leak, secondary firing patterns...
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How many labor hours should my Chevy dealership charge me for replacing the water pump on my 2004 Corvette?
The water pump calls for 1.7 hours to replace and the thermostat calls for .8 hours. This does not include diagnosis time that should be .5 hours.
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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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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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I have a 2011 Corvette and all of a sudden the service traction light came on as well reduced engine power. Now the check engine
Hi Vicki. Thanks for contacting us today. The check engine light is a general warning light indicator that will illuminate when an OBD-II trouble code has been triggered. It's likely that the CEL and the reduced power light are related...
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On my 05 Corvette every time I floor it on 3rd gear in the freeway between 80 and 90 it tells me service active handling
Hey Andre. Thanks for contacting us today. The first question I'd ask is whether or not the rear wheels were checked for damage or if the rear axels were inspected as well. I've seen a minor 'glance' off a speed...
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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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my car is at 100,000 miles i was told not to change my ATF fluid because itwould create more problems
Hi Russ. Thanks for contacting us tonight. As a vehicle's transmission ages, the inner seals and gaskets begin to dry naturally. This is accelerated inside an automatic transmission, which is a hydraulic unit. In some cases, when the transmission fluid...
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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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What can make only one shock empty out? Can it be from a car accident?
A shock absorber has oil and compressed gas contained within. Externally applied mechanical force can damage the casing of the shock and allow the oil and gas to escape. There would be evidence of an impact though and/or there would...
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76' 350 Chevy with quadrajet, have trouble with cold start every time, choke closes like it should and still won't start
Check engine cylinder compression to be sure the issue is not, perhaps even in part, mechanical. Be sure the fuel is not old; engines won't run on "old" fuel. If there is an adequate spark (all plugs) and there is...
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my 1989 corvette anti lock light comes on the car will start then dies
Hi Kristine. Thanks for reaching out to us today. If you're referring to the anti-lock brake light on your Corvette, this typically does not impact the operation of the engine or would cause it to start then shut off. However,...
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My rear drivers side tire is flared out and my caliper is scraping my rotor causing foul smelling smoke to bellow from wheel well
Hi Kyle. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Yes - what you are describing is a very serious issue - especially since this is a drive axle. It's possible that you have a broken axle or hub - which should be...

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