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Car turns over but won't start
Hi there. I would recommend checking for vacuum leaks to determine if this is possibly leaning out the fuel charge going into the motor. When too much vacuum is present this will cause a lean air/fuel charge to be injected...
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How to set a carburetor on a big block 454? I think the carburetor is a 600 cm
Hi - As excited as most of our team would be to work on a classic, big-block 'Vette, that is not a service we can offer at this time. I would check references by other Corvette forum members on a...
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Service ABS/Traction control/Active Handling messages on DIC
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
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Power steering pump pulley
The shaft size and hole size will only be about .003" difference. The shaft if it measures .748" then the pulley hole will be about .745". This way the pulley will press on and be tight. If you need help...
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Air conditioner not getting cold.
The air conditioning system can be quite complex as there are many parts working together. The most common problems are leaks. If not repaired correctly, the system will degrade from the inside. Air or moisture in the system will damage...
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Random misfire on cylinder one - 2000 Chevrolet Corvette
Hello. Random misfires can be caused by a few different things. If the coil packs are all good then it may be possible that the issue is not related to the ignition system. A few other things that can cause...
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Ac water leak by driver side
It is normal for water to leak out of the rubber tube. This tube is called the evaporator drain. It is meant to route the water that comes off of the evaporator core. If the carpet inside the car on...
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after sitting for a week fuel gauge not working sitting on E
This is somewhat common on the later model Corvettes. Try unhooking the battery to see if a "global reset" will correct this as sometimes this allows the controllers to reset. The Corvette (as well as many other vehicles) has an...
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I had my ECS replaceed and my TPS and the code for TPS was gone but the ECS code came on after 5 miles is it possible the new one
There is a possibility the new module is faulty, but there may be something else going on with the car as well. Wiring can be an issue with these vehicle so consider hiring an experienced technician like one from YourMechanic...
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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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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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