1997 Chevrolet Corvette Repair and Maintenance
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1997 Chevrolet Corvette ProblemsCar Won't Start Because of Anti-Theft System That Uses Raised-Chip Key
Problems with anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The key and ignition lock cylinder should be replaced to correct this condition.
The service steering column lock message may be displayed, the engine may start and stall when put into gear. Our technicians tell us that this fault is related to the anti-theft system and the steering column lock system must be repaired as necessary. Certain models were recalled for this issue. For more information on this recall please click here»
The transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore for the TCC isolator and regulator valves in the valve body. This condition does not commonly occur until the transmission reaches normal operating temperature. If the valve body is worn, replacement will be necessary to correct this concern.
1997 Chevrolet Corvette QuestionsRepair carb (1 answer)
When I start the car the airbag light comes on and stays on what should I check.
Looks like my A/C compressor seal is gone-looks like castor oil all over floor under compressor AREA- major noise when A/C clicked on--Do you work on A/C problems? My VIN is 1G1YY22GOV5106887