2004 Chevrolet Corvette Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Chevrolet Corvette
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2004 Chevrolet Corvette ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.
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»
2004 Chevrolet Corvette QuestionsMy horn does not work (1 answer)
My engine is pinging noticeably when accelerating. I've fitted roller rockers, Ls1 smart heads trying to fix the issue. I've decided to blue print the motor and install forged pistons but will this get rid of the pinging???
2004 Chevrolet Corvette RecallsControl Arm May Separate from the Steering Knuckle
The washer for the control arm ball stud may have been made of the wrong material, and may fracture and fall out, or become loose. The control arm may separate from the steering knuckle due to disengagement of the tapered stud, causing the vehicle to drop at that corner. In extreme situations, the wheel may separate completely from the vehicle. Either condition would impair handling and increase the chances of a crash. Dealers will inspect the torque on the ball stud joints on all front and rear lower control arms. If the torque is not to specification, the ball stud, knuckle, and nut will be replaced. If the torque is to specification, the dealers will replace only the ball stud nut and washer. The recall began August 24, 2004. The GM recall number is 04043.