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.
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Most reported 2001 Chevrolet Corvette problems
Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.
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»
One or both secondary air injection check valves may become restricted causing poor air flow resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. It is often recommend to replace both check valves even if a fault code is set for only one bank of cylinders. Replacing only one valve may result in a return trip to the repair shop.