Engine rouygh idle loads up, better under power but will die at stop. car has stright pipes could this be a problem.


Asked by Dink6667 Mar 08, 2014 at 02:37 PM about the Chevrolet Corvette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just got this car on a trade the other owner said he was over it because he could not find the problem with the engine, it is the 350 throttle body model, he could not find the problem, I wonder if the straight pipes could have abering on this.

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What year model? Could be the throttle position sensor acting up.

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1985 Corvette model and year, I will try this and see if it helps thanks.


My camaro has the same multi tuned port fuel injection. After replacing my throttle position sensor idling issues and acceleration issues cleared up. If you need I can explain how to test you throttle position sensor to keep you from just having to buy a new one not knowing if yours is bad or not.

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If you could please send me the way to check my throttle position sensor that would be super, thanks Dink6667


Figured it must be an 84 when you said it was the 350 throttle body model. Never heard of that but the L83 did have a couple of throttle bodies.

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