choke/alt lite stays on, charging OK, 1980 Vette ??


Asked by barnborn Jun 09, 2014 at 01:21 AM about the 1980 Chevrolet Corvette Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Happened once before,, cleared up without any work, turn key on, alt lite no come on, start car, choke lite, alt lite stays on, charging OK, tac not work right ???,, figure ground,, but where ???

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Check the wire that plugs into the heated choke coil on the side of the carburetor. It gets power from the oil pressure sending unit on the engine. When there's oil pressure power goes to the electric choke. No oil pressure, no power to the. choke. HTH. -Jim

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