engine will not fire after storage

cjrs
0

Asked by cjrs Apr 11, 2013 at 11:22 AM about the 1988 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

5 Answers

7jimmy7
11,505

may be passkey security ,disconnect bat. charge up, let key in on 10 min. after bat. reconnect, off key, on key,try crank

DavidH25
Not Active

How long was it stored and was gas stabilizer added before storage? Did it have a full tank? If not there will be water in the gas tank from condensation, and if stabilizer was not put in the gas is bad and won't run the car. Begin by draining all gas, put in a few gallons (you don't really need to fill 'er up) put some alcohol based water remover in with the new gas, charge battery on a slow charge for several hours.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
DavidH25
Not Active

The '88 'vette used Vats, there are 14 (yes, fourteen) different ways to re program it but just because it was in storage does not mean it lost the transponder code between key and Vats http://programautokeys.com/classified/DisplayAd.asp?id=1775

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.
DavidH25
Not Active

cgrs, have you done anything to see what the trouble is? Have you determined that you have spark? Anything?

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
DavidH25
Not Active

It does, it came across several places that ecplain how to reprogram that, but didn't 'go there" 'case I was no need. Put a new battery in the FOB to begin with..they don't last 25 years

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Corvette
Looking for a Used Corvette in your area?
CarGurus has 11,063 nationwide Corvette listings starting at $3,900.
ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Corvette Questions

Chevrolet Corvette Experts

#1 carGrrl
carGrrl
Reputation 870
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 760
#3 califcarson
califcarson
Reputation 560
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro"
594 Great Deals out of 28,692 listings starting at $1,795
Used Ford Mustang"
1,048 Great Deals out of 25,761 listings starting at $1,329
Used Porsche 911"
162 Great Deals out of 3,212 listings starting at $12,995
Used Dodge Charger"
605 Great Deals out of 30,659 listings starting at $2,950
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class"
105 Great Deals out of 2,475 listings starting at $4,250
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,223 Great Deals out of 37,756 listings starting at $1,200
Used BMW M3"
91 Great Deals out of 1,392 listings starting at $4,990
Used Jeep Wrangler"
994 Great Deals out of 45,468 listings starting at $1,800

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
23 Great Deals out of 1,513 listings starting at $51,995
2013 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 377 listings starting at $31,999
2012 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 289 listings starting at $29,998
2011 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 313 listings starting at $25,995