Asked by OrangeRock Mar 19, 2013 at 03:25 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Backed out of driveway into street & car will not go into gear & dies & will not restart.  Automatic transmission readout in console shows squares, but no gears show up (no reverse, no drives, no park)

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sounds like battery has been sitting and dead flat,needs a slow charge ,may save it connect a lightbulb between charge wire and battery on + side and set a low charge hope for 1 or 1/2 amp for an hour or so to get it going,or install a fresh one to energize the pcm and everything,the security is maby trying to go off also

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yes, jimmy's right the battery voltage should be checked and would hazard to guess could use a full nights charge up to where it's not drawing any more amps!

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