Electronic Dashboard problems?

Asked by Jul 10, 2010 at 11:02 PM about the 1985 Chevrolet Corvette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What generally causes the electronic dashboard to shut down and come back at sporadic intervals?  Would it be a "dead short" or a flaw with a circuit board, and is it expensive to resolve the issue?  Thanks!

1 Answer

5,285

my first guess would be a loose connection supplying electrical power or the component/s that supplies power could also be going bad. If a loose connection is easily found and you or you know someone confident enough to repair the connection, that would then be worth a try. Other I suggest trying to find a Corvette place nearby and get opinions. The only place I know that would be able to deal with repairs is Eckler's Corvette, http://www.ecklers.com , while looking at their online catalog for C4 models on page 25, it estimated $389.99 without replacing LCDs, which the estimated cost does not include shipping, tax.

Your Answer

Chevrolet Corvette Experts

  • #1
    John Carson
    Reputation
    2,760
  • #2
    Vincent Parker
    Reputation
    1,960
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,560
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
224 Great Deals out of 28,922 listings starting at $3,900
Used Ford Mustang
270 Great Deals out of 37,082 listings starting at $2,150
Used Porsche 911
69 Great Deals out of 5,013 listings starting at $11,900
Used Dodge Charger
242 Great Deals out of 32,689 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford F-150
2,344 Great Deals out of 215,477 listings starting at $1,300
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
65 Great Deals out of 3,150 listings starting at $3,500
Used BMW 3 Series
833 Great Deals out of 32,432 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 2,264 listings starting at $46,306
2017 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 2,882 listings starting at $42,949
2016 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 869 listings starting at $38,900
2015 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 618 listings starting at $35,995
2014 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
626 listings starting at $33,250

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.