'95 5.7 Corvette: Struggles when accelerating; afterwards, good response.

565

Asked by May 25, 2009 at 10:03 AM about the 1995 Chevrolet Corvette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I accelerate from a stop, the engine struggles before revving to speed. Good idle, good high speed, only peroblem when accelereting.  ???

5 Answers

7,695

did you recently replace the plugs?

15

well i would check your coils and your wires if your wires have scorche marks then replace them and if you did change your plugs then check the gap on them and it could allso be checking your distribitor cap and rotor it could be falty if it has had any moister under it

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
65

check your throttle position sensor for correct ohms?? clean with choke cleaner

7,695

i only ask because the best plugs for the LT1 are the original factory plugs. for some reason they struggle with other plugs

65

I had a '95,..my best fix was to get a 2002 'Z06' & the problem disappeard, maybe that'll work for you,.. the ZR1 is even better medecine for an aching right foot....Ma, pass me the hammer so I can hit my foot pleeeease?

Your Answer

Corvette

Looking for a Used Corvette in your area?

CarGurus has 17,441 nationwide Corvette listings starting at $3,000.

ZIP:

Chevrolet Corvette Experts

  • #1
    John Carson
    Reputation
    2,510
  • #2
    Vincent Parker
    Reputation
    1,770
  • #3
    carGrrl
    Reputation
    1,470
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
444 Great Deals out of 31,892 listings starting at $1,450
Used Ford Mustang
599 Great Deals out of 39,965 listings starting at $1,895
Used Porsche 911
128 Great Deals out of 5,127 listings starting at $7,988
Used Dodge Viper
3 Great Deals out of 264 listings starting at $19,000
Used Ford F-150
3,307 Great Deals out of 224,483 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
68 Great Deals out of 3,550 listings starting at $4,000
Used BMW M3
38 Great Deals out of 2,086 listings starting at $6,399

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
2,721 listings starting at $45,995
2017 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 4,876 listings starting at $42,950
2016 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 1,131 listings starting at $40,000
2015 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 758 listings starting at $34,900
2014 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 871 listings starting at $34,899

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.