does the key have a computer chip in an 1988 corvette


Asked by Jan 30, 2014 at 07:37 PM about the 1988 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

does the 1988 corvette have a computer chip in the ignition key. I lost the keys

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Michael McGrail

There was a chip option, but it is not like it is on current cars. If your key had that little insert in the key itself, then you will need to replace with the same resistance key (or just replace the lock cylinder and bypass the VATS module).

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James Ramond

vats bypass is possible but not without some wire and resistor applications


I don't think the 1st. chips were standard untill 1992

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