My 94 corvette dies while I'm driving it...after about 20 minutes it will start and I can drive it for about 1mile and it will die again...any ideas on what might be going on?

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Asked by Sep 15, 2014 at 05:26 PM about the 1994 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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Sound,s like fuel problem,check fuel filter ,and fuel pressure from fuel pump,may be bad.

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It could also be your optical distributor. Check out this article: http://www.corvetteactioncenter.com/tech/knowledgebase/article/1992-1996-corvette-service-bulletin-engine-miss-poor-driveability-symptoms-555.html http://www.corvetteactioncenter.com/tech/knowledgebase/article/1992-corvette-recall-optispark-distributor-554.html

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I agree......fuel system. My 1991 had a similar problem. I ended up spending a lot of money at a dealer where they replaced all of the injectors; fuel lines; etc. After receiving the bill I could have used an ambulance for just the 'shock' value. I swear the dealer just changed items until they found the actual faulty component. This is why I hardly ever go to dealers! Good luck.

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We changed the fuel filter,and we can hear the fuel pump running, and we can also hear the fuel in the injectors...my buddy pushed a needle valve to see if there was fuel pressure, and fuel squirted out fine ...it seems like when something gets hot it triggers the kill

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We also put on a new distributor last year

mine exactly, after it gets hot its 20 minutes till it will start. what was the problem. its killing me

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