20 Most Recent 1985 Chevrolet Corvette Questions & Answers


If its a auto then There is a cable that runs from the shifter to the lock cylinder and allows the key to go to lock and release when in park. I had the same issue with my 85 but I just pulled off the shifter cover and sprayed all the cables and what not with wd-40 and as good as new.

1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 09, 2019


Possibly turning the key while engine was running or by hitting something or by tightening bolts to much where is the Crack around the bolts to check install the starter and use the shims and torque to specifications the Crack also could be for a missing shim and cranking while running

1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 09, 2018


There is a series of two videos addressing a very similar problem with a 1989 Corvette, first one diagnosis, second one fix. Seems like this is a not unusual problem for these older Corvettes. Check out the links.
Chevy Corvette No Start When Hot The Diagnosis
Chevy Corvette No Start When Hot The Fix

1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Oct 09, 2017


you can get a repair manual for a1985 corvette from almost any online corvette parts dealer, Ecklers, Corvette America etc.

1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 19, 2017


No, oil is fouling from piston rings leaking a little. Clean it up or install new one. Pull and check after a few days . if its real oily again then you have a problem if not your ok.
this is really a normal condition on old plugs not changed. you only have one cyl doing it so you should be ok

1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 24, 2016


Might be a Missing Ground wire on your fiberglass car

1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 10, 2015


Have you checked the fuse or the fuel pump relay??

1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 11, 2015


We need a little more to go on.
Any trouble codes stored? check engine light on etc.
Could be ignition or fuel related. A vacuum leak.
need more to be more specific.

1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 02, 2015


did you check wires going to it

1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 28, 2014


Multiply the miles by 1.61. For example if your car has 55,000 miles showing on the odometer - 55,000miles X 1.61 = 88,550 KM.

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1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 26, 2014


the it o the fame rail just behind the drivers seat

1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 24, 2014


Head lights have a reed switch built into the unit. if a gear is stripped / missing a tooth the headlights will continue to run. You can replace the gears for around $50.00 for a set. I would go with the , metal gears for the few dollars more, especially in cold climates where there is snow.

1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 24, 2014


have you tried checking the map sensor this can sometimes cause the engine to run oddly. also check for good spark check wires when its pitch black out check for wire arching. also check fuel pressure with a pressure guage.make sure cap and rotor are clean of deposits. keep searching and you will find the weak link.

1985 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 24, 2014

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