Top 20 1981 Chevrolet Corvette Questions & Answers

Start with dirty fuse connection and then look for mouse wire damage

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Sounds like the delayed wipers are not working but the regular wipers are working. If this is true check the delayed wiper board in the wiper motor it is probably shorted out.

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Could be the module is fubar since you have B+ at the terminal. U can also install a hidden double pole switch that deactivates the fuel pump and ignition circuits. And if you want to be fancy you can do the same with a relay that opens those circuits automatically when ignition key is removed so you do not even have to throw a switch!

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get a flashlight and get on yur knees and go down under drivers side under dash left of clutch arm on wall. there is a fuse box there. the larger one is under the hood next to the shock tower and controls more interior. make sure everything is plugged in well

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wrongly machined flywheel, oil/grease on the clutch disc/flywheel surfaces or defective parts. take it back to the shop. if all were done right including the parts, clutch system should work like new.

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1981 Corvette has an electical tachometer that is driven by impulses from the distributor. First, check for blown fuses, next make sure the tach wire is plugged into the distributor. Next bypass silver tach filter or capacitor located by manifold to see if the tach moves at all. If these steps do not reveal a change in tach operation, then the most obvious next step is to remove the tachometer and get a new board for the tachometer. Unscrew and remove cluster lens and then unscrew tach bezel, and gently pull out the tach noting position of insulators. I believe these boards are available still at local autoparts locations. Replace board, note position of insulators and reinstall tach, bezel and lens. Old corvette are cool and are pretty easy to work on! Should be fixed, enjoy!

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Hello You will need to get a new ignition because I believe that one of the inside tumblers have fell Causing the key to be stuck .

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sounds like you may have an over fueling problem. check for a leaking carb allowing fuel to run into the intake after shut down. have you checked to see if your missing spark when this happens. if not check if it could be a distributor component problem or coil.

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Sometimes a temp problem like that is the ignition coil.
Hope this helps.

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If you add to much freon the air compress won't enage and your a/c want come on.

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lights must be connected to a circuit that does not run thru ignition switch.

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Fill master remove bleeder have somebody rapidly pump brake pedal while you hold your finger over the hole. within ten pumps (usually) fluid should come out.By holding your finger over the hole you will feel air pressure let that pass Then do your manual bleed.If still nothing check the rubber line sometime they get messed up inside and fluid will not go through

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Ignition switch,bad fusible links, coil,ignition module. I have replaced several switches for this problem. At the coil, when you turn the switch on, there should be power. There also should be power when trying to start the engine. If there is no power while cranking, replace the switch. The reason it hits a cylinder or two is that the power goes to the coil, just not enough to get the engine running..

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you have a ground problem at tank or at gage

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