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Average Mileage:
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About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Chevrolet Corvette engine problems

engine problem

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1998 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Comments

problem #7

Aug 052000

Corvette

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Im started my car, put it in drive and drove off. I noticed my steering wheel was locked. The engine died almost right away. I was going about 3 mph. I restarted the engine several times trying to free the steering. Nothing worked. I had to back my car out of the street with no steering. The next morning the steering started working again. After talking to some Corvette club member, I found out that this is very common to happen on late model Corvettes. Ref. In EA02-031

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #6

May 142000

Corvette

  • miles
While driving about 35 mph, all of a sudden there was a loss of power. Driver was able to pull to the side of the road safely. Vehicle was taken to the dealership for service.

- Short Hills, NJ, USA

problem #5

Dec 101998

Corvette

  • miles
While driving down on interstate in the middle of traffic. The information warning system displayed a message that read active handling system was malfunctioning. Ater display message the check engine light came on, then engine lost power. Consumer felt that if systems failed it could lock up the brakes and posible injuries could occur.

- Nashville, TN, USA

problem #4

Oct 271999

Corvette

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Noise in engine compartment due to loose rocker arm studs. Mjs

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #3

Jul 282019

Corvette

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine check light comes on/ steering wheel column locks up, and vehicle stalls unexpectedly. Currently at the dealers. Ref. In EA02-031 consumer was able to move vehicle about 1 ft.

- Livingston, NJ, USA

problem #2

Feb 011999

(reported on)

Corvette

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine failed.

- Calabasas, CA, USA

problem #1

Oct 211998

(reported on)

Corvette

  • miles
Engine noise.

- Danvers, MA, USA

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