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Average Mileage:
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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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1997 Chevrolet Corvette engine problems

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1997 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Comments

problem #13

Jul 242002

Corvette

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Engine stalled while backing up. Vehicle at dealership at this time.

- Pflugerville, TX, USA

problem #12

Jul 242002

Corvette

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While backing up engine stalled and steering column locked. Vehicle at dealership at this time. Ref. In EA02-031

- Pflugerville, TX, USA

problem #11

Oct 122001

Corvette

  • miles
On several occasions while driving instrument panel would register "reduce engine power" which caused vehicle not to accelerate, but go no more then 5 mph. Vehicle back in dealer's shop at this time. Feel free to provide any further information on this matter.

- Stafford, VA, USA

problem #10

Jul 272000

Corvette

  • Manual transmission
  • miles

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

Vehicle suddenly loses power and dramatically decelerates to 5 mph at any time while driving, this failure has almost caused an accident, dealer can not remedy the problem.

- Amherst, MA, USA

problem #9

Dec 151998

Corvette

  • miles
While driving on the highway engine check light came on, and immediately vehicle dropped to 20mph. It happened again on 10-may-2000. Contacted dealer, and was told that maybe the motor got wet. No repairs were made. Called the dealer and manufacturer.

- Taunton, MA, USA

problem #8

Jan 141999

Corvette

  • miles
Check engine light came on due to air pump check valve broken.

- Plantation, FL, USA

problem #7

Sep 211999

Corvette

  • miles

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

While driving vehicle loses power. If consumer was driving 50 mph vehicle would drop down to 5 mph and start to shake.

- Staten Island, NY, USA

problem #6

Jun 091999

Corvette

  • miles
Vehicle continually shuts down while driving 70-80 miles per hour, several remedy attempts (gas tanks, modulars, computer replacements) replacements, however no remedy at this time. Mjs

- Palm Sprin, CA, USA

problem #5

Jan 281999

(reported on)

Corvette

  • miles
While driving at highway speeds this vehicle will just shut down in the middle of the highway while moving. Dealer has been contacted.

- New Port Beach, CA, USA

problem #4

Feb 241998

Corvette

  • miles
While driving the vehicle, for no particular reason, the car's check engine/reduced engine power/service traction system lights all come on at the same time. We have had the car serviced for the same problem 6 times, at 3 different dealers. Our major

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #3

Dec 301997

Corvette

  • miles

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

Traction control system warning light will come on within a split second, the engine check light will come across the dashboard, reading engine reduction power, causing vehicle to slow down without no reason. Vehicle been in/out of dealer's shop more the five times and condition still occurring. Last incident almost caused consumer to have a dangerous accident.

- Poway, CA, USA

problem #2

Apr 301997

Corvette

  • miles
Engine dies while driving at low speeds, have to wait for a few minutes and will restart, will die again after one half of ta block, dealer can not locate the problem.

- Cypress, TX, USA

problem #1

Apr 091998

Corvette

  • miles
Defective throttle control module caused engine to die/idle.also power control module and engine failed, causing vehicle to stall.

- Mesa, AZ, USA

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