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1982 & 1984 Corvette Engine Computer Module Swap Secret

C4 Corvette 1982 1984 Engine Computer Module Swap Secret

Shopping around for a 1982 Corvette Engine Computer Module (ECM) can be quite a hassle nowadays. Not to mention, when you do get lucky and find one they are outrageously expensive. Luckily, the crew at Corvette Salvage is about to let you in on a little unknown secret in the Corvette realm. 1984 Corvette ECM’s…

C4 Corvette 1993 to 1996 Power Antenna Mast Removal & Installation Guide

C4 Corvette 1993 to 1996 Power Antenna Mast Removal & Installation

This guide includes instructions on how to remove and install an antenna mast on any 1993 to 1996 Convertible Corvette equipped with a power antenna assembly. Part 1: Power Antenna Mast Removal STEP 1: Removing the Antenna’s Special Nut & Grommet Start by removing the antenna’s special nut. To do this, turn the nut counter-clockwise when…

C5 Corvette Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Programming/Reset

C5 Corvette Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Programming/Reset Banner

The Tire Pressure Monitoring System on a C5 Corvette consists of four sensors which keep track of air pressures within each wheel. While being a convenient feature, this system can easily get confused when changing and swapping the wheels on the vehicle. When the system becomes confused, a quick reset must be performed to re-sync…

C5 Corvette Key Fob Programming

C5 Corvette Key Fob Programming Banner

The C5 Corvette was produced by General Motors from 1997 to 2004 and came with the convenience of keyless entry via a key fob/transmitter. Throughout the progression of the C5 generation, the key fob changed design. The first design works with 1997 to 2000 Corvette models, while the second design works with 2001 to 2004…

C5 Corvette On-Board Diagnostics, Explained.

C5 Corvette On-Board Diagnostics, Explained.

The C5 Corvette is equipped with an on-board diagnostic display feature which is capable of displaying and/or clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC). By selecting specific buttons on the driver information display switch, these codes can be displayed on the cluster’s 20 character display unit. This feature allows codes to be read or cleared without the…

Disabling F55 on a 2003 to 2013 Corvette

Disabling F55 on a 2003 to 2013 Corvette

NOTE: Before beginning this tutorial you must have a GM Tech II. All GM dealers have this device, however they may hesitate at the disabling F55 request and/or charge you upwards of $125 to use it. We would recommend calling local auto/body shops to see if they have one available to use. NOTE: Only the…

C5 Dual Climate Control Operation

C5 Corvette Dual Climate Control Operation

Driver-Side Temperature Control In a C5 Corvette with dual climate control, the driver-side knob changes the temperature on the driver’s and passenger’s side of the vehicle. To increase the temperature turn the knob clockwise and to decrease the temperature turn it counterclockwise. Whenever you turn the driver-side knob, the temperature will be displayed for approximately five seconds along with the…