1992 Chevrolet Corvette

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1992 Chevrolet Corvette Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Opti-Spark Ignition System. Failure of the Opti-Spark Ignition System applies to (PFI V8 engines) only. Failure of the Opti-Spark Ignition System may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the Opti-Spark Ignition System is estimated at $293.00 for parts and $195.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any 0applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Moderate Problems A periodic problem on this vehicle is failure of the Shock Absorber Actuator. Failure of the Shock Absorber Actuator applies to vehicles equipped with Selective Ride Control only. The cost to repair the Shock Absorber Actuator is estimated at $471.00 each for parts and $65.00 each for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Automatic Temperature Control.The cost to repair the Automatic Temperature Control System is estimated at $196.00 (Control Head) or $259.00 (Programmer) for parts and $58.50 (Control Head) or $65.00 (Programer) for labor.This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured. The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant is possible, at an average cost of about $100-$250 parts and labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder. Failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder is estimated at $60.00 for parts and $169.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

When considering this vehicle for purchase, be sure to check the following:

  • Shock Absorber Actuator
  • Distributor Cap
Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Engine Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
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