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Forum: C5 Tech
04-12-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By mcgilles

also, when the clutch was replaced I also had the...

also, when the clutch was replaced I also had the torque tube bushings and the bearings replaced. so all of this was apart. the diff was replaced also, but I don't think that is related.
Forum: C5 Tech
04-12-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By mcgilles

now the details. The issue is the noise. there...

now the details.
The issue is the noise. there are no drivability symptoms, the car seems to be running great.
the sound is a clanking sound. there are very specific times when this happens.
it...
Forum: C5 Tech
04-12-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By mcgilles

drivetrain problem, shop can't figure it out!

Attempting not to start off with a big block of text, I need some help with this one. The shop can't figure out what is causing this.

click to play......
Forum: C5 General
04-01-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By mcgilles

get a column lock bypass to fix the factory...

get a column lock bypass to fix the factory defect.

then figure out which resistor value is in your key and look up the range, get a resistor of the right value and solder it into the PASS key...
Forum: C5 Tech
03-28-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By mcgilles

bump

bump
Forum: C5 Tech
03-27-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By mcgilles

Steering wheel noise

I've got a noise in my steering while while rotating the wheel. Looking for some help.

the sound is coming from inside, I can hear it even when the car is standing still or even off if I try to...
Forum: C5 Tech
03-21-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,429
Posted By mcgilles

Diameter... Ok. Thanks again... This is why i...

Diameter... Ok. Thanks again... This is why i dont do much mechanical work on my own car. I leave that mostly to the professionals. But this really didn't seem difficult. I'm much more of an...
Forum: C5 Tech
03-20-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,429
Posted By mcgilles

no reason to hate to break that to me. I'd be...

no reason to hate to break that to me. I'd be more than delighted if that's it. each strut came with "instructions" which was a poorly copied single sheet piece of paper which showed how to assemble...
Forum: C5 Tech
03-18-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,429
Posted By mcgilles

Bilstein sport shocks and rear squeak

Looking for advice!
Bilstein sport shocks on the car. The problem started right after they were installed. I have a high pitched squeak coming from the back. it takes only a slight suspension...
Forum: C5 General
12-12-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By mcgilles

This is almost certainly an HVAC actuator...

This is almost certainly an HVAC actuator failure. More common on older C5s before a software update on the HVAC panel helepd some. The problem is either the door that blends the outside/conditioned...
Forum: C5 General
10-22-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By mcgilles

the rear bumpers are used, but only when the...

the rear bumpers are used, but only when the headlights are open. open the headlights and take a look, the part of the headlight door that extends beyond the hinges come into contact with those...
Forum: C5 General
09-30-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By mcgilles

This can be caused by the tan stop bumpers being...

This can be caused by the tan stop bumpers being deformed by the headlight mechanism over time. Try removing them and put them back on 180 degrees from where they were originally. See if that helps!
Forum: C5 General
09-24-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By mcgilles

Just a guess but id say a defective hyperflash...

Just a guess but id say a defective hyperflash harness is more likely to cause this type of problem than the mirror signals. Remove the harness and see what happens.
Forum: C5 General
09-19-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By mcgilles

I think you just got lucky. The reason why the...

I think you just got lucky. The reason why the dim display occurs is that the solder joints on the resistors fail. If you start to repair them and reflow the solder on the one good joint while the...
Forum: C5 General
09-18-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By mcgilles

All is not lost if you can't find the missing...

All is not lost if you can't find the missing resistor, you don't have to buy a new HVAC. They're just SMD resitors, you can buy them from mouser or digikey.
I'm pretty sure they are 6332's,...
Forum: C5 General
07-30-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,362
Posted By mcgilles

Shipping was very fast. if they are going down...

Shipping was very fast. if they are going down hill they don't seem to be quite there yet. Packaged arrived in a timely fashon and all looks well.

Question though on CLBs, I installed it and...
Forum: C5 General
07-30-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,154
Posted By mcgilles

I always fill the filter up first now, but I only...

I always fill the filter up first now, but I only learned this a couple years ago. if that is so important, what do you do when the oil filter doesn't install straight up? we're lucky that its...
Forum: C5 General
07-27-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By mcgilles

they are replacable, but its not the most fun...

they are replacable, but its not the most fun thing in the world to do. you have to take the instrument cluster out of the car to get to them. the easiest way is to remove the lower knee bolster, the...
Forum: C5 General
07-26-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,362
Posted By mcgilles

hmm. that's really too bad! I hope this goes...

hmm. that's really too bad! I hope this goes smoothly. tracking info showed up. the delay on that is perfectly normal. I'm sure it will be fine, but sounds like they really need to get their act...
Forum: C5 General
07-25-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,362
Posted By mcgilles

ah. darn it, probably shouldn't have been in C5...

ah. darn it, probably shouldn't have been in C5 general. either way thanks in advance!
Forum: C5 General
07-25-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,362
Posted By mcgilles

Corvettes of Houston

unfortunately today being a little paranoid about online transactions is nearly required.

I recently bought something from corvettes of houston, CLB, following a link on the forum's sticky about...
Forum: C5 Tech
07-20-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By mcgilles

if its a new key your BCM may need to be...

if its a new key your BCM may need to be programmed for the new key's resistance.

but it would have failed to start when you test connected it also, unless you left the pass key resistor wiring...
Forum: C5 Tech
07-15-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By mcgilles

Thanks for the help! fix implemented, we'll see...

Thanks for the help! fix implemented, we'll see if it works.

For anyone else with this problem, the bolts for the rear are 13mm and torque to 22ft-lbs.

its not easy to get a torque wrench in...
Forum: C5 Tech
07-15-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By mcgilles

Annoying sqeak from the rear struts

I have a very annoying sqeak in the back of my car. looking for input on what I can do about it. to describe the sound, if R2D2 would make squeaks instead of beeps, it sounds like him when he has a...
Forum: C5 General
07-13-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By mcgilles

sorry to hear about your troubles, it must be in...

sorry to hear about your troubles, it must be in the car's wiring then. inspect the connector and wiring harness and look for anything dirty, burned, cracked, out of place, or anything in the way...
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