C4 Corvette Cutaway Car Parts Gallery

When the fourth generation Corvette was introduced in 1984, many innovative build techniques were implemented. Early Corvette amenities were becoming standard equipment while new options filled every available inch of dash space. The 1984-1989 C4 dash had more modules and controllers to integrate behind an already tight dash area. 1990-1996 Corvettes added more modules along […]

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C4 Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Codes, Codes, Codes… Have you noticed “SYS” intermittently showing up in your 1990-1996 Corvette’s speedometer display?  This means there is a trouble code stored in one of the on-board control modules.  When the 1990 Corvette debuted, GM introduced ECM (Engine Control Module) and CCM (Central Control Module) trouble codes.   In addition, ABS/ASR (Anti-lock Brake System/Acceleration […]

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C2, C3 & C4 A/C Retrofit

Basic System Operation The compressor pressurizes the refrigerant then it enters the A/C condenser as a gas. The high temperature, high pressure gas is cooled as it goes through the condenser. This changes the gas to a liquid. Then the liquid goes to the evaporator through an expansion valve or metered orifice. This quickly depressurizes […]

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C4 Interior Overview

The C-4 interior is comprised mostly of plastic. The 1984-1989 dash carrier is made entirely of plastic. All of the plastic dash fascia can be damaged quite easily just by over-tightening the screws. I use a screwdriver or a clutch-operated power screwdriver. When using a clutch-operated screwdriver, be sure to use the lowest setting to […]

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