Be sure follow the instructions on the bulb package. The dipstick handle is a round, red loop. You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt too loose. If it does, you or others could be injured. Look for any other loose or damaged safety belt system parts. As you can see the owners manual is almost exactly the same in the first few years. Lubricate the suspension, steering and transmission shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact points and linkage or every 6 months, whichever occurs first.
Keep hands, clothing and tools away from any underhood electric fan. This manual provides information such as recommended oil for your vehicle, gas tank capacity, clock and radio settings, information about vital fluids, tires, routine maintenance and specific operating information regarding the standard features and options your 1996 Corvette is equipped with. It was for this reason that the engine was specified for the multiple special edition Corvettes that year. This applies only to vehicles sold in the United States. Selective Real Time Damping was introduced to replace the previous Selective Ride suspension option. The black wire connects to the ground.
Please be aware that when you raise the convertible top, the bottom edge rests on a clear, protective tape strip. Overall though, your owners manual is your quick reference guide to your Corvette. A fluid loss may indicate a problem. At 21,000 Miles 35,000 Kilometers Change engine oil and filter or every 3 months, whichever occurs first. Open the rear hatch and look for the two brackets 2.
This area should be inspected and cleaned out at regular intervals. They were equipped with a 2. Sometimes the engine can get a little too hot when you: Climb a long hill on a hot day. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel bolts, mounting surfaces and spare wheel. If you do, you could damage the roof panel. Turn on the ignition and radio to raise the antenna. Or you may drive long distances all the time in very hot, dusty weather.
When you enter a vehicle in cold weather, adjust the fan to the highest speed for a few moments before driving off. Manual Transmission Check if so equipped : Check the transmission fluid level; add if needed. All Grand Sports —both coupes and convertibles- were equipped with a six speed manual transmission. Have any torn or frayed safety belts replaced. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. Store the caps somewhere until you have the flat tire repaired or replaced.
Inspect fuel tank, cap and lines for damage or leaks. If you below have been operating your vehicle under normal driving conditions, you should pull off the road, stop your vehicle and turn off the engine as soon as possible. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. This is particularly important when outside temperatures are below freezing. Never tow faster than safe or posted speeds.
Windshield Washer Fluid Level Check: Check the windshield washer fluid level in the windshield washer tank and add the proper fluid if necessary. Drive at the same speed most of the other drivers are driving. After the top is completely folded into the compartment, turn the latch handles toward the center of the vehicle. There are only two reasons why the brake fluid level in the reservoir might go down. An indicator light will come on to remind you that the defogger is on.
You can see it if you look through the windshield from outside your vehicle. But you must use the right kind. Pull the bulb straight out. In 1996 Corvettes, the engine developed 300 horsepower net at 5,000 rpms. Lower the vehicle by turning the wheel wrench counterclockwise. Different parts of the power seat control move different parts of your seat.
Safety belts help keep you in position for an air bag inflation in a crash. To start, the received newly designed aluminum heads that featured taller ports and bigger valves; 2. Inspect the power steering lines and hoses for proper hook-up, binding, leaks, cracks, chafing, etc. Hold the wheel wrench handle so it forms a right angle with the jack, then turn it clockwise. Some people drive in spurts heavy acceleration followed by heavy braking rather than keeping pace with traffic. At 42,000 Miles 70,000 Kilometers Change engine oil and filter or every 3 months, whichever occurs first. And you'd be less likely to slide under the lap belt.