Is a Chevy Corvette your dream car? Have you been searching for a Corvette for sale? It doesn't matter if you're on the verge of buying a used Corvette C5 or C6 or already have one sitting outside your home – Haynes can show you how to take care of it your Vette with our full free video tutorials (no sign-ups or subscriptions required) and online manual, which is yours to keep forever once bought.
Haynes’ YouTube Chevrolet Corvette (1997 - 2013) C5 and C6 playlist includes 19 FREE videos that show you:
How to replace the air filter
How to replace the alternator (shown below)
How to replace the auto transmission fluid
How to fit a new battery
How to change the brake pads
How to replace the coolant
How to replace the drivebelt
How to change the engine oil and filter
How to check the fluid levels
How to replace the headlight bulbs
How to replace the oxygen sensor
How to replace the PCV valve
How to replace the rear shocks
How to replace the spark plugs
How to replace the starter motor (shown below)
How to fit a water pump
How to replace the thermostat
How to replace the tail light bulbs
How to replace the wiper blades
The videos are designed to complement our online or print manuals for the 1997 thru 2013 Chevrolet Corvette.
Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Chevrolet Corvette, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Vette. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 700 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Corvette can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.
This video shows you how to change the starter motor on a Chevy Corvette
Buyer’s guide: the C5 and C6 Corvette story
The C5 and C6 Chevrolet Corvette and Corvette convertible were available with either a 5.7L, 6.0L, 6.2L non-supercharged, 6.2L supercharged or 7.0L V8 engine.
The engine drives the rear wheels via an enclosed driveshaft and either a rear-mounted six-speed manual or automatic transmission, and rear independent driveaxles.
Suspension is independent at all four wheels. The front end consists of upper and lower control arms, shock absorbers, a stabilizer bar and a composite transverse spring. The rear suspension uses upper and lower control arms, a toe-link, shock absorbers, a composite transverse spring and a stabilizer bar. The rack-and-pinion steering unit is mounted on the front subframe.
The brakes are disc at the front and rear, with power assist standard. An Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) is standard on all models.