These features are power windows and, most important to me, cruise control. With its age, the wiring is a little loose. When you can't see any more air bubbles, close the radiator cap. The L-body platform however, was engineered by Chevrolet rather than Oldsmobile. Everyone always remembers their first car.
I buy 'clunkers' on craigslist for cheap transportation and then I junk them. Also, both Corsica engines are tough, with a respectable capacity for the abuse most of us dish out from time to time. That means the gasket is good, and since no overheating, there is no or little chance you would have a cracked block or head-another way that coolant could get into the oil. This is true of almost any 4-cylinder engine, but the Corsica makes more full-throttle noise than most. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. All Corsicas now came with Dex-Cool engine coolant. The check engine light and the coolant light stay on even when we take it in and get a clean bill of health which we do with every oil change and annual maintenance.
And to make it even worse the loud growling and rattling noises from my transmission were not fixed. Elsewhere, the Corsica features a fair amount of storage for odds and ends: a standard center console, door-panel map pockets and a couple of cup-holders. The defrost was fast acting, and the car was great in the snow. This car was my first car that I learned how to drive in. Comfortable—not a lot of accessories but it's comfortable for long and short trips. Engine performance with the standard 2.
It does not have all the bells and whistles that come with newer cars, but it did have the ones desired by a more simple person such as myself. Did you clean the block good where the freeze plugs goes? I am planning to drive it at least another three years. Jean, your first step is to drive to Autozone and have tem tell you what the code is. These features are power windows and, most important to me, cruise control. It turns on without any fuss, and the air conditioning unit goes into full swing doesn't need to 'warm up' or anything. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter.
FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. The trunk was also relatively spacious. They feature magnets that deliver the right amount of torque needed to withstand extreme weather conditions and brushes that are designed to original specifications to ensure armature and contacts are properly matched. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. And it's great on gas! We have know way of knowing what needs to be repaired without a code. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. When we finally let ours go, it wasn't using much oil though it was leaking a little bit around the gaskets.
The Corsica came in two styles and four trims. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. Even considering the damage i could not have found a better car for the money. Both engines offered were increased in displacement. The engine is quiet, smooth, and has a surprising kick to it it's a v6. The pull on the driver's side which opens the hood broke, and I had a window leak. The Corsica was replaced by the larger for the 1997 model year.
Answered on Dec 18, 2015 If you are looking at adding r134a to the system, the new hoses you get with the r134a will only fit on the low side of the system. It definitely wasn't the coolest car, but it got me where I needed to be, and I saved a lot of money getting the same use out of it as I would have with a car that costs more. Or if you have the coolant system pressure checked, you will find out if there are any leaks like a head gasket. If I hit the gas it goes away and comes right back. I buy 'clunkers' on craigslist for cheap transportation and then I junk them. It needs to be free of rust, scale, and dirt so the plug seals good.
Their attempt to save money after wasting thousands of dollars on an unrecommended, unsuccessful rebuild of my old engine cost me time, money, and loss of work. If I ever finance a new car again, you can bet it'll be a Chevy Corsica!! Car lost power and we coasted to the side of the highway. It is not like in the old days and the gage would fit on both sides. However, having four doors also made the tiny vehicle feel large. However, if you hear a knocking from the engine, that means the pressure is too low and will eventually cause internal damage. It does not have all the bells and whistles that come with newer cars, but it did have the ones desired by a more simple person such as myself.