Fully charged battery and my 2005 is completely dead.

by Brian Cross
(Nashville, TN USA)

I recently took my 2005 vette to the dealer to have clutch pedal switch replaced. A few hours after getting it home the car was dead. It took a jump start from a towing company and then I drove it for awhile to charge the battery. I parked it in the garage and the next day the same thing (dead). I just bought a battery charger/jump starter thinking I'll charge the battery but it shows 12.6 volts (the battery is new by the way). I switched over to jump start and got everything flashing (DIC, headlights, interior, etc.) then nothing. Dead. Could the dealer forgot to reset something after installing the clutch pedal switch? HELP!

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Apr 07, 2019
Dead car NEW
by: corvette onwer

My 2005 corvette is doing the same thing. Only I changed the battery, with a battery charger and when I connected my cable to the battery it arced and smoke came out underneath the car, no lights on but make a sound like a fan is on. Help

May 18, 2017
Fully Charged battery and 2005 is completly dead- Us too!
by: Anonymous

I don't know how old this post is but we are experiencing the same issue with our 2005. It has been at a dealer for 2 months now trying to fix what they think is a faulty XM module, New XM module won't fix the issue but pulling a working used module from another 2005 fixed the problem. Chevy won't allow a used part so short of getting and installing ourselves we may be stuck, look like Chev doesn't want to admit that they cant fix it, we have been on the phone trying to get anyone from Tech Services to escalate but no luck. Today's date is 05/18/2017 on Monday car will have been there 2 months.
Good Luck!

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