won't start until 20 minutes have gone by

by Robert Mendez
(San Antonio, Tx. 78213)

I'll be driving and arrive at a location. I'll turn it off and go about my business. When I return and insert the ignition key, nothing happens. Everything works, light, radio, battery is fully charged. If I leave the key on the on position for 10 minutes, then turn it off and remove the key for another 10 minutes, the nit will start. It'll start right up as if nothing.
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Jun 12, 2017
by: 1990 Z07

The VATS is probably not recognizing the resistor chip in your ignition key. Try a new key. You can bypass the VATS with a kit from Corvette Central if the key doesn't fix the problem. This can look like an intermittent problem as the system doesn't always misread the old key.

May 13, 2017
92 vette won't crank until temperature drops to 185* NEW
by: Wsharpman

Mine is doing same thing, however it seems it is when temperature drops to 185 degrees then it starts like nothing was wrong.

Jan 22, 2017
I have the same issue NEW
by: Anonymous

My 94 is doing the same thing. Were you able to fix this issue?

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