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Chevrolet Bose Amplifier, Speaker and Car Stereo Repair
BOSE single channel amp repairs have lifetime warranty, car stereo one year.
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Corvette Bose Gold  
Head Units
1990 - 1991 Corvette Bose Stereo
(Gray / orange letters)
Corvette Radio Repair, Removal, Install and Troubleshooting Guide
CD and Cassette 16080781/16144151
Cassette only16080771 / 16144141
 
1992 - 1993 Corvette Bose Stereo
(Black / orange letters)
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette  - Bose stereo, amplifier and speaker repair
CD and Cassette 16160741 / 16160751
15150761 / 16160771 / 16160791
Cassette only 16160751 / 16160741
 
1994 - 1996 Corvette Stereo
(Black / white letters)
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette  - Bose stereo, amplifier and speaker repair
CD and Cassette 16208171
Cassette only 16208161

COMMON PROBLEMS
CD clicks, no eject or play, display back lights missing, cassette inop, no power, 1:00 and others.

TROUBLESHOOTING
Corvette Bose Gold

or speak with tech, (407)830-0777


Audio and Power problems see CDM and Bose Amplifiers - below

Rebuild - AM/FM/CD/Cassette $250. One year warranty.
Rebuild - AM/FM/Cassette $225. One year warranty.
Repair - Back Lights only $125. One year warranty on Repair.

Other Common Problems
Repairing - 1990 - 1992 Corvette
, suggest including CDM (Tuner Box), when sending Corvette heads for repair.
Repairing - 1993 - 1996 Corvette, all stereo functions work, intermittent audio all speakers, power antenna up and down, audio in and out? See CDM below. Water damage?

Check fuses, see Troubleshooting and Car Stereo Removal

European - 16145631, 16160791, 16172631, 16208191
Japan - 16145621, 16160771, 16208181

  See Shipping before sending for repair.
   
Corvette Bose Amplifier Rebuild
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco Bose Gold series amplifier - Bose Speaker, Stereo, Amplifier repair COMMON PROBLEMS
Low or no audio, intermittent, works after warm up, sizzle, squeal, static...
BOSE AMPLIFIER NOTE - Bose amps are specific to vehicle. Two front, two rear, matched by convertible or coupe and year. On line sales can offer "Working Bose Amps" for Corvette, rebuilt? Or Corvette labels over Cadillac, and other Bose amps. They do not provide matching audio levels and are not matched to your Corvette.
Car Stereo Removal
1990 - 1996 1990 - Third generation Bose amplifier - hard wired with two side pcb.
  1991 - 1996 - Fourth generation Bose amplifier - connector with two side pcb.
Front Bose Amplifier Enclosures and Speakers
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette  - Bose stereo, amplifier and speaker repair
Year Convertible Coupe
  Left Right Left Right
1990 16144181 16144191 16144161 16144171
1991-1992 16152101 16152091 16152061 16152051
1993-1996 16166501 16166491 16166481 16166471
Bose amplifier rebuild $100 each, lifetime warranty.
  See Shipping before sending for repair.
Rear Bose Amplifier Enclosures and Speaker

Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette Bose Gold, Bose amplifier and speaker repair



Bose amplifier rebuild $100 each, lifetime warranty.

Year Convertible Coupe
  Left Right Left Right
1990 16080891 16080901 16065961 16065961
1991-1992 16152121 16152111 16152081 16152071
1993 -   16174471 16166481 16166471
- 1996     16174501 16174481
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1988 1/2 - 1989 Second generation Bose amplifier - hard wired with single side pcb.
Front Bose Enclosures with Amplifier and Speakers
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette  - Bose stereo, amplifier and speaker repair
Year Convertible Coupe
  Left and Right Left and Right
1988 1/2 - 16052371 16052371
1989
Bose amplifier rebuild $100 each, lifetime warranty.
  See Shipping before sending for repair.
Rear Bose Enclosures with Amplifier and Speakers
Corvette Bose Speaker and Amplifier Repair
Year Convertible Coupe
  Left and Right Left Right
1988 1/2 - 16052301 16022311 16022301
1989
  Bose amplifier rebuild $100 each, lifetime warranty.
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1988 1/2 - Older First generation Bose amplifier - hard wire with single side pcb.
Enclosures for 1989 and older Corvettes are the same. The 1988 1/2 and older enclosures house 1st generation Bose amplifiers. These amplifiers have a 6 x 3 1/2 x 7/8 metal case, working on DIY videos for common problems.
   
1990 - 1996 CDM  
BOSE CDM
(Tuner / Pre-amplifier)
Corvette Bose
16083220, 16087100, 16145221, 16169541, 16178351, 16178741, 16178751
Non-Bose 16083220 / 16178341
European 16141266, 16142606, 16169531, 16178371
Japan 16089520, 16142616, 16169531, 16178361

COMMON PROBLEMS
No power, works with no audio, clock stuck at 1:00, poor reception and others.

Rebuild CDM $125. One year warranty.

NOTES
1. 1993 - 1996 - Water collects in pocket, check CDM and relays for water damage.
2. Some occasions, display locked at 1:00, may be a control head problem.
See Stereo Removal.

   
Car Stereo Removal
NO longer repair following car stereos.
DIY repair videos for specific problems for these stereos are being added to website. Links will be found here. In work.
   
1984 - 1989 Car Stereo Removal
Delco Corvette Bose
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette  - Bose stereo, amplifier and speaker repair
1984 Corvette Bose 16021351 / 41YHCH1
1985 Corvette Bose 16041551
1986 Corvette Bose 16041551
1987 Corvette Bose 16041551
1988 Corvette Bose 16041551
1989 Corvette Bose 16125781
1990 Corvette Bose 16125781

NOTE - Setting Clock
Ignition on, stereo off, push the set button. "Set" should appear in the top right corner of display. Push the "Scan" button for hours and the "Seek" button for minutes. Push the "Set" button to disengage or turn your stereo on.

Car Stereo Removal

Some parts are no longer available for proper repair of the cassette portion of this stereo. The following is a list of common problems.

No tape, tape ejects, or tape auto reverses on it's own, display remains on with ignition OFF (this may drain the car battery), AM or FM intermittent or does not work, speakers cut in and out.

See How to Troubleshoot Your Bose System

Speakers cut in and out intermittently, treble/bass controls have static when adjusting. See DIY Repair

 
   
84-89 Delco Corvette Non-BOSE Radio
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Buick Delco stereo AM - FM - CASSETTE - Bose repair
1984 Corvette Non-Bose model
16029091 / 41YHCF1 / 41YHCF2
1985 Corvette Non-Bose model
16041291 / 16041561
1986 Corvette Non-Bose model
16041561

Several parts are no longer available for proper repair of the cassette portion of this stereo. The following is a list of common problems.

Weak channel or channels, speakers snap, crackle, sound blown, distorted or do not work, (usually right front speaker first), does not eject tape.

Dead or no power. Before repair, check dome light, cigarette lighter and door chime. If one of these are not working properly there is a blown fuse in fuse panel. (We usually find a coin or metal object in the cigarette lighter.)

NOTE - Setting the Clock
Ignition on, stereo off, push the set button. "Set" should appear in the top right corner of display. Push the "Scan" button for hours and the "Seek" button for minutes. Push the "Set" button to disengage or turn your stereo on.

   
Do It Yourself Repair for Corvette
Corvette AC Control - No Display
Corvette AC Control Do-It-Yourself Removal and Repair
 
See DIY Repair
   
Chevrolet Delco Stereo
Corvett Stereo Repair, Bose Amplifiers and Tuner / Reciever Box
Chevrolet Corvette

Missing sections of back lights on buttons.
CD player inop, will not accept and play CD's.

Car Stereo Removal

   
Corvette - Bose Signal Processor
Corvette Do-It-Yourself Removing and Repair of Car Radio

See DIY Repair

Troubleshooting intermittent speakers.

   
The following car stereos are only a list of common problems and possible Do It Yourself repairs.
We no longer repair the following listed car stereos.
00-03 Corvette
12 CD Changer / Pioneer
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette  - Bose stereo, amplifier and speaker repair
We no longer repair this Pioneer CD changer, unreliable after repair and does not stand up to our one year warranty.
 
We purchase BROKEN Bose systems 1990-1996
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