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- 1997+: Technical Article: Corvette Converts Floor Panels, Wheelhousings From Glass To Chopped Carbon
Corvette Converts Floor Panels, Wheelhousings From Glass To Chopped Carbon By Composites Technology Magazine Staff | December 2005 Since 1953, General Motor's Chevrolet Corvette has been a trendsetter in glass-reinforced automotive composites and has served as the test bed for many GM innovatio ...
- 2005 - 2006: Product Safety Recall: Body-Color Roof Adhesive Separation
GM SERVICE AND PARTS OPERATIONS DCS1662 URGENT - DISTRIBUTE IMMEDIATELY Date: October 12, 2006 Subject: 06041 – Product Safety Recall Body-Color Roof Adhesive Separation Phase 1 Customer Mailing Models: 2005-2006 Chevrolet Corvette With Body-Color Roof To: All Chevrolet Dealers Attention ...
- 2005 - 2006: Recall: Painted Roof Adhesive Separation
NOTE: The bulletin below was revised in June of 2006 to include the Z06 Corvette. Below is bulletin #05112D in PDF format. Custom Satisfaction Bulletin: #05112 Date: February 23, 2006 Subject: Customer Satisfaction Program Painted Roof Adhesive Separation Service Procedure Revised DESCRIPTI ...
- 2005 - 2006: Service Bulletin: 2005-2006 Chevrolet Corvette Including Z06 Repair Procedure for Painted Roofs that may separate
UPDATED INFORMATION Date: June 23, 2006 Subject: 06523A – 05112D – Customer Satisfaction Program, 2005-2006 Chevrolet Corvette Including Z06 Repair Procedure for Painted Roofs that may separate Models: 2005-2006 Chevrolet Corvette and Z06 with Painted Roof To: All Chevrolet Dealers ...
- 2005 - 2007: Product Safety Recall: Body-Color Roof Adhesive Separation
Subject: Product Safety - Body-Color Roof Adhesive Separation Number: #06041C Date: May 2007 Models: 2005-2007 Chevrolet Corvette With Body-Color Roof This bulletin is being revised to include (30) 2007 model year vehicles (U.S. and Export). This recall was released in phases. As each phase was ...
- 2005 - 2007: Recall: Removable Roof Panel
Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s): CHEVROLET / CORVETTE 2005-2007 CHEVROLET / CORVETTE Z06 2005-2006 Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP. Mfr’s Report Date: DEC 18, 2009 NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V491000 N/A NHTSA Action Number: N/A Compone ...
- 2005 - 2009: Service Bulletin: Removable Top Squeaks When Stowed Away (Install Velcro)
#06-08-67-002A: Removable Top Squeaks When Stowed Away (Install Velcro) - (Jun 4, 2008) Subject: Removable Top Squeaks When Stowed Away (Install Velcro®) Models: 2005-2009 Chevrolet Corvette Condition Some customers may comment that the removable top squeaks when stowed away in the trunk. C ...
- 2005 - 2009: Service Bulletin: Snap, Pop or Rattle Noise From Lift Off Roof Panel While Driving
Bulletin #: 08.08.67.013A Subject: Snap, Pop or Rattle Noise From Lift Off Roof Panel While Driving (Replace Front Lift Off Roof Panel Handles and Lube) Models: 2005-2009 Chevrolet Corvette with Removable Clear Roof Panel (RPO CC3), Removable Sun Roof Panel (RPO CF7) or Dual Removable Roof Pan ...
- 2005+: Service Information: Avoiding Scratched Headlamps
Owners should be reminded not to use an ice scraper on the headlamps of the 2005 Corvette. The exposed headlamps are covered by clear plastic lenses that have a hardcoated material applied at the supplier to resist scratching. Trying to clear snow, ice, or frost with a sharp instrument (ice scra ...
- 2005: Service Bulletin: Creak or Popping Noise from Roof Near Windshield/"A" Pillar (Replace Plastic Guides In Roof Striker)
Service Bulletin #: 05-08-59-003A Date: NA Subject: Creak or Popping Noise from Roof Near Windshield/"A" Pillar (Replace Plastic Guides In Roof Striker) Model(s): 2005 Chevrolet Corvette Condition Some customers may comment on a creak or popping noise in the roof near the windshield area. Cau ...
- 2005: Service Bulletin: Information on the Operation of the Rear Compartment Lid/Hatch/Trunk Exterior Release Switch
Service Bulletin #: 05-08-66-002 Date: 3/21/05 Subject: Information on the Operation of the Rear Compartment Lid/Hatch/Trunk Exterior Release Switch Model(s): 2005 Chevrolet Corvette Customers and technicians need to be advised that the rear hatch/trunk release exterior switch located above t ...
- 2006: Technical Article: 2006 Corvette Incorporates Reformulated "pop-free" SMC
2006 Corvette Incorporates Reformulated "pop-free" SMC By Composites World Magazine Staff | August 2006 The 2006 Chevrolet Corvette from automaker General Motors (GM) features several components molded from a reformulated sheet molding compound (SMC) developed to reduce part reject rates previo ...
- 2007 - 2009: Service Bulletin: Headliner Wear (Replace Bolts and Remove Sharp Edge)
#08-08-110-001A: Headliner Wear (Replace Bolts and Remove Sharp Edge) - (Jun 17, 2008) Subject: Headliner Wear (Replace Bolts and Remove Sharp Edge) Models: 2007-2009 Chevrolet Corvette Condition #1 Some customers may comment that the headliner has some wear damage on the outer edges alo ...
- 2008 - 2009: Campaign Recall: Convertible Roof Cover Separation
GM SERVICE AND PARTS OPERATIONS DCS 2230 URGENT - DISTRIBUTE IMMEDIATELY DATE: April 22, 2009 SUBJECT: 08312 – Customer Satisfaction Program Convertible Roof Cover Separation – Install New Retainer Bracket MODELS: 2008-2009 Chevrolet Corvette With Manual or Power Roof Convertible ...
- 2011 - 2012: Campaign: #11258A - Rear Hatch Separation in Crash
#11258A: F/CMVSS Noncompliance - Rear Hatch Separation in Crash - (Oct 7, 2011) Subject: 11258A - Rear Hatch Separation in Crash Models: 2011 - 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe (built between January 24, 2011 - September 1, 2011) This bulletin is being revised to include a copy of the customer ...
- 2011: Service Information: Corvette Convertible Windscreen Installation
Source: GM Techlink Date: July 2011 Subject: Corvette Convertible Windscreen Installation Models: 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible The installation steps for the Accessory Windscreen (part number 19156012) on the 2011 Corvette Convertible have been revised. An update to the trim bezel fasten ...