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- 1996 - 2005: Service Information: Star Washers in Grounds
This information applies to 1996-2005 passenger cars, trucks and utilities. In the past, star washers have been used under most ground connections. It was believed using a star washer would improve continuity to ground and prevent the ground fastener from becoming loose. GM Engineering has deter ...
- 1999 - 2011: Service Information: Head-Up Display Conditions
Source: GM Techlink Date: January 2011 Subject: Head-Up Display Conditions Models: 1999 - 2011 Chevrolet Corvette A Head-Up Display (HUD) (Fig. 9) is available on the 1999-2005 Park Avenue, 2010-2011 Lacrosse, 2004-2009 XLR, 2005-2011 STS, 1999-2011 Corvette, 2011-Camaro, 2007-2011 Acadia, 1999 ...
- 2000 - 2006: Service Bulletin: OnStar Phone Number Concerns
Subject: OnStar Phone Number Concerns (Phone Number Incorrect/Assigned to Another Vehicle/Phone) That Occur During Diagnosis of OnStar System. Models: 2000-2006 GM Passenger Cars and Trucks 2003-2006 HUMMER H2 2006 HUMMER H3 2003-2006 Saturn Vehicles 2003-2006 Saab 9-7X with OnStar Bulletin No ...
- 2003 - 2005: Service Bulletin: Erratic Fuel Gauge Readings, Fuel Gauge Reads Empty When There Is Fuel In Tank, DTC P0463 Set, Service Fuel System Message Displayed
Subject: Erratic Fuel Gauge Readings, Fuel Gauge Reads Empty When There Is Fuel In Tank, DTC P0463 Set, Service Fuel System Message Displayed Number: 05.06.04.041A Models: 2004-2005 Cadillac XLR 2003 Chevrolet Corvette (Built After December 2002) 2004-2005 Chevrolet ...
- 2004 - 2006: Service Bulletin: Wipers Will Not Park
Subject: Wipers Will Not Park Number: #PIC3761 Models: 2004-2006 Cadillac XLR 2005-2006 Chevrolet Corvette The following diagnosis might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the symptom(s) described in this PI. Condition/Concern: Some customers may state that the wipers will not pa ...
- 2005 (Canadian Corvettes Only): Recall 04096: Incorrect Air Bag Off Indicator Assembly
Recall #: 04096 Incorrect Air Bag Off Indicator Assembly 2005 Chevrolet Corvette - Canada Only Vehicles Condition Certain 2005 model year Chevrolet Corvettes were built with an incorrect air bag off indicator assembly located on the centre console. The indicator assembly that was used included ...
- 2005 - 2006: Recall: Service Active Handling
Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s): CHEVROLET / CORVETTE 2005-2006 Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP. Mfr's Report Date: APR 26, 2010 NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V172000 EA09002 NHTSA Action Number: EA09002 Component: STEERING:COLUMN Potential Number of Uni ...
- 2005 - 2006: Service Bulletin: Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) C0710 Steering Wheel Position Sensor (SWPS) Signal, Service Stability System Message on Driver Information Center (DIC)
Service Bulletin #: 06-02-35-002 Date: January 2006 Subject: Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) C0710 Steering Wheel Position Sensor (SWPS) Signal, Service Stability System Message on Driver Information Center (DIC) (Inspect and Secure Wires in SWPS Connector) Model(s): 2004 - 2006 Cadillac XLR 20 ...
- 2005 - 2006: Service Bulletin: Front Park/Turn Signal Bulb Intermittently Inoperative
Service Bulletin #: 05.08.42.009 Date: July 2005 Subject: Front Park/Turn Signal Bulb Intermittently Inoperative (Check Bulb Operation and Replace Headlamp Wiring Harness, If Necessary) Model(s): 2005-2006 Chevrolet Corvette Condition Some customers may comment that the left or right or both f ...
- 2005 - 2006: Service Bulletin: Misfire DTCs P0300, P1380, P1381 and Catalytic Converter Damage Due to Installation of Alarm Systems
Bulletin No: 01-07-30-042D Date: February, 2006 Subject: Misfire DTCs P0300, P1380, P1381 and Catalytic Converter Damage Due to Installation of Alarm Systems Models: 2006 and Prior GM Passenger Cars and Light Duty Trucks 2006 HUMMER H2, H3 2006 and Prior Isuzu Light Duty Trucks NOTE: This b ...
- 2005 - 2007: Service Bulletin: Intermittent Service Stability Message On DIC With Only DTC C0561 Symptom 71
Date: September 28, 2006 Subject: Intermittent Service Stability Message On DIC With Only DTC C0561 Symptom 71 Models: 2005-2007 Cadillac XLR and XLR-V 2005-2007 Chevrolet Corvette The following diagnosis might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the symptom(s) described in this PI. Condition/Con ...
- 2005 - 2008: Service Bulletin: Stabilitrak/Active Handling Light On, Service Stabilitrak/Active Handling Message on DIC
Subject: Stabilitrak/Active Handling Light On, Service Stabilitrak/Active Handling Message on DIC, DTC C0710 Steering Wheel Position Sensor (SWPS) Signal Set (Install Clip in SWPS Connector) #06-02-35-002B - (10/19/2007) Models: 2004-2008 Cadillac XLR 2005-2008 Chevrolet Corvette with Steering ...
- 2005 - 2008: TechLink Article: Door Handle Release Button
Some owners of a 2004-08 XLR or Corvette may comment that the inside door handle release button switch will not release either the driver or passenger door. Verify that the door lock is not on. Further investigation will show that the door will function from the release handle/cable on the floor ...
- 2005 - 2008: TechLink Article: Fob Conditions
Some owners of a 2005-08 Corvette or XLR may comment of an occasional No Fob Detected message on the DIC display when the fob is located somewhere on the driver's seat. They also may comment that the fob reminder (3 horn honks) is heard when exiting the vehicle with the key fob. This is because ...
- 2005 - 2008: TechLink Article: Trip Odometer Operation
Some owners of a 2005-08 Chevrolet Corvette may comment that when attempting to use the trip odometer to track longer distances, it will reset and count from zero again after the trip odometer (A or B) exceeds 2000 miles (3218 km). This is the normal operation characteristics of the trip odomete ...
- 2005 - 2011: Service Information: Servicing Corvette HVAC Actuators
Source: GM Techlink Date: August 2010 Subject: Servicing Corvette HVAC Actuators Models: 2005 - 2011 Chevrolet Corvette When servicing the right-hand (RH) temperature actuator or mode HVAC actuator on the 2005-2011 Corvette, it is necessary to roll back the instrument panel for access to the ac ...
- 2005: GM TechLink: Keyless Ignition System
From GM TechLink, August 2004: The 2005 Corvette keyless access system uses a coded transmitter fob. With the transmitter fob inside the passenger compartment, pressing the START button on the instrument panel starts the engine. The engine is turned OFF by briefly pressing the OFF/ACC button. T ...
- 2005: Information: Actual Outside Temperature Does Not Match Temperature Reading On Inter Display - Normal Operating Characteristic
Service Bulletin #: 05-08-49-005 Date: 2/10/05 Subject: Actual Outside Temperature Does Not Match Temperature Reading On Inter Display - Normal Operating Characteristic Model(s): 2005 Chevrolet Corvette Some customers may comment that the temperature reading displayed on the inside of the ve ...
- 2005: Service Bulletin: CD Won't Play Above A Certain Track Number
Service Bulletin #: 04-08-44-023 CD Won't Play Above A Certain Track Number (Temporary Fix -- Remove/Reinstall Fuse; Permanent Fix Under Development) 2005 Chevrolet Corvette with RPO US8 - Radio or US9 - Radio Condition Some customers may comment that the CD will not play above a certain track ...
- 2005: Service Bulletin: Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL), Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0833, Cruise Control Inoperative (Adjust Clutch Release Switch)
Service Bulletin #: 05-08-68-001 Date: n/a Subject: Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL), Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0833, Cruise Control Inoperative (Adjust Clutch Release Switch) Model(s): 2005 Chevrolet Corvette with Manual Transmission (RPO MN6) Condition Some customers may comment of a M ...
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