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2009 Corvette ZR1: Campaign Recall: Clutch Spring Fracture-Replace Clutch

#09160: Customer Satisfaction - Clutch Spring Fracture-Replace Clutch - (Jul 6, 2009)
Subject: 09160 -- Clutch Spring Fracture -- Replace Clutch
Models: 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

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**********THIS PROGRAM IS IN EFFECT UNTIL JULY 31, 2010.**********

Condition
Certain 2009 model year Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vehicles may have a condition in which the clutch damper spring may fracture. If this were to occur, the driver may or may not notice gear rattle and/or the transmission may be hard to shift. If the vehicle is driven with a fractured clutch damper spring, it could result in damage to the transmission.

Correction
Dealers are to replace the clutch assembly.

Vehicles Involved
Involved are 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vehicles built within these VIN breakpoints:

YearDivisionModelFromThrough
2009 Chevrolet Corvette 95800667 95801069

 

Important: Dealers are to confirm vehicle eligibility prior to beginning repairs by using the GM Vehicle Inquiry System (GMVIS). Not all vehicles within the above breakpoints may be involved.

For dealers with involved vehicles, a listing with involved vehicles containing the complete vehicle identification number, customer name, and address information has been prepared and will be provided through the applicable system listed below. Dealers will not have a report available if they have no involved vehicles currently assigned.

- US and Canadian dealers/retailers - GM GlobalConnect Recall Reports

- Export dealers - sent directly to dealers

The listing may contain customer names and addresses obtained from Motor Vehicle Registration Records. The use of such motor vehicle registration data for any purpose other than follow-up necessary to complete this program is a violation of law in several states/provinces/countries. Accordingly, you are urged to limit the use of this report to the follow-up necessary to complete this program.

Parts Information
Parts required to complete this program are to be obtained from General Motors Service and Parts Operations (GMSPO). Please refer to your "involved vehicles listing" before ordering parts. Normal orders should be placed on a DRO = Daily Replenishment Order. In an emergency situation, parts should be ordered on a CSO = Customer Special Order.

Part NumberDescriptionQty/ Vehicle
24237568* Plate, Clu Press & Drvn (w/Cvr) 1

 

* There are only 297 involved vehicles world-wide. Do not order parts for shelf stock.

Service Procedure
•Remove the LS9 twin disc clutch from the vehicle. Refer to Clutch Assembly Replacement (LS9) in SI.
•Install the new LS9 twin disc clutch. Refer to Clutch Assembly Replacement (LS9) in SI.


General Motors bulletins are intended for use by professional technicians, not a "do-it-yourselfer". They are written to inform those technicians of conditions that may occur on some vehicles, or to provide information that could assist in the proper service of a vehicle. Properly trained technicians have the equipment, tools, safety instructions and know-how to do a job properly and safely. If a condition is described, do not assume that the bulletin applies to your vehicle, or that your vehicle will have that condition. See a General Motors dealer servicing your brand of General Motors vehicle for information on whether your vehicle may benefit from the information.

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