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2005 - 2006 Corvette: Recall: Painted Roof Adhesive Separation
Viewed 691 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
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... Read More
2005 - 2006 Corvette: Service Bulletin: 2005-2006 Chevrolet Corvette Including Z06 Repair Procedure for Painted Roofs that may separate
Viewed 3464 times since Sun, Jul 20, 2014
UPDATED INFORMATIONDate: June 23, 2006 Subject: 06523A – 05112D – Customer Satisfaction Program, 2005-2006 Chevrolet Corvette Including Z06 Repair Procedure for Painted Roofs that may separateModels: 2005-2006 Chevrolet Corvette and Z06 with... Read More
2005 - 2007 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Intermittent Spongy Clutch Pedal Sticking To The Floor During Hard Acceleration And High RPM Shifts
Viewed 5283 times since Sun, Jul 13, 2014
Document ID# 1982105 Subject: Intermittent Spongy Clutch Pedal Sticking To The Floor During Hard Acceleration And High RPM Shifts - keywords contaminate fluid hydraulic #PIP4145 - (06/04/2007) Models: 2005-2007 Chevrolet Corvette, Corvette Z06... Read More
2005 - 2007 Corvette: Campaign: Removable Roof Panel
Viewed 1136 times since Fri, Jul 4, 2014
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... Read More
2005 - 2007 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Rear Axle Clunk and/or Chatter Type Noise on Turns
Viewed 1242 times since Sun, Jul 13, 2014
Subject: Rear Axle Clunk and/or Chatter Type Noise on Turns (Drain/Refill Rear Differential Fluid and Add Specified Limited-Slip Axle Additive) Number:  #07-04-20-002Date:  (04/16/2007)Models: 2004-2007 Cadillac XLR (Including V-Series and Export)... Read More
2005 - 2013 Corvettes - All Models: Grand Sport Stripe Kit Part Numbers
Viewed 1075 times since Thu, Mar 12, 2015
The following information comes from Hib Halverson regarding the correct part numbers for the stripe kits used on 2010 - 2013 Grand Sport Corvettes as they apply to other C6 Corvettes: I emailed with Jerry Parsell, again, on the Grand Sport stripe... Read More
2006 - 2007 Corvette Z06: Customer Satisfaction Campaign 06092: Brake Pad Inspection
Viewed 787 times since Wed, Jul 16, 2014
Date: October 11, 2006 Subject: Customer Satisfaction Campaign 06092 - Brake Pad InspectionModels: 2006-2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 ConditionThe owner manual for 2006 and 2007 Chevrolet Corvette vehicles indicates that all vehicles are equipped with... Read More
2006 - 2007 Corvette Z06: Service Bulletin: Flushing Remote Oil Tank When Replacing Engine
Viewed 1645 times since Wed, Jul 16, 2014
Date: November 3, 2006 Bulletin #:  #06-06-01-024 Subject:  Info - Flushing Remote Oil Tank When Replacing EngineModels: 2006-2007 Corvette Z06 with 7.0L Engine (VIN E - RPO LS7) Engine Replacement -- Oiling System DebrisNotice: Debris in the... Read More
2006 - 2009 Corvette Z06 and ZR1: GM TechLink Article: Oil Reservoir Rattle
Viewed 1655 times since Sat, Jul 5, 2014
Some owners of a 2006-09 Corvette Z06 or a 2009 Corvette ZR1 with 6.2L or 7.0L Engine (VINs R, E -- RPOs LS9, LS7) may comment on a rattle or tapping type noise that is heard under the hood just above idle, usually 1200 to 2200 RPM. In some cases,... Read More
2006 - 2009 Corvette Z06 and ZR1: GM TechLink: Excess Oil in Air Intake Snorkel
Viewed 1610 times since Sat, Jul 5, 2014
Some owners of a 2006-09 Corvette with a 7.0L engine (RPO LS7), a 2008-09 Corvette with 6.2L engine (RPO LS3) or a 2009 Chevrolet Corvette with 6.2L supercharged engine (RPO LS9) may complain of a SES light. Upon inspection, oil in the air cleaner, a... Read More
2006 - 2012 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Rattle/Tapping Type Noise Heard Under Hood
Viewed 2827 times since Wed, Jul 2, 2014
Bulletin #:  #08-06-01-019ASubject:  Rattle/Tapping Type Noise Heard Under Hood (Diagnose and Replace Engine Oil Tank Transfer Tube Seal (O-Ring))Models:2006-2012 Chevrolet Corvette Z062009-2012 Chevrolet Corvette ZR12010-2012 Chevrolet Corvette... Read More
2006 - 2013 Corvette Z06: Service Bulletin: Information on Customer Questions About Valve Guide Wear
Viewed 2141 times since Wed, Jul 2, 2014
#13-06-01-001:  Information on Customer Questions About Valve Guide Wear - (Jan 14, 2013) Subject:  Information on Customer Questions About Valve Guide Wear Models:  2006-2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427, Corvette Z06 Equipped with 7.0L V8 Engine (RPO... Read More
2006 - 2013 Corvette Z06: Technical Article: Robotic trimming radically shortens Corvette fender production cycle
Viewed 740 times since Sun, Jul 13, 2014
Robotic trimming radically shortens Corvette fender production cycle High Performance Composites Magazine By Staff | November 2007 Plasan USA (Bennington, Vt.) molds the Chevrolet Z06 Corvette’s front fenders with hand layed,... Read More
2006 Corvette Z06: GM Collison Repair and Complete Identification Manual
Viewed 609 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
Attached below is the complete 2006 Corvette Z06 collision repair manual that contains all identification numbers necessary for this model.It is a 1.6 MB PDF document.General Motors bulletins are intended for use by professional technicians, not a ... Read More
2006 Corvette Z06: Dry Sump Oiling System
Viewed 3457 times since Wed, Jul 16, 2014
The Corvette Z06's LS7 engine (fig. 1) has a dry sump oiling system designed to keep the engine fully lubricated during the high cornering loads the Corvette Z06 is capable of producing. Ths LS7's dry sump system was developed and... Read More
2006 Corvette Z06: GM TechLink: Car Wash - Tire Fitment
Viewed 567 times since Thu, Jul 17, 2014
Car WashThe Z06 may not fit on some car washes due to the use of wider tires (rear tires are 13.6 inches, 325 mm, on 12-inch wheels). An information hang tag is included on the gearshift lever. Source:  GM Techlink, September, 2005 General Motors... Read More
2006 Corvette Z06: GM TechLink: Vehicle Identification Number
Viewed 579 times since Wed, Jul 16, 2014
VINAfter the first 140 Corvette Z06s were built with a VIN Y designation for the engine, it was changed to VIN E. The LS7 engine is installed in all of the cars.TIP: For these first 140 vehicles, it is necessary to use the letter E (instead of the Y... Read More
2006 Corvette Z06: Service Bulletin: Information on Over-Filling Dry Sump Oiling System and Maintaining Proper Oil Level on LS7 Engine
Viewed 3519 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
Service Bulletin #:  05-06-01-032 Date: NA Subject:  Creak or Popping Noise from Roof Near Windshield/"A" Pillar (Replace Plastic Guides In Roof Striker) Model(s): 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 with 7.0L V8 engine (VIN E - RPO LS7)The 2006 Chevrolet... Read More
2006 Corvette: Customer Satisfaction Program: Engine Flywheel/Clutch Interference
Viewed 654 times since Thu, Jul 17, 2014
Note:  A copy of this recall notice is attached below: UPDATED INFORMATIONDate: April 5, 2006Subject: 06523A – Customer Satisfaction ProgramEngine Flywheel /Clutch InterferenceModels: 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Equipped with a 6.0 L V8 (RPO LS2 –... Read More
2007 Corvette Z06: Dealer Bulletin: Addition Of Optional Z06 Chrome Wheel
Viewed 775 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
To: All Chevrolet Corvette DealersDate: October 11, 2006Re: Addition of optional Z06 chrome wheelWhile initial research had indicated that the polished wheel option would remain the predominant Z06 consumer choice, we have received an increasing... Read More
2008 Corvette Z06: GM TechLink Article: Clutch Pedal Doesn’t Return
Viewed 1487 times since Sat, Jul 5, 2014
The clutch pedal on some 2008 Z06 Corvettes may stay on the floor when depressed and releasedBefore any parts are replaced, follow these steps:1. The engine should be off, transmission placed in neutral and the parking brake applied.2. Verify the... Read More
2009 - 2012 Corvette Z06: GM TechLink: Drive Belt Noise and Crankshaft Balancer Runout
Viewed 814 times since Thu, Jul 3, 2014
Source: GM TechlinkDate: October 2011Subject:  Drive Belt Noise and Crankshaft Balancer RunoutModels: 2009 - 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 On some 2010-2012 Camaro SS models and 2009-2012 Corvette models equipped with the 6.2L engine (RPOs L99, LS3,... Read More
2009 Corvette Z06 and ZR1: GM TechLink Article: Oil System Changes - LS7 and LS9
Viewed 5828 times since Sat, Jul 5, 2014
Changes have been made to the dry-sump engine oil system used in the 2009 Corvette (fig. 1) . This information pertains to these two engines:             - LS7 7.0L -- used in the Z06             - LS9 6.2L -- used in the... Read More