2014 - 2016 Corvette: Service Bulletin: #16-NA-170: Brake Pulsation and/or Vibration During Brake Apply

#16-NA-170: Brake Pulsation and/or Vibration During Brake Apply - (July 20, 2016)

Subject Brake Pulsation and/or Vibration During Brake Apply  

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North America and NA Export vehicles.

Additional Options (RPO)

BRAKE SYSTEM-HEAVY DUTY (RPO J55)

Condition

Some customers may comment on a pulsation and/or vibration when they apply the brakes.

Customer may also comment they hear a rattle noise from the wheel area. The noise may go away when the brakes are lightly applied.

Cause

This condition may be due to excessive lateral runout (LRO) or interation between the inner top hat section to the rotor ring.

Correction

2014 - 2016 Corvette Brake Rotor

2014 - 2016 Corvette Brake Rotor

2014 - 2016 Corvette Brake Rotor

2014 - 2016 Corvette Brake Rotor

Check the lateral runout:

  • For front rotors and vehicles built prior to May 31, 2016, replace old two piece design (2) with new one piece design (1).
  • For rear rotors and vehicles built prior to July 23, 2015, replace old two piece design (2) with new one piece design (1).

Important: The rotors MUST be replaced as a pair due to a design change.

Note: DO NOT replace all brake rotors unless you find the lateral runout out of spec for both the front and rear corners.

Service Procedure

Refer to Brake Rotor Assembled Lateral Runout Correction and Front and Rear Brake Rotor Replacement-Both Sides in SI.

Parts Information

Description

Part Number

Qty

ROTOR ASM-FRT BRK

23242229

2

ROTOR-RR BRK

23322785

2

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Comment by Mike Caruso on Mon, Dec 24th, 2018 at 9:46 AM
Has been doing this almost since I purchased it new in aug 2016. The shimmy or shake is so bad I almost lost it a few times
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