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2014 - 2020 Corvette: Service Bulletin: #16-NA-059: Staining/Discoloring to Brake Caliper Paint - (Oct 14, 2020)

#16-NA-059: Staining/Discoloring to Brake Caliper Paint - (Oct 14, 2020)

Subject Staining/Discoloring to Brake Caliper Paint

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Model:

Model Year:

VIN:

Engine:

Transmission:

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Cadillac

ATS-V

2016

2018

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All

CTS-V

2016

2018

Chevrolet

Camaro

2012

2021

Corvette

2014

2020

 

Involved Region or Country

North America, Europe, Russia, Middle East, Israel, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Japan, GM Korea Company, China, Taiwan, Philippines

Condition


#16-NA-059: Staining/Discoloring to Brake Caliper Paint - (Oct 14, 2020)
 

Some customers may comment on a discoloration or black stain on the paint of the brake calipers.

Cause

This may be caused by high brake pad temperatures during aggressive driving or track event tarnishing the caliper paint.

Correction

Important: Do NOT replace the brake calipers for this condition.

This is not a defect in the paint or the caliper.

#16-NA-059: Staining/Discoloring to Brake Caliper Paint - (Oct 14, 2020)
 

(1) Not cleaned using mild polishing compound
(2) Cleaned using mild polishing compound

If the customer wishes to have the black stain removed, a very mild polishing compound can be used to remove the stain.

Important: Do NOT use harsh chemicals or brake cleaner to attempt to remove the stain. This could damage the paint on the caliper.

 

Version

3

Modified

May 30, 2017 – Updated the Models and Model Years.

October 14, 2020 – Updated the Models, Model Years and updated formatting to remove Attention statement and add the Involved Region or Country section.

 

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