1997 - 2011 Corvette: Service Bulletin: #PIP4245A: Torque Tube Fully Serviceable - (Jun 20, 2011)

#PIP4245A: Torque Tube Fully Serviceable - (Jun 20, 2011)

Subject: Torque Tube Fully Serviceable
Models: 2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR, XLR-V
1997 - 2011 Chevrolet Corvette, Corvette Z06
2009 - 2011 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

This PI was superseded to update models and model years. Please discard PIP4245.

The following diagnosis might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the symptom(s) described in this PI.


Any condition that would require service or perceived replacement of the torque tube.


The torque tube in the above listed vehicles is fully serviceable. The service and overhaul procedures can be found in "Driveline/Axle" section of SI, then select "Propeller Shaft". Please do not replace the complete torque tube assembly unless absolutely necessary.

Please follow this diagnostic or repair process thoroughly and complete each step. If the condition exhibited is resolved without completing every step, the remaining steps do not need to be performed.

Article ID: 1349
Created: March 31, 2017
Last Updated: March 31, 2017

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