Chevrolet Corvette Recall 06V181000
Roof Panel May Separate From Frame
Body, Interior & Misc., October 19, 2006
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Our Quick Take:
The roof panel may separate from the frame assembly. In the event of complete separation, the roof panel could strike another vehicle and cause injury or property damage.
What Should You Do?
Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
The adhesive between the roof panel and the frame may separate. The roof panel may detach from the vehicle and could strike another vehicle and cause injury and property damage. Dealers will inspect the roof panel and secure or replace it as necessary. This recall began on October 19, 2006.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2005, 2006
Manufacturer's Report Date: October 19, 2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06V181000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 30,793
Summary: ON CERTAIN 2005-2006 CHEVROLET CORVETTES EQUIPPED WITH PAINTED ROOFS, THE ADHESIVE BETWEEN THE ROOF PANEL AND THE FRAME MAY SEPARATE.
Consequence: IF THERE IS A COMPLETE SEPARATION, THE ROOF PANEL MAY DETACH FROM THE VEHICLE AND IT COULD STRIKE ANOTHER VEHICLE AND CAUSE INJURY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE FOR POTENTIAL ROOF PANEL-TO- FRAME SEPARATION AND ADD THE SPECIFIED ADHESIVE FOAM OR REPLACE THE ROOF WITH ONE HAVING ADHESIVE FOAM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 19, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438.
Notes: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration