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Chevrolet Corvette Recall 06V181000

Roof Panel May Separate From Frame

Recall Details

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.

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.

Body, Interior & Misc., October 19, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 19, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
30,793
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V181000
Component
STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

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.
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