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Recall 14V377000

Rear Shock Absorbers May Separate

Recall Details

The rear shock absorbers may separate from their mounting brackets. Dealers will replace both of the rear shock absorbers free of charge to correct the problem.

Our Quick Take

The rear shock absorbers may separate from their mounting brackets, resulting in a sudden change in vehicle handling.

What Should You Do?

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in August 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 14302.

Suspension & Steering, June 26, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 26, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,939
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V377000
Component
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2014 Chevrolet Corvette vehicles manufactured February 12, 2014, to March 14, 2014. Due to an improper weld on the rear shock absorbers, the shock absorber tubes may separate from the shock absorber clevis brackets resulting in a sudden change in vehicle handling.
Consequence
A sudden change in vehicle handling increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace both of the rear shock absorbers, free of charge. The recall began on August 18, 2014. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1- 800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 14302.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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