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Recall 15V031000

Rear Suspension Ball Joint Link Separates

Recall Details

The rear suspension toe link outer ball joint may have not been torqued properly during assembly. This can result in the parts separating from the vehicle suspension and cause loss of vehicle stability. Dealers will inspect and replace any damaged parts free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

A rear suspension component called the toe link outer ball joint may separate due to not being tightened properly. This can cause loss of vehicle control and result in an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Corvette must be performed by a Chevrolet dealership. General Motors notified known owners of affected vehicles beginning in 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Chevrolet dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 14857.

Suspension & Steering, January 26, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 26, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
43
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V031000
Component
SUSPENSION
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2015 Chevrolet Corvette vehicles manufactured September 26, 2014, toOctober 2, 2014. In the affected vehicles the toe link outer ball joint on the rear suspension may not have been properly tightenedduring the assembly process. The Toe link may loosen with the vehicle use and eventually separate.
Consequence
A toe link separation can result in a reduction in vehicle stability and steering control, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace any damaged parts, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet). GM's number for this recall is 14857.
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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