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C7 Corvette Stingray Officially Recalled for Parking Brake and Airbag Issues

While we were in Bowling Green in late August for the National Corvette Museum Corvette Caravan, my son Chris and I enjoyed touring the factory for probably the fifth or sixth time since 1997.

We didn’t realize it at the time, but we were actually watching some of the 2015 Stingrays being assembled that are now being recalled by Chevrolet for two separate problems.

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[RECALL] GM Issues Two Recalls and a Stop Sale Order for 2015 Corvettes

The recall problems for General Motors apparently have finally reached the top of the line, but maybe that’s a good thing.

This week’s announcement that GM plans to issue two more recalls (according to stop-delivery orders sent to dealers Thursday) on the hot-selling 2015 Chevrolet Corvette means the company really is paying much closer attention to safety than perhaps it did in the past.

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GM Issues Recall for Corvette Stingrays Over Rear Shocks Issue

On Friday, GM issued a recall notice for four vehicles, one of which was the 2014 Corvette Stingray. Specifically, the potential issue has to do with the rear-shock absorbers in Stingrays with the FE1 or FE3 suspensions.

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GM Recalling 2014 Corvette Stingrays with Competition Seats for Airbag Issue

General Motors issued another round recalls and this one impacts owners of the 2014 Corvette Stingray with Competition seats. At issue is the passenger seat airbag and GM is warning that an unbelted child and door trim may block the deployment of the seat airbags in an accident.

The recall affects a total of 712 2014 Corvette Stingrays with the optional competition sport seats.

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Latest General Motors Recall Involves 2005-2007 Corvettes
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A few months ago, we told you about some C6 Corvettes that were having problems with loss of low-beam headlight operation.

Now General Motors announced today that some 111,889 sixth-generation Corvettes are being recalled for that very problem.

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NHTSA Upgrades Investigation into 2005-2007 Corvette Headlights
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And then there was…no light?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said this week that it is expanding its probe into complaints that low-beam headlights have suddenly quit working on some C6 Corvettes.

The investigation started in May after NHTSA received 30 reports that both low-beam headlights stopped operating at night without warning.

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NHTSA Investigating 2005-2007 Corvette Headlights

by Steve Burns on May 13, 2013

NHTSA Investigating 2005-2007 Corvette Headlights
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that they’re opening a preliminary investigation involving early C6 Corvette Headlights. They’ve received 30 complaints from drivers stating that the low beam headlights turn off on their own while driving at night.

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[VIDEO] Family Awarded $3.4 Million in Lawsuit against GM for a 2005 Corvette Fire

General Motors plans to appeal a decision by a California jury that awarded $3.4 million to a California family.

The settlement came as part of a lawsuit against GM over a defective telescoping steering column in a 2005 Corvette belonging to Patti Boekamp.

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GM Recalling 6,006 Corvette Coupes for Rear Hatch Issue

by Keith Cornett on October 8, 2011

GM Recalling 6,006 Corvette Coupes for Rear Hatch Issue

The Detroit News is reporting that General Motors will be recalling 6,006 2011 and 2012 Corvette Coupes in North America due to failure to meet a federal safety standard covering the rear hinges. GM said the issue could allow the rear hatch to separate from the vehicle in a crash.

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2008-09 Corvette Convertible Tops May Tear at High Speeds

First it was the delamination issues with the early C6 Coupes that caused Corvette owners to lose their tops. Now we are hearing of issues with convertible tops as well. Owners with 2008-2009 Corvette convertible, you may want to keep your speed down as the convertible top may tear at speeds over 100 MPH. That’s according to a recent T.S.B service bulletin sent to dealers by AllDataPro.com.

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