What’s worse, Corvette Nation? Wanting a new Corvette and not getting one, or getting a new Corvette and then having all kinds of weird issues with it?
That second scenario is what Jaysmizle via YouTube is having with his Torch Red 2020 Corvette Stingray which was just delivered to him in December. He says that he loves the car despite the problems, but we would find it hard to be excited for a car that he refers to as the “worst 2020 Corvette ever built”. The new owner has made several quick videos documenting his strange issues with the car, and believe me when you see what he is dealing with, you would be frustrated as well.
Jay’s first problem surfaced at the end of December with a bad frunk actuator where the car thinks the frunk is open when it isn’t, and speeds are limited to 26 mph. Unfortunately for Jay, this happened when he was on a busy highway. At least this was a known problem and after documenting the tow and a message from the service technician, he eventually was able to get that issue fixed.
Days after receiving his Corvette back from the dealership, he shares these videos of the digital dash and infotainment system going out while driving. The radio is lit up, but nothing is playing, and his HUD is no longer working either. All the lights are out on the steering wheel as well. Through it all, he stays remarkably calm as he shares what he is seeing.
Two days later, his next video is still showing the dash not working, but now his car has reverted to DEMO MODE! So it’s back to the dealer to find out more about what is wrong with it. Conveniently, he says the dash came back on when he pulled into the dealer’s lot.
Now it’s two weeks after his second malfunction and he’s apparently learning to live with some of his Corvette’s gremlins, to the point that he’s now making videos like this that’s subtitled, “Hacks for faulty cluster gage [sic].” This next one blew my mind and is the reason for this thread:
One of the commenters on his videos suggested he take advantage of the Lemon Law in which Jay responds, “It’s a beautiful lemon through.” So he’s not quite beaten down by his car’s problems yet, and we hope that his dealership or Chevrolet will be able to get him fixed once and for all!
Jaysmizle / YouTube
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