Corvette Safety Recalls - Technically Speaking

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09230B - Roof Panel Separation

Service Campaign Bulletin

Reference Number(s): 09230B, Date of Issue: May 18, 2010

Affected Model(s): 2005-2007 Chevrolet Corvette with Removable Body Color Roof (CF7/C2L); 2006-2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06


General Motors has decided that a defect, which relates to motor-vehicle safety, exists in certain 2005-2007 model-year Chevrolet Corvette vehicles equipped with a removable body-color roof (CF7/C2L), and 2006-2007 model-year Chevrolet Corvette Z06 vehicles. Some of these vehicles have a condition in which the adhesive between the roof panel and the frame may separate. If there is a partial separation, the occupant may notice one or more symptoms, such as a snapping noise when driving over bumps, wind noise, poor roof-panel fit, roof-panel movement/bounce when a door or hatch is closed, or a water leak in the headliner. If there is a complete separation, the roof panel may detach from the vehicle. If this were to occur while the vehicle was being driven, it could strike a following vehicle and cause injury and/or property damage.


Dealers are to install a new-design roof panel.

Vehicles Involved

Involved are certain 2005-2007 model year Chevrolet Corvette vehicles equipped with a removable body-color roof (CF7/C2L; transparent roof panels [CC3] are NOT involved in this recall), and 2006-2007 model year Chevrolet Corvette Z06 vehicles built within these VIN breakpoints:

Year: 2005 2006 2007

Division: Chevrolet Chevrolet Chevrolet

Model: Corvette Corvette Corvette

From: 55100002 65100001 75100002

Through: 55137340 65133987 75104035

Not all vehicles within the above breakpoints may be involved. Vette


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