GM Recalls 2005-2007 Corvettes for Roof Adhesive
January 4, 2010
General Motors (GM) has issued a recall for several Chevrolet Corvettes
citing a problem with the adhesive used to attach the roof panels
to the vehicles' frames. The specific vehicles involved are 2005-2007
Corvettes with a removal roof and the 2006-2007 Corvette Z06.
According to the manufacturer's notification, made via the National
Transportation Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), the adhesive
between the roof panel and frame could separate on these vehicles.
"If there is a partial separation, the driver may notice one
or more symptoms, such as a snapping noise when driving over bumps,
wind noise, poor roof panel fit, roof panel movements/bounce when
a door or hatch is closed, or a water leak in the headliner,"
reads the NHTSA notice.
However, GM warns that a complete separation might also appear,
causing the roof panel to detach completely from the vehicle.
Dealers will install a new design roof panel free of charge for
owners of these vehicles, who are expected to be notified this month.
Owners may contact Chevrolet at 800/630-2438 or at www.gmownercenter.com.
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