Archive | December, 2009

GM Issues Recall for 2005-07 Corvettes for Faulty Roof

GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005 THROUGH 2007 CORVETTE AND MODEL YEAR 2006-2007 CORVETTE Z06 EQUIPPED WITH A REMOVABLE ROOF.

Vehicle Make / Model:

Model Year(s):
CHEVROLET / CORVETTE   2005-2007
CHEVROLET / CORVETTE Z06   2005-2006

Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.Mfr’s Report Date: DEC 18, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V491000N/A NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 22090

Summary: GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005 THROUGH 2007 CORVETTE AND MODEL YEAR 2006-2007 CORVETTE Z06 EQUIPPED WITH A REMOVABLE ROOF.  THE ADHESIVE BETWEEN THE ROOF PANEL AND THE FRAME MAY SEPARATE. 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 MOVEMENT/BOUNCE WHEN A DOOR OR HATCH IS CLOSED, OR A
WATER LEAK IN THE HEADLINER.

Consequence: 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.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW DESIGN ROOF PANEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 OR AT WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM.

Notes: GM SAFETY RECALL NO. 090230. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

http://www.usrecallnews.com/2009/12/nhtsa-7946.html

http://www.vette-vues.com/CorvetteNews/2010/CorvetteRemovableRoofRecal.html

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Walt’s ‘Quick64′ on the Tube!

For those of you who weren’t at the Wake Forest Christmas parade to see Walt Berg’s Resto-Mod ’64 Corvette Coupe we have a special treat for you.  For those of you who were at the parade and did get to see Walt’s ’64, we have a special treat for you as well!

Walt’s coupe will be featured in an upcoming TV show being produced by UNC-W film students and other filmmakers in the Wilmington area.

Here is the trailer for the show…

MIDNIGHT DUB the Trailer from Andrew long on Vimeo.

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Thanks to Sir Walter Chevrolet

Frank Sancineto, Fred Blinne and Alan Winston of of RTP Corvettes presented a plaque to George Anderson for Sir Walter Chevrolet’s support to our club’s efforts.

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Sir Walter has hosted our annual car show, provided the venue for our annual chili cook-off and most recently, the Adams Polishes detail clinic.

The club sincerely appreciates all the support.

Thanks, George!

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