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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,000 miles

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1998 Chevrolet Corvette exhaust system problems

exhaust system problem

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1998 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Comments

problem #2

May 022006

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 44,000 miles


Failure of exaust system at welds on flanges.

- Pinetop, AZ, USA

problem #1

Jun 071999


  • miles
The left side of the exhaust at the flange is also ready to break. When the exhaust breaks, the exhaust pipe strikes the rear axle and the muffler drops down and could fly out the back of the vehicle at a freeway speed.

- Port Huron, MI, USA

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