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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,818 miles

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2006 Chevrolet Corvette body / paint problems

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2006 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #41

Aug 012015

Corvette

  • 89,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette. The contact stated that while driving approximately 45 mph, there was an abnormal noise coming from the roof of the vehicle. The contact mentioned that the glass roof top was moving out of position. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, but was not diagnosed or repaired. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 09V491000 (structure). The approximate failure mileage was 89,000.

- Greensboro, NC, USA

problem #40

Jul 152015

Corvette

  • 95,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette. While driving at 45 mph, the targa removable part for the roof detached from the vehicle. There were recalls for the component, but the contact's VIN was not included. The contact notified the manufacturer. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 95,000.

- Sylva, NC, USA

problem #39

May 022014

Corvette

  • 93,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette. The contact stated that while driving 55 mph, the hard top detached from the vehicle along with an abnormal noise that was heard. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic where it was advised that the glue failed to hold the hard top into place. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 93,000 and the current mileage was 95,550.

- Sapulpa, OK, USA

problem #38

Dec 232009

Corvette

  • 22,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette. The contacts vehicle had an adhesive foam added to the top of the frame which was listed as part of recall 09V491000, structure body, roof and pillars. The current and failure mileages were 22000 miles.

- Moutain Top, PA, USA

problem #37

Aug 252009

Corvette

  • 5,675 miles
Hi, there is a known NHTSA bulliten on 05-06 corvettes with roof delamination, well, my 2006 delaminated today but I found the problem before it flew off. I called GM and they said my VIN was outside the recall by ~500 units. I think the recall needs to be expanded as my problem is exactly what NHTSA campaign 06V181000 is discussing and covering.

- New Hartford, CT, USA

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problem #36

Jun 122009

Corvette

  • 9,443 miles
2006 Corvette had the roof recall (ref. NHTSA campaign id# 06V181000) done on 6/7/07. I returned vehicle for recheck of recall on 11/1/07 as the roof did have some noticeable creak noises. The dealer reported the roof was not loose and lubricated the weather strips. On 6/12/09, getting on the highway, my wife noticed wind noise and then suddenly the roof panel flew off and over a pick up truck that was following her. She was going approximately 50 mph at the time the roof panel blew off. The frame which holds the removable roof was in place in the vehicle. The recall foam was in place in the frame. The vehicle has been taken back to the servicing dealer and the entire removable roof has been replaced. The dealer kept the old frame.

- Concord, NH, USA

problem #35

Sep 012006

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 8,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. While driving 70 mph, the hardtop roof panel flew off. The dealer replaced the roof panel under warranty. While driving 55 mph, the roof panel flew off again and pushed the headliner down. The vehicle swerved into a curb and all four rims were damaged. The manufacturer stated that the VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign id number 06V181000 (structure:body:roof and pillars). The failure mileage was 8,000 and current mileage was 18,000. Updated 03/04/08. The rear differential was replaced. Updated

- Douglasville , GA, USA

problem #34

Aug 142007

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette. While driving 30 mph the removable roof disengaged and crashed into another vehicle. There was no police report filed. The current mileage was 15,442 and the failure mileage was unavailable.

- Rock Port, MO, USA

problem #33

Aug 082007

(reported on)

Corvette

  • 3,000 miles
2006 Chevrolet Corvette recall problem customer states after talking to dealership he is still not satisfied with the recall* the consumer has tried to have the recall fixed by calling different dealerships to no avail.

- Leesburg, FL, USA

problem #32

Jul 192007

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette. While driving at a moderate speed, the roof panel detached from the vehicle. The outer shell was separated from the inside. The contact has taken the vehicle to the dealer and they keep replacing the roof panel. He stated that he would like to replace his rooftop with a different model that GM manufactures, but the dealer stated that they could only replace it with an identical rooftop. The current mileage is 16,000 and failure mileage was 3,000.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #31

May 252007

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 12,500 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette. The contact received a recall notice (the campaign number was unavailable). He stated that the roof detached from the vehicle and struck his son on the head. The roof then landed in a field on the side of the road. The vehicle was taken to the dealer in December of 2006. The dealer examined the vehicle and found nothing wrong, however they stated that if a failure was found, they would repair the vehicle under warranty. However, if the contact were to claim medical expenses, they would not offer him any assistance. He notified the manufacturer who also did not provide any assistance. The contact called the state's attorney's general office who provided further information regarding the recall pertaining to the roof failure. He stated that his son suffers from severe neck injuries. The current and failure mileages were 12,500.

- Slaughterville, KY, USA

problem #30

Jan 032007

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 9,000 miles
- the contact received NHTSA recall 06V181000 on 11/30/06. The contact took vehicle to R K Chevrolet at 502 N. delsea dr. Vineland, NJ. With phone # 609-696-8400, and was told that they will not repair the vehicle. The contact informed the owner of the recall, but the owner was aware of the recall. However, he did inform the contact that he did not have to repair anyone's vehicle that he didn't want to repair. The contact tried to contact the manufacturer, but only got the voice mail. The contact stated that when purchasing the vehicle he thought that any Chevrolet dealerships could do recall repairs. Updated 01/31/07.

- Vineland, NJ, USA

problem #29

Jun 292006

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,145 miles
: the contact stated while driving 80 mph, the roof separated from the vehicle without warning. It was taken to the dealer who replaced the roof.

- Miramar, FL, USA

problem #28

Oct 112006

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 1,126 miles
: the contact stated the center of the roof came apart while driving 65 mph. The fiberglass raised up and the adhesive was missing. The vehicle was taken to a service dealer, who determined that the roof needed to be replaced, however it would only be a temporary repair. There was a NHTSA recall # 06V181000 pertaining to the roof and pillars. The vehicle was not included in the recall due to the VIN.

- Coral Springs, FL, USA

problem #27

Dec 312005

Corvette

  • miles
2006 Corvette roof delamination and detachment which could lead to injury to individuals in near proximity to vehicle while vehicle is being driven - detachment hasn't occurred yet however in my opinion poses a serious risk of injury to the general public.

- Fallston, MD, USA

problem #26

Sep 202006

Corvette

  • miles
Roof delamination on 2006 Corvette Z06. It happened on the freeway and almost hit another vehicle. GM must recall all Corvettes and fix the problem!!

- Balsthal, 00, USA

problem #25

Sep 272006

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 11,290 miles
I was driving my 2006 Chevrolet Corvette at around 50 mph, and the painted roof separated from the frame. I immediately pulled over and took the roof off, and went to the Chevy dealership. They informed me there was a recall, but it was usually a voluntary recall for you to go in and have it inspected, and if it checked out to be bad, they would fix it. The dealership informed me that they couldn't get a roof panel for this car for 20-30 days and that they would give me loaner and I could leave the car there. I am out of town on business, and will not be here for 20- 30 days, and my opinion would be that if the dealers know there is a recall, there should be plenty of panels available if the roof is under recall. I also believe they should replace all these panels on all VIN numbers affected. The roof panel coming loose and flying off and either damaging my vehicle, or even worse, causing a loss of life to someone in the vehicle behind me would be tragic. Chevrolet should own up to their errors and fix the problem properly, not by repairing the panels that were defective. They should be replaced.

- Dickinson, TX, USA

problem #24

May 152006

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 2,580 miles
I had separation on my original top and received the "fix" as described in the recall memo by GM, however, the new top with the "fix" is separating also. I don't know how long before GM stops trying to patch the problem. They need to make the top one piece.

- Miramar, FL, USA

problem #23

Aug 052006

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 12,500 miles
Roof panels on 2005 & 2006 Chevrolet coupes come loose from the roof frame and may fly off the vehicle at highway speed. My panel came loose but did not fly off. GM / Chevrolet has parts back ordered 90 days and is only able to provide a temporary fix with no guarantee of adequacy.

- Colleyville , TX, USA

problem #22

Aug 162006

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Shortly after delivery in Jan. 2006, my 2006 C6 Corvette coupe removable top started making creaking and popping noises. As it began to be more frequent and noisy, I took the car in for warranty service. The dealer adjusted the top hold down clamps. For awhile, it appeared that the problem was solved. However, the top has started making the same noises again. Now, I find that there is a recall on the top.

- Tiger, GA, USA

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