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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,122 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

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2006 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Comments

problem #5

Oct 072010

Corvette 8-cyl

  • 18,000 miles


Active handling warning light came on and the car suddenly pulled to the right with no warning and put the right front brake on.

- Marlton, NJ, USA

problem #4

Apr 022010


  • 19,680 miles
EA09-002 my car suddenly pulls to the right or left and brakes really hard sometimes during normal driving, and a service active handling light comes on. Very dangerous!! after restarting everything seems fine until out of the blue it happens again.

- Osceola, AR, USA

problem #3

Sep 052009


  • 29,500 miles
I was pulling out of a driveway onto a main road making a left turn. Suddenly my front brakes grabbed with full force and stopped the car. The active handling light came on. I stepped on the gas hard and over powered the brakes to move the car to the side of the road. I turned off the car waited a minute and restarted the vehicle. The active handling light went off and I was able to drive normally again. It was raining and about 60 degrees at the time. I am the second owner of the car and this is the only time it has happened in the year I have owned it. I saw a bulletin about this problem for many 2006 Chevrolet Corvettes and decided to send this letter about it. I never brought the car in for service because I thought it was a temporary malfunction.

- Floral Park, NY, USA

problem #2

Jul 192009


  • 27,300 miles
6 months ago my service active handling system light came on went to dealer they said it was no big deal and shut the light off, a month later back on, same thing from the dealer now Sunday 7/19/2009 with my son in the car at 55mph light came on car darted right lucky I saved it shut the car off when we started back home it was off but soon came back on since then this has happened four times. Calling the dealer today 2006 Corvette coupe manual trans w/27K on it.

- Lynnwood, WA, USA

problem #1

Mar 062009


  • 26,130 miles
2006 Chevrolet Corvette- service active handling light comes on, right front brake locks when turning right. Dealer installed a clip to harness under steering column to fix. Problem still exists.

- Lexington, SC, USA

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