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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,205 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.

2006 Chevrolet Corvette steering problems

steering problem

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2006 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #7

Jun 192010


  • 35,500 miles


2006 Corvette coupe- front left tire locked up @ 35 mph. The recall clip had already been installed before I purchased the car. The tech at the local GM dealer called GM.and was told to replace the steering wheel position sensor.

- Palmyra, VA, USA

problem #6

Jun 102010


  • 33,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette. The service active handling warning light illuminated on the dashboard. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer who replaced the steering wheel position sensor. The failure recurred within 10,000 miles. The dealer installed an unknown clip in the steering wheel position sensor to maintain its stability. The contact also inquired about NHTSA campaign id number: 10V172000 (steering column) and the dealer advised the recall repair had previously been performed on the vehicle. The vehicle was not serviced. The dealer was advised that the wire connector and not the sensor was defective. The contact believed the dealer to be misleading and contacted the manufacturer who would not provide any assistance. The failure mileage was 33,000 and the current mileage was 66,000.

- Woodstock, GA, USA

problem #5

Jan 032008


  • 18,000 miles
There is 2 recalls on my 06 Z06 which was built in 11/05. ! is the roof coming off and the other is the steering wheel poisoning sensor. I was is contact with the NHTSA campaign id number : 10V172000 on this. GM and my dealer keeps telling me my car is out of warrenty. This isn't warranty and my car has both problems and the dealer has been told for 2 yrs about these problems.

- Grand Junction, CO, 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

Jul 292009


  • 56,000 miles
I have a 2006 Corvette, the service active handling message came on while driving. I carried it to my dealer and they installed a clip in the steering column and charged $130.

- Commerce, GA, USA

problem #2

Aug 042006

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,500 miles
: the contact stated there was a vibration in the steering while driving 20mph or while in reversing. The vehicle was inspected by a dealer who was unable to determine the cause of the vibration. The manufacturer was alerted.

- Stamford, CT, USA

problem #1

Aug 042006

Corvette 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,500 miles
: the contact stated the steering wheel vibrates at low speeds of 0-20 mph. The dealership has been informed.

- Stamford, CT, USA

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