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4.6

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
23,833 miles

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1996 Chevrolet Corvette body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1996 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 072009

Corvette

  • 71,500 miles

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

The contact owns a 1996 Chevrolet Corvette. While driving approximately 50 mph on normal road conditions, the contact heard a loud whistling noise. Suddenly, the removable roof panel separated from the mounting frame of the vehicle. The driver pulled over to the side of the road to inspect the vehicle. He took the vehicle to an authorized dealer and they stated that the failure was contributed to the acrylic removable roof panel, which was replaced. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for identical failures on four separate occasions. The manufacturer was notified of the malfunctions. The failure mileage was 71,500 and current mileage was 72,500.

- Salisbury, MD, USA

problem #2

Dec 011996

Corvette

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Roof seal failed.

- Torrance, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 041996

Corvette

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The car is a convetrible hard top. When top is not onn the steering wheel and the front of the vehicle shakes out of control. When the top is on, this does not happen. Driver's seat rocks back and forth. Driver's side door, plastic tack to hold down rubber piece broke. Left rear bolt at catch is loose for hatchback. Vehicle pulls to the right with and without the top on. Interior lights sometimes do not go out when driver's door is closed.

- Hackensack, NJ, USA

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