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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,233 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.

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2001 Chevrolet Corvette brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 132006

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 24,200 miles


The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Corvette. Two months ago, the ABS traction control system light illuminated on the instrument panel. The owner's manual stated that the light would illuminate intermittently, however, it should dim when the vehicle was shut off and restarted. Approximately one week ago, the contact noticed that the light remained illuminated. He took the vehicle to the dealer and they stated that there was internal failure with the ABS and brake modules. They also stated that the ABS was not working. The manufacturer stated that they would not repair the vehicle for free because it was not under warranty. The current mileage was 24,277 and failure mileage was 24,200.

- Redmond, OR, USA

problem #2

May 022007

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 47,000 miles
Electronic brake control module (ebcm) failure. Must replace module. There seems to be many people with my same problem. Go to and search "ebcm failure" and you will see the list of people with my same issue.

- Greenacres, FL, USA

problem #1

Nov 022005

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 31,500 miles
The ABS, traction control, and active handling indicators started coming on when starting vehicle. Vehicle is 2001 Chevrolet Corvette with 32,000 miles. I took the vehicle in for repair and was told it would cost $3,189 to replace a valve and a module (bpmv and ebcm). I though this was unusual for two parts to go out on a vehicle with such low miles. The technician told me that there had been other vehicles with the same problem. I feel that I should not have to pay the full price for the failure of a defective safety device on my vehicle, especially when it fails at 32,000 miles. Although I have only had to rely on ABS once since I purchased the vehicle new in 2001, I feel that it saved me from getting into an accident. Now, the feature doesn't work and GM has made it nearly cost prohibitive to get it fixed! when I had a defective seat belt on another GM vehicle, GM was forced to fix it for free. I feel the same should occur on any vehicles whose safety devices, such as ABS, fail at less than 100,000 miles.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

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