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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,627 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Chevrolet Corvette wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2001 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Comments

problem #4

Apr 182008

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,508 miles


My 2001 Corvette right rear wheel cracked while I was driving down the highway at about 75 miles per hour. I lost most of the air by the time I stopped. I had the tire checked for leaks and no leaks were found on the tire. I had the wheel checked and a crack was found around the spoke to the outer edge of the wheel.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #3

Apr 142007

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 42,000 miles
I own a 2001 Corvette, while getting the tires replaced the dealership told me one of the rims spokes has a crack in it and should be replaced. This crack (which is common in these cars) could break the rim apart and cause a horrible accident.

- Hager City, WI, USA

problem #2

Jul 182006

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 45,000 miles
Left rear wheel is cracked at the spoke meeting the rim.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #1

Feb 262006

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 59,000 miles
I had a flat tire. While looking for the cause I found that it was a cracked rim. After looking at my other rims I found another one cracked, but not leaking. I have a 2001 Chevy Corvette with the Y2K style, highly polished, thin spoke design rims. The car has 59,000 miles but the cracked rims only have 55,000 miles. The right rear was the one with the large leaking crack, and the left rear was cracked but not leaking. The front rims do not appear to be cracked at this time. I have ordered four new aftermarket rims to replace my cracked oem GM rims.

- North Augusta, SC, USA

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