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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
26,405 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.

2002 Chevrolet Corvette steering problems

steering problem

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2002 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #5

Feb 272004


  • Manual transmission
  • 33,500 miles


While driving driver was unable to steer because the steering column locked. This caused the vehicle to hit a curb, and the front left wheel detached from the vehicle. Consumer had vehicle towed to the dealer, but problem was not resolved.

- Woodstock, GA, USA

problem #4

Sep 032003

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 0 miles
The steering column on my 2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 would not unlock.

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #3

Aug 252003

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 13,590 miles
Steering column lockup on 2002 Chevrolet Corvette, a model year not covered under current tsb/recall campaign.

- Kansas City, MO, USA

problem #2

Mar 312003

Corvette 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 17,000 miles
The steering wheel locking mechanism did not disengage when the key was placed in ignition. Ref. In EA02-031

- Cypress, TX, USA

problem #1

Nov 122002


  • miles
The vehicle was inside of the garage he was backing out of the garage attempt to pull back inside. The steering column lock. Please provided additional information dealer is aware of the problem. Ts ref. In EA02-031

- Port Orange, FL, USA

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