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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
72,504 miles

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2004 Chevrolet Corvette engine problems

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2004 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 282016


  • 72,504 miles


This request involves a safety bulletin [#0400C6], dated 2/8/2006 relating to the electronic column lock (ecl) for approximately 96% of all 220,000+ C-5 generation Corvettes. 2004 was the last year of production for the C-5 generation. Total production in 2004 is estimated to have been about 35,000: Out of this, 20,861 vehicles were covered by the above service bulletin, but as mine was assembled after VIN #45120862 until assembly began for the 2005 model year (C-6 generation), my VIN number was not included on page 2 of the bulletin. Prior to the steering column on my car locking on 6/28/2016 I had not been made aware that this perilous condition existed. GM has indicated that it will not provide any funds to offset the cost of repairing this fault because it was not included on any service bulletin. I believe that service bulletin #04006C was intended for (or should apply to) the entire C-5 production -- unless there is some reasonable explanation as to why my vehicle has been excluded (such as a different ecl configuration was used, etc.) in either event, I feel the company should honor my request for a full reimbursement for funds expended to replace the faulty ecl. I have written a letter to GM explaining the facts surrounding this request and have attached a copy of that letter for your review.

- Annapolis, MD, USA

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