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2012 Chevrolet Corvette recall

Chevrolet Recall : Rear Hatch Hinges On Corvette Coupes/Fvmss 206

2012 Chevrolet Corvette

The rear hatch could separate in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Structure — Body — Hatchback/Liftgate — Hinge And Attachments

Summary
General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Chevrolet Corvette coupe vehicles, manufactured from January 24, 2011, through September 1, 2011, for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 206, "door locks and door retention components". the rear hatch hinges may not meet the load requirements specified in the safety standard.
Actions
GM will notify owners and dealers will replace both rear hatch hinges free of charge. The safety recall began on October 14, 2011. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438.
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Date Announced
OCT 03, 2011
Vehicles Affected
5,755
NHTSA Campaign #
11V491000
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