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General Motors is recalling certain model year 2014 Chevrolet Corvette vehicles manufactured February 12, 2014, to March 14, 2014. Due to an improper weld on the rear shock absorbers, the shock absorber tubes may separate from the shock absorber clevis brackets resulting in a sudden change in vehicle handling.
GM's number for this recall is: 14302
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V377000
Component: improper weld on the rear shock absorbers
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,939
A sudden change in vehicle handling increases the risk of a crash.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace both of the rear shock absorbers, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1- 800-222-1020.
Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to Safercar.
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