Convertible Top Back Glass Separation from Top Cover Material – 2016-2018 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Bulletin No.: 17-NA-216
Date: February, 2019


Service Bulletin


TECHNICAL


Subject: Convertible Top Back Glass Separation from Top Cover Material

Brand: Model: Model Year: Date Breakpoint: Engine: Transmission:
from to from to
Chevrolet Camaro Convertible 2016 2018 All All

 

Involved Region or Country North America and N.A. Export Regions
Condition 1 (Vehicles built prior to October 3, 2016) Some customers may comment on seeing the back glass separating from the convertible top cover material.

Several examples of the separation are shown in the graphic examples below:

back glass separating from the convertible top cover material

back glass separating from the convertible top cover material

back glass separating from the convertible top cover material

 

Cause 1 The cause of this condition may be an insufficient amount of primer used during the assembly process, which creates stress points allowing the material to separate from the glass.
Condition 2 – (Vehicles built between February 3, 2017 and June 21, 2017) back glass separating from the convertible top cover material

Some customers may comment on that the vehicle may exhibit a condition where the back glass is separating from the top. This condition will typically start in the corner of the back glass.

Cause 2 The cause of this condition may be the back glass separating from the bond.
Correction back glass separating from the convertible top cover material

It will be necessary to replace the convertible top cover (1). Refer to Folding Top Cover Replacement in SI.

 

Parts Information

Description Part Number Qty
COVER ASM-F/TOP (Kalahari – 21T) 84078048 1
COVER ASM-F/TOP (Black – 19T) 84078049
COVER ASM-F/TOP (Blue – 00T) 84078050

 

Warranty Information

For vehicles repaired under warranty, use:

Labor Operation Description Labor Time
6011360 Folding Top Cover Replacement Use Published Labor Operation Time

 

Version 3
Modified Released June 30, 2017

April 30, 2018 – Updated the Date Breakpoint and added Condition #2.

February 04, 2019 – Added the 2018 Model Year.


Bulletin No.: 17-NA-216
Date: February, 2019

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10154647

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2019/MC-10154647-9999.pdf

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One thought on “Convertible Top Back Glass Separation from Top Cover Material – 2016-2018 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

  1. Has GM switched to 3M convertible top glue yet? Corvette owners have had this problem for twenty years and solved it with 3M

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