16-NA-170: Brake Pulsation and/or Vibration During Brake Apply – 2014-2016 Chevrolet Corvette

#16-NA-170: Brake Pulsation and/or Vibration During Brake Apply – (Jul 20, 2016)

Subject: Brake Pulsation, Rattle While Driving and/or Vibration During Brake Apply

Brand: Model: Model Year: VIN: Engine: Transmission:
from to from to
Chevrolet Corvette 2014 2016 All All

 

Involved Region or Country North America and N.A. Export Regions
Additional Options (RPO) BRAKE SYSTEM-HEAVY DUTY (RPO J55)
Condition Some customers may comment on a pulsation and/or vibration when they apply the brakes.

Customer may also comment they hear a rattle noise from the wheel area. The noise may go away when the brakes are lightly applied.

Cause This condition may be due to excessive lateral runout (LRO) or interation between the inner top hat section to the rotor ring.

 

Correction

new one piece design (1)

new one piece design (1)

old two piece design (2)

old two piece design (2)
Check the lateral runout:

  • For front rotors and vehicles built prior to May 31, 2016, replace old two piece design (2) with new one piece design (1).
  • For rear rotors and vehicles built prior to July 23, 2015, replace old two piece design (2) with new one piece design (1).

Important: The rotors MUST be replaced as a pair due to a design change.

Note: DO NOT replace all brake rotors unless you find the lateral runout out of spec for both the front and rear corners.

 

Service Procedure

Refer to Brake Rotor Assembled Lateral Runout Correction and Front and Rear Brake Rotor Replacement-Both Sides in SI.

 

Parts Information

Description Part Number Qty
ROTOR ASM-FRT BRK 23242229 2
ROTOR-RR BRK 23322785 2

 

Warranty Information

For vehicles repaired under the Bumper-to-Bumper coverage (Canada Base Warranty coverage), use the following labor operation. Reference the Applicable Warranties section of Investigate Vehicle History (IVH) for coverage information.

Labor Operation Description Labor Time
2420671 Front Brake Rotor Replacement – Both Sides Use Published Labor Operation Time
2420761 Rear Brake Rotor Replacement – Both Sides

 

Version 3
Modified June 1, 2016 – Revising to include breakpoints for front/rear new design rotors.

July 13, 2016 – Updated title and Condition to include “rattle while driving” and add information to the Cause section.


16-NA-170
July, 2016

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10108606

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2016/SB-10108606-9340.pdf

Download (PDF, 1.26MB)


16-NA-170
June, 2016

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10081940

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2016/SB-10081940-2280.pdf

Download (PDF, 326KB)


16-NA-170
May, 2016

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10108644

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2017/SB-10108644-9340.pdf

Download (PDF, 1.25MB)


 

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