Door Rattle Noise from Outside of Vehicle During High Radio Volume or High Bass Levels – 2014-2016 Chevrolet Corvette

#PI1116A: Door Rattle Noise from Outside of Vehicle During High Radio Volume or High Bass Levels – (Sep 14, 2016)

Subject: Door Rattle Noise from Outside of Vehicle During High Radio Volume or High Bass Levels
Models: 2014-2016 Chevrolet Corvette
Attention: This PI also applies to any of the above models that may be Export from North America vehicles.

This PI has been revised to remove a breakpoint and add the 2015-2016 Model Years. Please discard PI1116.


 

Condition/Concern

Some customers may comment on hearing a driver or passenger front side door rattle noise during high radio volume or high bass levels. The noise is most commonly described as more evident from outside the vehicle rather than inside.

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Water Leak Around Rear Window, Water Found in Trunk, Possible Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) Illuminated – 2016-2017 Chevrolet Cruze

#16-NA-308: Water Leak Around Rear Window, Water Found in Trunk, Possible Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) Illuminated – (Nov 18, 2016)

Subject: Water Leak Around Rear Window, Water Found in Trunk, Possible Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) Illuminated

Brand: Model: Model Year: Date Breakpoint: Engine: Transmission:
from to from to
Chevrolet Cruze (VIN B) 2016 2016 All All
Chevrolet Cruze (VIN B) Notchback 2017 2017 SOP 2017 September 6, 2016

 

Involved Region or Country North America and N. A. Export Regions
Condition Some customers may comment on seeing a water leak around the rear window, finding water in the trunk and/or on a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illuminated.
Cause nuts retaining the Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)

The cause of the condition may be loose or missing nuts retaining the Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL), which may allow water to by-pass the CHMSL and flow into the trunk area.

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Moaning or Vibration Type Buzzing Noise from Under Vehicle – 2016-2017 Cadillac ATS & CTS

#16-NA-307: Moaning or Vibration Type Buzzing Noise from Under Vehicle – (Sep 16, 2016)

Subject: Moaning or Vibration Type Buzzing Noise from Under Vehicle

Brand: Model: Model Year: VIN: Engine: Transmission:
from to from to
Cadillac ATS 2016 2017 LF4, LT4 M5U
CTS

 

Involved Region or Country North America and N.A. Export Regions
Condition Some customers may comment on the following conditions from under the vehicle:

  • Moaning noise around 700-900 RPM
  • Vibration type buzzing noise

Some customers may also comment that the transmission has a loud whine in fourth gear.

The Technician may notice that the conditions will occur when the vehicle is at operating temperatures or the transmission fluid is between 120-140°F (49-60°C).

Cause This condition may be caused by the transmission/rear differential cooling lines contacting the body.

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Thump Noise When Changing HVAC Modes – 2016-2017 Chevrolet Camaro

#16-NA-304: Thump Noise When Changing HVAC Modes – (Sep 15, 2016)

Subject: Thump Noise When Changing HVAC Modes

Brand: Model: Model Year: VIN: Engine: Transmission:
from to from to
Chevrolet Camaro 2016 2017 SOP June 6, 2016 All All

 

Involved Region or Country North America, Middle East, Europe, Israel, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Brazil and Korea
Condition Some customers may comment on a thump noise when changing HVAC modes.
Cause This may be due to stack-up tolerance of components when the recirculation door is cycled.

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Rattle Type Noise Heard Coming from Front End Over Bumps – 2016-2017 Chevrolet Cruze

#16-NA-288: Rattle Type Noise Heard Coming from Front End Over Bumps – (Dec 23, 2016)

Subject: Rattle Type Noise Heard Coming from Front End Over Bumps

Brand: Model: Model Year: VIN: Engine: Transmission:
from to from to
Chevrolet Cruze (VIN B) 2016 2017 SOP January 2017

 

Involved Region or Country North America, South America, Israel
Condition Some customers may comment on a rattle type noise heard coming from the front end over bumps.

This noise is usually more prone to being heard once the vehicle is fully warmed up and/or at low speeds driving over a fairly smooth road surface.

Cause This condition may be caused by the inner tie rod ends.

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