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Old 07-13-2017, 05:10 PM
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If you OWN or have OWNED a Z06 that experienced more than MINOR issues
Please list year of the car, A8/M7, Z07 package/Stage and your location, Briefly list Issue(s) , if still occuring, dealer resolved ( how many fixes involved) , buyback/ lemoned etc.
Please confine your replies to the Subject and please no bashing. This is an information thread, have requested a sticky so we can monitor issues.

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2016 M7 - dealer can't help.... it makes my face hurt because of all the smiling that occurs when driving.
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2015 Callaway Z06. M7.

Have owned it approx. 2 and 1/2 years. In the first few months, one of the front mag shocks started leaking. It was replaced under warranty - easy in/out of service; took about 45 minutes.

Other than that, car has been bullet-proof. No issues, no squeaks, no rattles. Just basic service - oil changes, one set of new tires.

Car is a blast.
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Originally Posted by DebRedZR1 View Post
If you do or have OWNED a Z06 that experienced more than MINOR issues
Please list year of the car, A8/M7, Z07 package/Stage and your location, Briefly list Issue(s) , if still occuring, dealer resolved ( how many fixes involved) , buyback/ lemoned etc.
Please confine your replies to the Subject. Thanks.
Since you're telling me what I need to do, would you also tell me why? I'm surprised a moderator would start a thread like this. I would think as a moderator you know the direction this thread is going to go...

I don't see any upside to doing as instructed. What's the penalty for failing to comply with your edict?

You should lock your own thread.

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I actually think such a list could be worthwhile. Particularly if OP were to take the info and put together a sheet by year/trans showing the issues.

Could help identify any problem trends with certain components, which as an owner could be useful to know. Just knowing what to keep an eye on, for example.

It'd take a large data set, tho to have much meaning.
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Thread should be a sticky every vehicle has problems not saying it's a piece of junk perfect way making easy quick reference saving members and owners valuable time and stress
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2016/A8 AC poor. Auto air is just slightly cooler than outside air. Temp to LO and manual fan usually works. Two trips to dealer so far, not any better. Passenger side trim panel behind door starting to rattle.
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Originally Posted by rikhek View Post
Since you're telling me what I need to do, would you also tell me why? I'm surprised a moderator would start a thread like this. I would think as a moderator you know the direction this thread is going to go...

I don't see any upside to doing as instructed. What's the penalty for failing to comply with your edict?

You should lock your own thread.
Omg settle down. You have the option to participate or not. Simple information gathering I want to compile into a data base and see what comes of it. If you are not interested fine, Don't go calling the sky is falling. The last thing I want is more work for the moderators.
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Originally Posted by OnPoint View Post
I actually think such a list could be worthwhile. Particularly if OP were to take the info and put together a sheet by year/trans showing the issues.

Could help identify any problem trends with certain components, which as an owner could be useful to know. Just knowing what to keep an eye on, for example.

It'd take a large data set, tho to have much meaning.
Exactly!!!!When I first came to this Forum there were similar threads that helped.

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Thread should be a sticky every vehicle has problems not saying it's a piece of junk perfect way making easy quick reference saving members and owners valuable time and stress
Yes!!!!!! It's hard to get through all the threads. If it helps sort out some things awesome
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Originally Posted by DebRedZR1 View Post
If you do or have OWNED a Z06 that experienced more than MINOR issues
Please list year of the car, A8/M7, Z07 package/Stage and your location, Briefly list Issue(s) , if still occuring, dealer resolved ( how many fixes involved) , buyback/ lemoned etc.
Please confine your replies to the Subject. Thanks.
It's so fun and fast the C6s can't keep up!
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2015 M7 - worst A/C ever and the cooled seats are a joke to say the least.
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2015 M7 - worst A/C ever and the cooled seats are a joke to say the least.
I have a friend near JAX, 2015 M7, AC seemed sufficient for your heat. What are you noticing ? I'm not overly impressed with the cooled seats but better than nothing.
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2015 Z06 A8/ Z07 3LZ 8.3k Miles

Transmission Replaced under Warranty - 6000 miles
Rear Diff. Replaced Under Warranty. - 6400 miles
Not Fixed yet but Flex Plate making rattling noise. 8300miles
Newest Issue - Brakes Worn Message 8300 Miles.
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No matter what the problem is as long the Corvette name is on it. The majority of buyers could care less about inferior quality.
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Originally Posted by DebRedZR1 View Post
If you do or have OWNED a Z06 that experienced more than MINOR issues
Please list year of the car, A8/M7, Z07 package/Stage and your location, Briefly list Issue(s) , if still occuring, dealer resolved ( how many fixes involved) , buyback/ lemoned etc.
Please confine your replies to the Subject. Thanks.
2015 M7 Z07. A/C works fine for here in Toronto Canada. Seat cooling not bad if you leave it on long enough. Issue with alignment. Sorted. Car is awesome in every way. Zero complaints. and bought used BTW, but very low mileage. Under 5,000 miles. Even the Cup 2 tires that seem to get many complaints worked okay in driving rain, in weather mode and not pushing too hard on the highway.
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2016 M7 Z06 / Z07 -

Power steering overheat on the track going into a turn.......steering pretty much locked up. GM had a bulletin and a fix.... that I had to pay for!

A/C - Not as cold as my other vehicles and the seat is cool but not cold on a hot day.

Low Power mode day before yesterday while backing out of the garage. Put it away and will deal with it next week (busy). Go figure. Never happened on the track, just backing out of my garage. That is certain to instill confidence in the product !!

Forgot to mention - most irritating thing about my Z is the seat adjustment. For crying out loud can't we just use a set button and have it move automatically when we get into the car and out if the car?
I get in, push the seat button to get the seat close enough so that I can push the clutch down to start, and as soon as I hit the start button my seat starts going backward......What a FPITA !!! I have to keep my finger on the seat button to stop it from moving back.

Worst part of this is that Chevrolet recognizes this problem and "warns you in advance" in a letter that they sent out to users after the fact. Are you freakin kidding me ? FIX THE DAMN PROBLEM !!!!!
All in all, I love the car !! But come on people, we don't need these little issues in a $110K car !!!!

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I have an issue that I haven't read anything about on the forum. My drivers seat side bolsters and lumbar support will not maintain their position when I adjust them.Took it to the dealer and my service writer sat in the car, tried adjusting them, then got out and said "When you are ready bring it in and we will fix it" they have to remove the leather, repair or replace and reinstall the leather....Not too happy about the prospect of having my driver's seat taken apart. Otherwise I love my 2016 A8 Z06/Z07.

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2018 Z06 M7 2LZ 3,200 miles -

Service Parking Brake light, Service Rear Axle warning, and Rear Axle System off message. These started to occur at 700 miles. Overnight it resets and drives fine until it trips during normal highway driving at 90F temps and stopping for gas or something. No codes are set so dealer hasn't been able to diagnose it yet until I bring it in while it is tripped. That was supposed to happen today, but the car decided to behave.

Brake rotors start to wobble. Happens when driving hard in the mountains and they get hot.

Body panel next to passenger side headlight is depressed making the light stick out about 1/4".

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seat heaters and cooling not working. had to replace blowers and heating elements on both seats. comp seats. other than that car has been great.
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