GM has issued a service update to its dealers informing them of an incorrect suspension calibration to some, 2023 Corvette units.
The service update document indicates some, 2023 Corvettes left the GM Bowling Green plant in Kentucky with the wrong suspension calibration programmed into the Electronic Suspension Control Module.
GM doesn’t say whether the affected 2023 Corvette cars are 2023 Corvette Stingrays, 2023 Corvette Z06s, or both.
Dealers are instructed to correct the problem both in 2023 Corvette units still in inventory and those brought to the dealership for any reason by customers.
The bulletin applies the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for each vehicle expires.
Affected 2023 Corvette units can be repaired by reprogramming the Electronic Suspension Control Module with the correct settings. No parts are needed to complete the repair. Inspection requires about 12 minutes and control module reprogramming roughly 18 minutes.
In a previous customer satisfaction program, GM reimbursed 2023 Corvette buyers who were double-charged for optional Bright Red brake calipers (RPO code J6F).
In other news, the 2023 Corvette also received a 3 out of 5 rating for reliability from Consumer Reports.
However, the organization gave the Corvette a strongly positive “Recommended” rating and a score of 87/100 overall, giving it a 5/5 in owner satisfaction and a 97/100 road test rating.
The upcoming 2024 Corvette is scheduled to go into production on September 5th, 2023.
The rollout of the new model year will also bring the debut of the 2024 Corvette C8 E-Ray, a model featuring a hybrid powertrain, all-wheel drive and quicker acceleration times thanks to a combined output of 655 horsepower.
A 3rd variant (RPO code MLH) of the C8’s dual-clutch, eight-speed automatic transmission transmits the V8 engine’s power to the pavement via the E-Ray’s rear wheels, while the front wheels are motivated by the electric motor