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Old 06-13-2013, 07:28 PM   #1
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GM Investigating 5th Gen Fire

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Old 06-13-2013, 07:30 PM   #2
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:31 PM   #3
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interesting
Yeah, look familiar?

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Old 06-13-2013, 07:33 PM   #4
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:34 PM   #5
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Yeah, look familiar?

Pretty much the same burn pattern too.

I'm going to be needing a lot more popcorn
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:35 PM   #6
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Oh my we all have to live in fear now that our Camaro's are going to go up in flames.
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:37 PM   #7
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My uncle's caught fire as well. Right in front of my house. Firefighters had to make a hole in the hood to put it out. Out of nowhere as well. Still have the pics and everything
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:39 PM   #8
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My uncle's caught fire as well. Right in front of my house. Firefighters had to make a hole in the hood to put it out. Out of nowhere as well. Still have the pics and everything
You mind posting them? I'm kind of curious to see the burn pattern
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:39 PM   #9
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Hmm, might need to put it outside from now on...
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:48 PM   #10
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Remember way back when a yellow "bumblebee" caught fire in 2010 and that caused the positive battery cable needing to get wrapped with heat wrap or something next to the engine block?
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:50 PM   #11
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That sucks. I may start parking mine outside. I would hate to loose my man cave and other cars.
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:52 PM   #12
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Remember way back when a yellow "bumblebee" caught fire in 2010 and that caused the positive battery cable needing to get wrapped with heat wrap or something next to the engine block?
Early production 2010's were affected by this yea. Hasn't been an issue since, or until now anyway.
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:55 PM   #13
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Pretty much the same burn pattern too.

I'm going to be needing a lot more popcorn
Here is some company.

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Old 06-13-2013, 07:55 PM   #14
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That does look a lot like yours Stig
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:56 PM   #15
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Remember way back when a yellow "bumblebee" caught fire in 2010 and that caused the positive battery cable needing to get wrapped with heat wrap or something next to the engine block?
I do. Shortly after I got Pumpkin in 09 I got a recall notice for that very issue. Dealer would not do it without charging extra for the headers. So they gave me the kit and instructions to fix it. So up on the hoist and off with the header only to find it had already been done.

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Old 06-13-2013, 07:57 PM   #16
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:58 PM   #17
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That does look a lot like yours Stig
If they both started in the engine compartment, that is not surprising. Although very intriguing.
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You mind posting them? I'm kind of curious to see the burn pattern
Sure, just give me a moment to transfer them from my phone to my laptop and I'll post. I will say that on my uncles, the fire department was able to stop it before it got carried away so it was basically only the engine compartment that was burned. Still a total loss but just saying.
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:58 PM   #19
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Any engine compartment fire that's allowed to progress that far will spread into the passenger compartment. Any number of things could have caused that fire. It's hard to tell similarities or differences from pics.
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:59 PM   #20
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Hmm. This is very unfortunate. For those owners who owe more then what the car is worth, you better get GAP!
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Old 06-13-2013, 08:01 PM   #21
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Any engine compartment fire that's allowed to progress that far will spread into the passenger compartment. Any number of things could have caused that fire. It's hard to tell similarities or differences from pics.
I'm not asking for pics to see what caused the fire. I want to see the fire's burn pattern.
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Old 06-13-2013, 08:06 PM   #22
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Old 06-13-2013, 08:07 PM   #23
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is it possible to add a poll to a thread after it has been created. I am curious if these are SS or V6 models and if they all have or not have the RS Option package. There has to be something in common to help determine if there is a problem.
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Old 06-13-2013, 08:13 PM   #25
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Is it weird that 2 out of the 3 in this forum that burned were LS's?
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