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Old 06-14-2013, 09:55 AM   #71
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so all these fires are from the V6's?

Stig I am so sorry to hear about your car! I hope things turn around for you. Are you sure Jeremy, Richard or James didn't do something to your car to get back at you for something? lol sorry, but I really do hope things work out well for you.
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:01 AM   #72
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I'm going to go open my hood and take a look around when I get home...
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:03 AM   #73
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so all these fires are from the V6's?

Stig I am so sorry to hear about your car! I hope things turn around for you. Are you sure Jeremy, Richard or James didn't do something to your car to get back at you for something? lol sorry, but I really do hope things work out well for you.
Thank you much. I have no idea what happened - but on the plus side, I am being investigated by my insurance company. So that's fun.
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:06 AM   #74
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I'd venture to say this is happening more than we know.
You can check any complaints lodged with the NTSB.

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/ivoq/

on the left side of the page you can search by vehicle, make, model and year. This site will list all recalls and associated TSB's.

Hopefully this is a small problem and dosent effect too many cars. Until thats proven I would just park outside the garage for a while.....
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:06 AM   #75
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Ok got the 411 on this.

If you have a 2010 SS refer to this

http://www.motortrend.com/cars/2010/...amaro/recalls/

call the number have them look up your VIN to see if yours was affected.

"DEALERS WILL REROUTE THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE TO ENSURE ADEQUATE CLEARANCE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 6, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 OR AT WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM."
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:12 AM   #76
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Ok got the 411 on this.

If you have a 2010 SS refer to this

http://www.motortrend.com/cars/2010/...amaro/recalls/

call the number have them look up your VIN to see if yours was affected.

"DEALERS WILL REROUTE THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE TO ENSURE ADEQUATE CLEARANCE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 6, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 OR AT WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM."
Screen shots are a little ways up btw - just added them
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:17 AM   #77
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Screen shots are a little ways up btw - just added them

Cool thanks, sorry about your car man, that is horrible :X


Reading some of these reviews on that website is downright scary. Check this one out ....

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Old 06-14-2013, 11:00 AM   #78
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I have seen a bunch of fires on the IAAI website. All seem to be V6's.Hate to see mine burn,but if it did it would be a great reason to get a 'vert.
For sure - with all of the water that gets into some of the convertibles, they'll never burn...
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:15 PM   #79
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Cool thanks, sorry about your car man, that is horrible :X


Reading some of these reviews on that website is downright scary. Check this one out ....

wtf
Really? The parking brake to stop it? Why didn't they just turn off the key?
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:16 PM   #80
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Really? The parking brake to stop it? Why didn't they just turn off the key?
Because then you'd lose the power steering and the ability to brake. Being said, the guy should have put the car in neutral.
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:24 PM   #81
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I hope you people know you've made me paranoid! just went out to get lunch and my eyes constantly were looking at the engine heat.
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:27 PM   #82
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Because then you'd lose the power steering and the ability to brake. Being said, the guy should have put the car in neutral.
you never turn off the car.
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:35 PM   #83
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Well heck! This is very concerning.

My car is my baby, but I'd much rather just she go up in flames rather than my entire house! (garaged)

So this seems to be more of a V6 thing from what I gather from reading this thread, and has to do from heat, or some kind of electrical charge since the fires are happening after sitting for awhile. That just great....

Hope to see some kind of resolution come from this to ease our minds.
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Old 06-14-2013, 02:46 PM   #84
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I hope you people know you've made me paranoid!
+1. I think I might just start parking mine in the drive way and not in the Garage, I mean honestly, I love my car but if it was to burn down I would prefer to have one car burning down rather then taking another car parked next to it and our home along with it.
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