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View Poll Results: Have you had convertible top issues
No problems at all 20 25.64%
Only Rub marks or wrinkles 32 41.03%
Broken bows, leaks, holes etc. 26 33.33%
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Old 06-10-2012, 08:35 AM   #1
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Poll who has had top issues other than wrinkles or rub marks?

Just wondering how many have really had serious issues with the tops, tears holes leaks ect. And who has had nothing worse than rub marks or wrinkles or no problems at all.

Please use the posting area to show the age of your car. Approximate build date if known and how many time do you think you have cycled the top up and down.

I do not need horror stories or complaints about how GM Is handling them I just need statistics.
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Old 06-10-2012, 08:38 AM   #2
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I have had only some rub marks, no holes yet, build date was Feb 2011 and I have almost 12,000 miles. The top was down yesturday for 10+ hrs and had some indention that resolved this morning with the morning dew
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Old 06-10-2012, 11:33 AM   #3
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I have had every issue you can have with the top. However, with patients and persistence I now have a camaro vert with a top that looks great.
Just like when I had my coupe, The permagrin is there every day I drive this car.
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Old 06-10-2012, 12:28 PM   #4
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I have had every issue you can have with the top. However, with patients and persistence I now have a camaro vert with a top that looks great.
Just like when I had my coupe, The permagrin is there every day I drive this car.
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Cool did your first one have a black top?
How long have you had the new one and when was it built?
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Old 06-10-2012, 12:41 PM   #5
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It was built 1/22/11. The top was Black. The Total top replacement was done a little over 4 months ago. Rub marks on the original started happening within a few months on the original top.
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Old 06-10-2012, 12:47 PM   #6
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It was built 1/22/11. The top was Black. The Total top replacement was done a little over 4 months ago. Rub marks on the original started happening within a few months on the original top.
Thanks. The reason I started this pole is because Becky Rogers is finding me a 2012 now. I am hoping all the issues have now been addressed and the one I get will not have any of the same issues. It is my understanding sometime in march 2012 they started using the new style frame and top. Hopefully the one I get will be built after that time.

Anyone have a 2012 built after the frame redesign I would like to hear from.
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Old 06-10-2012, 01:12 PM   #7
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I also had all the issue with my first car built 7/26/11. My second one built 4/4/12 has all the fixes in it. At about 1500 miles I had a pronounced rub mark from the drivers side cable. After going to the dealership they cleaned and brushed it along with a little tension fixing. I washed the hell out of the area and now it is gone. I will be watching it close though moving forward. Ask. In August how the top has held up with being down For 4 months.
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Old 06-10-2012, 01:30 PM   #8
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I also had all the issue with my first car built 7/26/11. My second one built 4/4/12 has all the fixes in it. At about 1500 miles I had a pronounced rub mark from the drivers side cable. After going to the dealership they cleaned and brushed it along with a little tension fixing. I washed the hell out of the area and now it is gone. I will be watching it close though moving forward. Ask. In August how the top has held up with being down For 4 months.
So did you go through the lemon law process to get the car replaced? How did you go about getting the replacement?
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I went the BBB route and my resolution was a new car. It didn't perform like it should. GM tried everything to get me to keep it. Finally after about day 90 in the shop and waiting on parts I said NEW CAR or I AM GOING TO LEMON IT. Ordered my car the next day.
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Old 06-10-2012, 01:56 PM   #10
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I went the BBB route and my resolution was a new car. It didn't perform like it should. GM tried everything to get me to keep it. Finally after about day 90 in the shop and waiting on parts I said NEW CAR or I AM GOING TO LEMON IT. Ordered my car the next day.
Did they credit you with full value?
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Every payment etc. that was on the old car applied to the new. All I had to pay was upgraded options, title, and license. GM stepped up and made it right.
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Old 06-10-2012, 02:23 PM   #12
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Every payment etc. that was on the old car applied to the new. All I had to pay was upgraded options, title, and license. GM stepped up and made it right.
Good! I only wish GM stepped up and did it on their own. Maybe if enough go your route GM will either offer a buy back or a replacement of the entire top to owners that have a 2011 or early 2012.
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Old 06-10-2012, 03:04 PM   #13
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Good! I only wish GM stepped up and did it on their own. Maybe if enough go your route GM will either offer a buy back or a replacement of the entire top to owners that have a 2011 or early 2012.
Never happen... the vast majority of Camaro owners are clueless. This site collects the enthusiastic crowd... and GM deals with only the most vocal of us.
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Old 06-10-2012, 03:36 PM   #14
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broken bow which was repaired about 7 weeks ago and now leak has developed
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