Model year 2005 to 2007 Chevrolet Corvettes are under investigation due to complaints that the headlights may turn off without warning. No injuries or accidents have been reported in relation to the complaint. The investigation was launched on Monday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and will involve more than 103,000 Corvettes.
In every complaint, the low beams shut themselves off, while the high beams and fog lights continue working without incident. Once parked for a time, the low beams started to work properly once again. When brought to dealerships to be fixed, several drivers were told the issue was with the fuse box, which can overheat thanks to its closeness to the engine.
To replace the fuse box would cost between $600 and $1,200 per vehicle. “There is nothing the car owner could have done to prevent this issue from occurring. It is sad owners have to pay to repair a part that shouldn’t wear out, because of a design flaw,” wrote one driver in their official complaint.
Source: Automotive News