Chevrolet May Develop Fracture in Half-Shaft

Dec. 21, 2022

Certain 2017 Chevrolet Volt vehicles may develop a fractured right front tubular half-shaft near the outboard CV joint. The driver may hear a clunk, grinding or rattle noise during braking or acceleration. Loss of propulsion may occur.

Certain 2017 Chevrolet Volt vehicles may develop a fractured right front tubular half-shaft near the outboard CV joint. The driver may hear a clunk, grinding or rattle noise during braking or acceleration. Loss of propulsion may occur. Also, the wheels may not be locked when parked and roll-away may occur when parked on a grade without the parking brake applied.

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Mike Mavrigian | Motor Age Editor

Mike Mavrigian has written thousands of automotive technical magazine articles involving a variety of  specialties, from engine building to wheel alignment, and has authored more than a dozen books that crisscross the automotive spectrum. Mike operates Birchwood Automotive, an Ohio shop that builds custom engines and performs vintage vehicle restorations. The shop also features a professional photo studio to document projects and to create images for articles and books.

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