I noticed my rear pass. Wheel sticking out past the wheel wells 2 inches and sitting at an angle , what caused this could it have anything to do with the transmission being recently rebuilt ?

Asked by Jan 31, 2015 at 03:41 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

9 Answers

49,425

When the transmission was removed the person that did the work may have left something loose. Be sure not to drive it until it is repaired.

Yes it seems very dangerous and very expensive , is there anyway to positively connect this with the r and r on the transmission ? To me itd too much of a coincdence ?

310

Nothing to do with transmission,Jack it up and wiggle wheel top and bottom. I think you'll find hub bearing out very common on vetts.good luck. Oh not a fun job.

49,425

It has to do with the suspension or wheel bearing, these parts were removed when they did the transmission. Maybe something was not properly tightened.

247,445

Take it back to the shop that did the work to correct the issue.

310

Transmission rear wheel? Had my own shop for quite awhile and brake job causes engine miss adj lifters causes lighter not to work fix headlite stop lites quit working , see where I'm going Tom? I'd take it back and ask them but one thing doesn't have anything to do with other.Thanks

310

Bob how come you mess with rear end except driveline removal to r/r trans? I've never had to and I've got a few under my belt in 46 plus years a few with chevy ford international own shop and county job.

49,425

Johnerman, the transmission on C5 and C6 Corvettes is attached to the rear differential and is NOT bolted to the engine bell housing. I have a 2006 Corvette and know this to be fact. The transmission is attached to the engine via a torque tube that contains a drive shaft. It is necessary to remove the rear suspension and the rear differential to get to the transmission, therefore it is likely that the shop doing the transmission work left a suspension part loose. http://www.corvette- web-central.com/CorvetteC5Differential.html

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
14,725

Bob your correct. My first intuition would be a bearing bracket not tightened or the axle coming lose and sliding out. Do not drive the car, have it wowed back to the shop that did the work. I've never worked on that year of car, but did some on Porches, Very complicated and precise linkage to get it all correct.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Corvette

Looking for a Used Corvette in your area?

CarGurus has 22,296 nationwide Corvette listings starting at $3,750.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Corvette Questions

Chevrolet Corvette Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 2,370
#2 Vincent Parker
Vincent Parker
Reputation 1,510
#3 carGrrl
carGrrl
Reputation 1,430
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
368 Great Deals out of 31,396 listings starting at $2,400
Used Ford Mustang
723 Great Deals out of 44,327 listings starting at $1,500
Used Porsche 911
109 Great Deals out of 4,527 listings starting at $10,999
Used Dodge Viper
5 Great Deals out of 460 listings starting at $24,975
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,981 Great Deals out of 183,613 listings starting at $1,595
Used Ford F-150
2,131 Great Deals out of 191,043 listings starting at $290
Used BMW M3
39 Great Deals out of 1,325 listings starting at $5,995
Used BMW 3 Series
994 Great Deals out of 31,635 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
47 Great Deals out of 2,756 listings starting at $2,995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 8,934 listings starting at $35,445
2016 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 1,353 listings starting at $42,999
2015 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 731 listings starting at $40,884
2014 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 824 listings starting at $36,995
2013 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 353 listings starting at $24,790

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.