GM used heat shields that don't curve under the starters in the 5th and 6th generation Camaro, according to a new lawsuit.
That leaves them exposed to heat and makes them completely unreliable. The plaintiff says the problem is particularly noticable on hot days or after a long drive where the engine gets hot. The car has to cool down before an owner can start it back up.
Over time the lack of heat protection will melt the wires, damage the fuses, and create all sorts of electrical havoc to the starter's conductors.…keep reading article "Camaro Starters Are Melting Due to Inadequate Heat Shield Protection"