C8 Corvette Frunk Problems
The C8 Corvette's front trunk (or frunk) has already been recalled twice. First for failing to meet federal safety standards for an internal release mechanism and then a couple weeks later for flying open while driving down the road. Now ow…Continue reading article "C8 Corvette Frunk Problems"
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The frunk is back in the news.
Just a couple weeks after being recalled for failing to meet latch safety standards the front trunk is being recalled again for flying open while the vehicle is in motion.
So it stays closed when you need it to open, and opens when you need it to stay shut? Got it.…keep reading article "What the Frunk is Going On With the Corvette's Front Trunk?"
The 8th generation Corvette has a front trunk, sometimes referred to as a frunk.
Despite the name change the frunk is still required to have an internal release mechanism in case your kid climbs into the frunk and gets themselves locked inside.
The Corvette does have a release mechanism but it's an electric button instead of a physical latch. And an auditor found that the button stops working once the car enters "sleep" mode which is roughly 10 minutes after the engine is shut off.…keep reading article "The Corvette's Frunk Doesn't Meet Latch Safety Standards"
While driving the 2020 Corvette at a low speed, the front hood flew open and impaired my visibility ... They failed to engineer the appropriate safety latch features into the hood that would prevent this from happening. Hoods are required to have a secondary latch that must be physically operated to open completely.