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Problems with door closing. (3/13)
 1/17/07 8:48pm
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Could be a weatherstrip issue, or possibly the wiring loom in the front of the door. Sounds like a trip to the dealer... |sad|

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Problems with door closing. (4/13)
 1/17/07 9:04pm
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It's a 2006 coupe.
Problems with door closing. (5/13)
 4/7/07 11:47am
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Took the car into the dealer and intially they looked at me like I was a bit strange, however it turns out there was indeed a service bulletin out for the exact problem I described. They ordered and replaced some new part(s)per the bulletin. See what happens next winter.
Problems with door closing. (6/13)
 4/7/07 10:22pm
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Did you happen to get the number of the TSB(bulletin)?
What "part(s)" does it require to repair the problem?
Hope this is not a wide-spread issue on the C6 cars('06)...might be a lot of upset owners if it is.
Please keep us informed. |thumb|

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Problems with door closing. (7/13)
 2/17/08 8:18pm
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My driver's door started doing the same thing a few weeks ago. the car is a C6/Z51 coupe. I opened and closed the door slowly while sitting in the seat. It felt like the door hinge was letting the door drop slightly when opened and would slightly lift the door while closing the door. The lift and drop felt like is was occurring just as the forward part of the door cleared the threshold.

This weekend the door/window was really acting up. Sitting in the seat I opened and closed the door and may have found the problem. The window did not lower to break the seal (electrically lowers about 1/2 inch when the door open button is depressed). This made a catch when the door was opened and a rather noticeable noise when the door was closed. This is going to be one of those problems that will haunt me for sure, because, today the window started working correctly again. |ohwell| One of those problems that will not be present when it goes in for service.
Problems with door closing. (8/13)
 2/19/08 1:04pm
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Even after the dealer's "fix", I am still having the same problem with the door not closing only when ~ 35 degrees or colder. The condition is the same as described by the previous post where is "feels" like the door dropped about a half inch, however the automatic window lowere/raising works fine. I find that I have to slam the door several times before it will close. This will happen either after sitting all night, or after a 35 mile ride home from work.
I'll be back at the dealer soon.
This is a 2006 coupe. |sad|
Problems with door closing. (9/13)
 2/19/08 8:18pm
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Bummer |eek|
Problems with door closing. (10/13)
 3/5/08 9:54am
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Man, reading all these posts about the door not closing, I can relate. I thought I was maybe closing it differently which caused this. Same symptom; feels as if the door is hinky by a half inch. And, as with other owners with this problem, it's intermittent. In Hawaii they call these little come-and-go buggahs "Menehunes", Pronounced Men Eh Hoo Nee. Only bit me twice in 30,000 miles. Hope that menehune caught a flight back to da rock. Knock on plastic.
Re: Problems with door closing. (11/13)
 9/9/16 1:12pm
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Got a 2013 GS. Had Corvette guy say that it was a broken hinge location on door. Going to pick it up now. Will see if the 'new door' replacement will fix. This was just  purchased as a Certified veh. and the dealer made it good. Only 8400 miles. We will see.
Re: Problems with door closing. (12/13)
 9/20/16 10:28am
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Try to perform the "power window initialize" procedure found in the owner's manual.  I have a 2010 and it is on page 3-18.
Re: Problems with door closing. (13/13)
 10/4/16 12:14pm
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Hi, My 2005 started doing that, I usually find that if I'm doing something different, it causes a problem. Mine was at the start of summer. I had been leaving both windows down. Just a couple of inches. for the heat. The first time was in the garage, opened the passenger door and went to close it and there goes the thud. Didn't think much of it at the time, small clinch, no big deal. I used the key fob to lock and unlock a couple of times. Then it was more and more a problem, happened at the movies, in San diego. So, I thought the only thing different was leaving the windows down just a little. So I reprogramed the doors for the window to go down and up just a bit. AND started leaving the windows up. Have not had the problem since. Not once.  But, that's my story, and it worked for me.

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