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2012 Chevrolet Sonic LS w/1LS 4dr Sedan

2012 Chevrolet Sonic
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Subcompact Car
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Recall Details
Issued: 2012-08-20
DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012 Chevrolet Sonic vehicles manufactured from May 5, 2011, through February 24, 2012. These vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 104, "Windshield Wiping and Washing Systems." The windshield wiper washer hose on these vehicles may separate from the washer fluid reservoir. If this occurs, washer fluid will not be available to the windshield.
A lack of washer fluid could impede the driver's view, increasing the risk of a crash.

DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENT

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

RESOLUTION

GM will notify owners, and dealers will secure the windshield washer hose to prevent separation, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on, or about, September 7, 2012. Owners may contact the Chevrolet owner center at 1-866-694-6546.

NOTES

GM's recall campaign number is 12176.Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.


To Address this issue, please contact your local dealer or Chevrolet directly for assistance

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