2012 Chevrolet Sonic Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Chevrolet Sonic
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2012 Chevrolet Sonic QuestionsWhere is the low beam or running light fuse. (1 answer)
Putting in some LEDs to light up floor boards and looking for a way to tie power into the light system
2012 Chevrolet Sonic RecallsEngine Block Heater
In cold temperatures, the insulation on the engine block heater cord can become damaged, allowing the wires to be exposed. Exposed wires increase the risk of electrical shock and personal injury if the cord is handled while it is plugged in. Dealers will replace the block heater cord with one rated for lower temperatures free of charge to correct this concern.
The turbine shaft inside the transmission may fracture, which would result in internal transmission failure, lack of shifting and loss of vehicle speed. Dealers will replace the transmission turbine shaft free of charge to resolve the concern.
The driver's front air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air bag terminals. This would cause the air bag to not function as designed in an accident. Dealers will replace the steering wheel air bag coil free of charge to resolve the problem.