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Chevrolet Sonic Recalls

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Most Recent Chevrolet Sonic Recall

On June 10, 2016, Chevrolet recalled 18,780 Chevrolet Sonic. General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 chevrolet sonic and trax, and 2013-2015 spark vehicles equipped with a bring your own media radio. the affected radios may fail to provide an audible warning chime when the driver fails to fasten their seatbelt or if the driver leaves the key in the ignition. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) numbers 208 "occupant crash protection" and 114 "theft protection."
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Chevrolet Sonic Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 10, 2016

The audible chime that alerts a driver that seat belts are not fastened or that the key is still in the ignition when the vehicle is off may not sound. This could result in unprotected occupants in an accident or the key being left in the vehicle inadvertently. 

Recall repairs on your General Motors vehicle must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 45340.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 28, 2016

The chime that sounds to notify the driver that the key is still in the ignition when the door is open may fail to sound when the door is opened ten minutes or longer after leaving the key in. This could increase risk of vehicle theft.

Recalls on your Chevrolet must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable for this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 17130.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 30, 2015

The radio display may lock up and go blank, which will also affect the warning chimes of the instrumentation to stop working. This can result in a risk of not being aware of concerns such as an unfastened seat belt.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timeline of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 15504.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 9, 2014

The drivers side air bag may not fully deploy in a crash, which can limit the protection it provides the driver.

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in October 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 14537.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 2, 2014

On vehicles equipped with an engine block heater, the heater power cord may become damaged in cold temperatures, resulting in risk of electrical shock and personal injury.

Recalls on your Buick or Chevrolet must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors began notifying owners of affected vehicles in 2014. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.