2012 Chevrolet SONIC Traction Control System Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2012 Chevrolet SONIC Traction Control System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1317020
 Internal NHTSA #10905688
 ManufacurerGeneral Motors LLC
 BrandCHEVROLET
 ModelSONIC
 Model Year2012
 File date01/03/16
 ComponentTRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl* the contact owns a 2012 chevrolet sonic. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the vehicle would begin to shake and make a loud pop noise from underneath the front-end. The vehicle would than stall causing the contact to have the vehicle towed. The traction warning light was illuminated. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the air duct was fractured and needed to be replaced however, the failure occurred again. The contact returned the vehicle to the dealer and replaced the vehicle's battery, fuel pumps, and the fuel injectors. The failure recurred. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 7,000.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure7000
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateBALLEY, AL
VIN pattern 1G1JC5SH3C4XXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase15/08/22
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
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Transmission type
 Vehicle speed
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 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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