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2012 Chevrolet Sonic
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic is fairly new & is already showing an early trend of transmission problems.
Owners report hesitation when shifting & grinding/hard shifting into gears. Some dealers are calling the condition "normal". Another owner reported his dealership replaced the transmission under warranty, but the new transmission had the same exact grinding problem. Design defect?
Worst 2012 Sonic Engine Problems
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- check engine light on10
- engine stalls/dies while driving4
- rough shake, all the time4
- air intake manifold faulty3
- engine makes knocking noise2
- engine misfires2
- air filter duct broke1
- blown head gasket1
- engine failure1
- engine fire1
- poor horsepower1
- NHTSA: Engine51
- NHTSA: Vehicle Speed Control9
- NHTSA: Engine And Engine Cooling3
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