ANNOUNCEMENT: The Car Book 2018 is now online!

Ratings on over 1,000 new & used models going back 5 years, from the Center from Auto Safety. Learn more about The Car Book 2018 here.

2012 Chevrolet Sonic recall 14234

Chevrolet Recall 14234: Transmission Turbine Shaft Fracture

2012 Chevrolet Sonic

CarComplaints.com Seal Of This Might Hurt

If the transmission turbine shaft fracture occurs during vehicle operation in first or second gear, the vehicle will not upshift to the third through sixth gears, limiting the vehicle's speed. If the fracture occurs during operation in third through sixth gear, the vehicle will coast until it slows enough to downshift to first or second gear, increasing the risk of a crash.

Power Train — Automatic Transmission

Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012 Chevrolet Sonic vehicles manufactured March 1, 2012, to June 29, 2012, and equipped with a 6 speed automatic transmission and 1.8L four cylinder engine. In the affected vehicles, the transmission turbine shaft may fracture.
Actions
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission turbine shaft, free of charge. The recall began on August 8, 2014. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 14234.
Documents (12)

Click a tab for more information.

Date Announced
JUN 12, 2014
Vehicles Affected
21,567
Chevrolet Recall #
14234
NHTSA Campaign #
14V315000
Find something helpful? Spread the word.

Become a Fan & Spread the Word