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2012 Chevrolet Sonic recall 12176

Chevrolet Recall 12176: Windshield Wiper Hose/FMVSS 104

2012 Chevrolet Sonic

CarComplaints.com Seal Of This Might Hurt

A lack of washer fluid could impede the driver's view, increasing the risk of a crash.

Visibility — Windshield Wiper/Washer

Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012 Chevrolet Sonic vehicles manufactured from May 5, 2011, through February 24, 2012. These vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 104, "Windshield Wiping and Washing Systems." The windshield wiper washer hose on these vehicles may separate from the washer fluid reservoir. If this occurs, washer fluid will not be available to the windshield.
Actions
GM will notify owners, and dealers will secure the windshield washer hose to prevent separation, free of charge. The safety recall began on September 7, 2012. Owners may contact the Chevrolet owner center at 1-866-694-6546.
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Date Announced
AUG 20, 2012
Vehicles Affected
44,668
Chevrolet Recall #
12176
NHTSA Campaign #
12V408000
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