2012 Chevrolet Sonic transmission NHTSA complaints: Power Train:Automatic Transmission:Lever And Linkage:Column Shift

NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission: Lever And Linkage: Column Shift Problems

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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?

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2012 Chevrolet Sonic transmission problems

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2012 Chevrolet Sonic Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 282014

Sonic

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns 2012 Chevrolet Sonic. The contact stated that the gear box became stuck on multiple occasions. The contact was unable to shift into park or remove the key from the ignition intermittently. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer to inspect, diagnose and repair the vehicle. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was not available.

- Douglasville, GA, USA

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