2018 Chevrolet Sonic recall 18178

Chevrolet Recall 18178: Seat Back Frame Joint Improperly Welded

2018 Chevrolet Sonic

In the event of a rear-impact crash, the seat-back may fail, increasing the risk of injury.


General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 Chevrolet Sonic vehicles. A joint in the driver's seat-back frame may not be properly welded, reducing the strength of the seat-back frame.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's seat-back, free of charge. The recall began June 28, 2018. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18178.

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Date Announced
MAY 27, 2018
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