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Recall: Chevrolet Sonic for dragging fuel tank, Camaro for peeling labels

The 2013-2014 Chevrolet Camaro and Sonic are affected.

By Exhaust Notes Oct 2, 2013 1:19PM
General Motors is recalling 18,941 Chevrolet Camaro coupes in the U.S. to reapply airbag warning labels on the sun visors. On some 2013 and 2014 models, the label -- required by the government to warn that children can be injured or killed by airbags -- can peel off. Dealers will reapply the labels later this month.

Also, GM is recalling 1,227 Chevrolet Sonic models from 2013 and 2014 for fuel tank support brackets that can break and cause the tank to drag on the exhaust pipe. The tank could then completely fall out of the car, which would bring obvious consequences. GM said it had no dealer or owner complaints regarding the problem after discovering it during assembly in August. Dealers will replace the problematic fuel tank bracket if needed at a date to be determined later, GM said.

Between December 2011 and January 2013, GM recalled the 2012 Sonic four times for missing brake pads, faulty airbags and windshield washer problems. The 2012 Camaro was also part of the airbag recall in January.

[Source: NHTSA]
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Oct 3, 2013 7:05AM
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If a peeling sticker is the worst thing to happen to the Camaro for it to be recalled no big deal. 

 

You people bashing GM for these 2 minor recalls neglect to realize Toyota, Honda, Hyundai/Kia, Chrysler, and even Fords recent recalls have been life threatening issues.  Toyotas issues caused deaths.  Ford recently had engines that would catch on fire.  Hondas have had breaks stop working. 

 

Oct 3, 2013 7:03AM
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I could be wrong but Toyota leads the dead and recalled count, a few dead and MILLIONS recalled.
Oct 3, 2013 6:42AM
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That's what happens when you have stuff assembled by people that can't speak ENGLISH & don't understand instructions.......

 

 Bring all the work back to the U.S. and you 'll see an immediate improvement in the quality.........

 

Wondering why the article doesn't say where all the crappy tanks were put on.........

 

Could be they were done in Mexico??????

Oct 3, 2013 7:51AM
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I have had nothing but stellar success with every GM I have owned over many years.  I take good care of my vehicles & some that I have owned had recall work done.  It was always done quickly & efficiently.  Doesn't matter what you own sooner or later you'll have to deal with a recall.  
Oct 3, 2013 7:22AM
Oct 3, 2013 6:37AM
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Recall for pulling labels but no recall on the avalanche AC blowing 140° heat on the driver.

 

 Really...........

Oct 3, 2013 6:57AM
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Where is  the recall for Ventures when nearly every one of them of every model year has a faulty gas gauge?
Oct 3, 2013 7:05AM
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I love how people are telling me AC blowing 140° heat on a driver is not a safety issue but labels coming off is..

 

  And now I know why Odumber was elected twice..

 

 Really people..

Oct 3, 2013 6:59AM
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Got rid of mine just in time ! But it was a 2012. Korean POS.
Oct 3, 2013 6:24AM
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LOL...just like the gov't...dysfunctional......
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