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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]
Oct 3, 2013 7:05AM

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
I could be wrong but Toyota leads the dead and recalled count, a few dead and MILLIONS recalled.
Oct 3, 2013 7:51AM
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

Recall for pulling labels but no recall on the avalanche AC blowing 140° heat on the driver.



Oct 3, 2013 6:57AM
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

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
Got rid of mine just in time ! But it was a 2012. Korean POS.
Oct 3, 2013 6:24AM
LOL...just like the gov't...dysfunctional......
Oct 3, 2013 9:20AM
Not sure where these vehicles were assembled, but if done in another country-to pay lower wages, the company gets what they deserve.  Maybe our country would be in better shape if all our products were made here.  More jobs, more money spent here, and no poison ingredients in toys, clothes, and other  things!!!
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