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Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 18V342000
Mfg's Report Date: May 27, 2018
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 71


Summary:
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.

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

Remedy:
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's seat-back, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18178.

Notes:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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