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Safety Recalls for 2012 CHEVROLET SONIC

Recall Number: 14V417000 Recall Date: 07-02-2014 Affected Vehicles: 2,990
Component:
Equipment:electrical
Summary:
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 buick encore all-wheel-drive vehicles manufactured august 23, 2012, to september 9, 2013; verano vehicles manufactured august 8, 2012, to june 20, 2013; chevrolet cruze vehicles manufactured august 7, 2012, to august 16, 2013, and 2012-2014 chevrolet sonic vehicles manufactured may 10, 2011, to august 16, 2012 equipped with a calix oil pan/block heater. in cold temperatures, the insulation on the engine block heater cord can become damaged, allowing the wires to be exposed.
Consequence:
Exposed wires increase the risk of electrical shock and personal injury if the cord is handled while it is plugged in.
How to Fix:
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine oil pan/block heater cord with a new cord that is rated for temperatures of minus 40 degree celsius. the recall began in august 2014. owners may contact buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300 or chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. gm's number for this recall is 14257.
Recall Number: 14V315000 Recall Date: 06-12-2014 Affected Vehicles: 21,567
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission
Summary:
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2012 chevrolet sonic vehicles manufactured march 1, 2012, to june 29, 2012, and equipped with a 6 speed automatic transmission and 1.8l four cylinder engine. in the affected vehicles, the transmission turbine shaft may fracture.
Consequence:
If the transmission turbine shaft fracture occurs during vehicle operation in first or second gear, the vehicle will not upshift to the third through sixth gears, limiting the vehicle's speed. if the fracture occurs during operation in third through sixth gear, the vehicle will coast until it slows enough to downshift to first or second gear, increasing the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission turbine shaft, free of charge. the recall began on august 8, 2014. owners may contact chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. gm's number for this recall is 14234.
Recall Number: 14V300000 Recall Date: 06-06-2014 Affected Vehicles: 31,520
Component:
Air bags
Summary:
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2012 buick verano vehicles manufactured december 2, 2011 to july, 16, 2012, chevrolet cruze vehicles manufactured december 7, 2011 to july 25, 2012, chevrolet sonic vehicles manufactured december 5, 2011 to august 2, 2012, and chevrolet camaro vehicles manufactured december 1, 2011 to june 11, 2012. the driver side frontal air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air bag terminals.
Consequence:
If the bar and terminals are contacting each other at the time of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, that air bag will not deploy, increasing the driver's risk of injury.
How to Fix:
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel air bag coil, free of charge. the recall began on july 25, 2014. chevrolet owners may contact gm at 1-800-222-1020. buick owners may contact gm at 1-800-521-7300. note: this is an expansion of recalls 12v-522 and 13v-023.
Recall Number: 13V023000 Recall Date: 01-24-2013 Affected Vehicles: 4,167
Component:
Air bags
Summary:
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2012 chevrolet camaro, cruze and sonic, and model year 2012 buick verano vehicles. the driver side frontal air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air bag terminals.
Consequence:
If the bar and terminals are contacting each other at the time of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, that air bag will not deploy, increasing the driver's risk of injury.
How to Fix:
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel air bag coil, free of charge. the safety recall began on february 13, 2013. owners may contact general motors at 1-800-521-7300.
Recall Number: 12V522000 Recall Date: 10-31-2012 Affected Vehicles: 2,949
Component:
Air bags
Summary:
General motors is recalling certain model year 2012 buick verano, chevrolet cruze, and chevrolet sonic vehicles. the driver side frontal air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air bag terminals.
Consequence:
If the bar and terminals are contacting each other at the time of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal airbag, that airbag will not deploy, increasing the driver's risk of injury.
How to Fix:
General motors will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel airbag coil, free of charge. the safety recall began on january 11, 2013. owners may contact general motors at 1-800-521-7300.
Recall Number: 12V408000 Recall Date: 08-20-2012 Affected Vehicles: 44,668
Component:
Visibility:windshield wiper/washer
Summary:
"general motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2012 chevrolet sonic vehicles manufactured from may 5, 2011, through february 24, 2012. these vehicles fail to conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 104, ""windshield wiping and washing systems."" the windshield wiper washer hose on these vehicles may separate from the washer fluid reservoir. if this occurs, washer fluid will not be available to the windshield. "
Consequence:
A lack of washer fluid could impede the driver's view, increasing the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will secure the windshield washer hose to prevent separation, free of charge. the safety recall began on september 7, 2012. owners may contact the chevrolet owner center at 1-866-694-6546.
Recall Number: 11V599000 Recall Date: 12-28-2011 Affected Vehicles: 4,296
Component:
Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc:pads
Summary:
General motors (gm) is recalling certain model year 2012 chevrolet sonic vehicles manufactured from june 2, 2011, through november 21, 2011. on some of these vehicles, the front brake inner or outer pad may be missing.
Consequence:
A missing pad could result in reduced brake system performance, increasing the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front brakes for a missing inner or outer pad. if a brake pad is missing, dealers will install new inner and outer pads, a new brake caliper, and a new rotor. this service will be performed free of charge. the safety recall is expected to begin on or before january 14, 2012
Bulletin Number: 14371B Bulletin Date: 01-01-2015
Component:
062000 engine and engine cooling:cooling system
Summary
General motors: 2011-2014 chevrolet cruze chevrolet sonic/ w 1.4l engine(rpo luj or luv): some model vehicles may experience engine coolant leak from the water pump. this could reduce coolant performance and cause overheating. *lj
Bulletin Number: 14371B Bulletin Date: 01-01-2015
Component:
062000 engine and engine cooling:cooling system
Summary
General motors: 2011-2014 chevrolet cruze chevrolet sonic/ w 1.4l engine(rpo luj or luv): some model vehicles may experience engine coolant leak from the water pump. this could reduce coolant performance and cause overheating. *lj
Bulletin Number: PI-1350 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2014
Component:
016000 steering:electric power assist system
Summary
Chevrolet/buick: electronic power steering (eps) have new steering gears released and applied to new calibrations. old calibrations of eps are combined old eps calibrations. model 2013-14 encore, sonic, trax. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-1350 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2014
Component:
016000 steering:electric power assist system
Summary
Chevrolet/buick: electronic power steering (eps) have new steering gears released and applied to new calibrations. old calibrations of eps are combined old eps calibrations. model 2013-14 encore, sonic, trax. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-1307 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2014
Component:
350000 equipment
Summary
Chevrolet: due to air cleaner outlet duct, located after mass air flow (maf) sensor, causing improper airflow into induction system, the malfunction indicator lamp (mil) will illuminate. model 2012-2014 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-1307 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2014
Component:
353000 equipment:electrical
Summary
Chevrolet: due to air cleaner outlet duct, located after mass air flow (maf) sensor, causing improper airflow into induction system, the malfunction indicator lamp (mil) will illuminate. model 2012-2014 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-1329 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2014
Component:
116000 electrical system:ignition
Summary
Buick/chevrolet: vehicle powers up, whether key in ignition or left in ignition, with cranking and/or cranking of the engine and makes warning chime inoperative. model 2012-15 encore, cruze, sonic, trax. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-1329 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2014
Component:
116000 electrical system:ignition
Summary
Buick/chevrolet: vehicle powers up, whether key in ignition or left in ignition, with cranking and/or cranking of the engine and makes warning chime inoperative. model 2012-15 encore, cruze, sonic, trax. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-1307 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2014
Component:
350000 equipment
Summary
Chevrolet: due to air cleaner outlet duct, located after mass air flow (maf) sensor, causing improper airflow into induction system, the malfunction indicator lamp (mil) will illuminate. model 2012-2014 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-1307 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2014
Component:
353000 equipment:electrical
Summary
Chevrolet: due to air cleaner outlet duct, located after mass air flow (maf) sensor, causing improper airflow into induction system, the malfunction indicator lamp (mil) will illuminate. model 2012-2014 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-1235 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2014
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
General motors: due to loose ground terminal connections, in some vehicles and trucks experience, accessories malfunctions, dic messages, ipc warning indicators, ses light on. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIE-0289 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Some may complain about reduced engine power and/or a reduced engine power message being displayed on the driver information center. engineers need to gather the vehicles' information prior to any attempt to make repairs in order to determi
Bulletin Number: PI-1181 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2014
Component:
111000 electrical system:battery
Summary
Gm: information concerning the replacement of the oil pan heater cord. if the heater cord needs to be replaced then complete battery harness must be replaced. *js
Bulletin Number: PIC-5781-A Bulletin Date: 11-01-2013
Component:
044100 service brakes, air:drum:shoes/linings
Summary
Chevrolet: rotational noise coming from rear of vehicle when braking, in rear drum brake area and need to replace both rear brake drum and shoes on both sides. model 2012-2013 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0018-B Bulletin Date: 11-01-2013
Component:
132000 visibility:glass, side/rear
Summary
General motors: the windows, front and rear, would bind, poor fit, misalignment, makes rattle or squeaking noises, moves slowly and is inoperative. model 2008-2014 vehicles and trucks. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0018-B Bulletin Date: 11-01-2013
Component:
162300 structure:body:door
Summary
General motors: the windows, front and rear, would bind, poor fit, misalignment, makes rattle or squeaking noises, moves slowly and is inoperative. model 2008-2014 vehicles and trucks. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIC-5703 Bulletin Date: 06-01-2013
Component:
091200 fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system
Summary
Chevrolet: needle for fuel gauge is inoperative and fails to move when fuel tank is completely full. also included chevrolet sonic my 2014. *pe updated 08/1/2013 *js
Bulletin Number: PIC-5879 Bulletin Date: 06-01-2013
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Gm: diagnostic tip for many different electrical complaints. *js
Bulletin Number: PIC-5879 Bulletin Date: 06-01-2013
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Gm: diagnostic tip for many different electrical complaints. *js
Bulletin Number: PI-0388-C Bulletin Date: 05-01-2013
Component:
150000 seat belts
Summary
General motors: seat belt could become twisted with the latch plate. *kb
Bulletin Number: PI-0388-C Bulletin Date: 05-01-2013
Component:
151200 seat belts:front:webbing
Summary
General motors: seat belt could become twisted with the latch plate. *kb
Bulletin Number: SB12-08-132-001A Bulletin Date: 04-01-2013
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
General motors: on some trucks and passenger vehicles, accessory power outlets (apo) and trailer lighting are common accessed electrical systems that are affected by devices that are plugged in and become inoperative due to an open fuse an
Bulletin Number: SB12-08-132-001A Bulletin Date: 04-01-2013
Component:
115000 electrical system:fuses and circuit breakers
Summary
General motors: on some trucks and passenger vehicles, accessory power outlets (apo) and trailer lighting are common accessed electrical systems that are affected by devices that are plugged in and become inoperative due to an open fuse an
Bulletin Number: PI0928 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2013
Component:
100000 power train
Summary
Gm: some customers may report a bump, surge or vibration at idle with their foot on the brake. *js
Bulletin Number: PI0928 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2013
Component:
100000 power train
Summary
Gm: some customers may report a bump, surge or vibration at idle with their foot on the brake. *js
Bulletin Number: PI0896 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
350000 equipment
Summary
Buick/cadillac/chevrolet/gmc/saab: some vehicles have floor mats that are difficult to fully seat on carpet side retainer due to floor retainer being broken and various breakpoints for style of retainer and because different styles or desi
Bulletin Number: PI0896 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
356000 equipment adaptive
Summary
Buick/cadillac/chevrolet/gmc/saab: some vehicles have floor mats that are difficult to fully seat on carpet side retainer due to floor retainer being broken and various breakpoints for style of retainer and because different styles or desi
Bulletin Number: PIP-4543-B Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Chevrolet/pontiac/saturn: after removal or replacement of cam actuator, by technician, one or more dtcs in ecm, p0011, p0014, p0016, p0017 are caused by missing actuator oil sleeve. models 2012 sonic, 2011-2012 cruze, 2009-2011 aveo, 200
Bulletin Number: PIC-5615 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
115000 electrical system:fuses and circuit breakers
Summary
Chevrolet: the ipc may be intermittently inoperative while check engine light works. *pe updated 4/22/13. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0851 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
061120 engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger
Summary
Chevrolet: the oil feed pipe needs checking and replaced. if restricted, and turbocharger assembly should be removed and replaced, and the ecm should be verified for latest calibration to allow turbocharge to cool, to reduce likelihood o
Bulletin Number: PI-0851 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
061320 engine and engine cooling:engine:other fuel types:turbo-charger
Summary
Chevrolet: the oil feed pipe needs checking and replaced. if restricted, and turbocharger assembly should be removed and replaced, and the ecm should be verified for latest calibration to allow turbocharge to cool, to reduce likelihood o
Bulletin Number: PI0896 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
350000 equipment
Summary
Buick/cadillac/chevrolet/gmc/saab: some vehicles have floor mats that are difficult to fully seat on carpet side retainer due to floor retainer being broken and various breakpoints for style of retainer and because different styles or desi
Bulletin Number: PI0896 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
356000 equipment adaptive
Summary
Buick/cadillac/chevrolet/gmc/saab: some vehicles have floor mats that are difficult to fully seat on carpet side retainer due to floor retainer being broken and various breakpoints for style of retainer and because different styles or desi
Bulletin Number: PIP-4543-B Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Chevrolet/pontiac/saturn: after removal or replacement of cam actuator, by technician, one or more dtcs in ecm, p0011, p0014, p0016, p0017 are caused by missing actuator oil sleeve. models 2012 sonic, 2011-2012 cruze, 2009-2011 aveo, 200
Bulletin Number: PI-0230 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2013
Component:
105300 power train:driveline:driveshaft
Summary
Buick/chevrolet: there is an oil/fluid leakage under front of vehicle, possibly from wheel drive shaft seals, and engineering is trying to determine root cause of leakage. models 2011-2013 regal, cruze, 2012-2013 verano, sonic.
Bulletin Number: PI-0891 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2013
Component:
111100 electrical system:battery:cables
Summary
Chevrolet: started cable, on battery, needs to be bent at least 90 degrees inward, when replacing starter p/n55576954. model 2012-2013 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0891 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2013
Component:
111100 electrical system:battery:cables
Summary
Chevrolet: started cable, on battery, needs to be bent at least 90 degrees inward, when replacing starter p/n55576954. model 2012-2013 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0230 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2013
Component:
105300 power train:driveline:driveshaft
Summary
Buick/chevrolet: there is an oil/fluid leakage under front of vehicle, possibly from wheel drive shaft seals, and engineering is trying to determine root cause of leakage. models 2011-2013 regal, cruze, 2012-2013 verano, sonic.
Bulletin Number: PI-0324-C Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Gmc/chevrolet/buick: transmission pump needs inspecting due to engine cranking but fails to start, has no forward, no reverse, transmission leaks, hard shift and no cranking. *pe updated 2/25/13. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0324-C Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Gmc/chevrolet/buick: transmission pump needs inspecting due to engine cranking but fails to start, has no forward, no reverse, transmission leaks, hard shift and no cranking. *pe updated 2/25/13. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0851 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2012
Component:
061120 engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger
Summary
Chevrolet: the oil feed pipe needs checking and replaced. if restricted, and turbocharger assembly should be removed and replaced, and the ecm should be verified for latest calibration to allow turbocharge to cool, to reduce likelihood o
Bulletin Number: PI-0851 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2012
Component:
061320 engine and engine cooling:engine:other fuel types:turbo-charger
Summary
Chevrolet: the oil feed pipe needs checking and replaced. if restricted, and turbocharger assembly should be removed and replaced, and the ecm should be verified for latest calibration to allow turbocharge to cool, to reduce likelihood o
Bulletin Number: PI-0826 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2012
Component:
162000 structure:body
Summary
Chevrolet: due to water entering hvac fresh air inlet assembly, the front foot well carpet becomes wet, when on incline and vehicle is elevated on right front. model 2012-2013 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0826 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2012
Component:
162000 structure:body
Summary
Chevrolet: due to water entering hvac fresh air inlet assembly, the front foot well carpet becomes wet, when on incline and vehicle is elevated on right front. model 2012-2013 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0805 Bulletin Date: 09-01-2012
Component:
103300 power train:automatic transmission:gear position indication (prndl)
Summary
Chevrolet: transmission sticks in third gear or flare or slip in third gear or no third gear, due to possible rubbing contact of clutch housing 3-5-r/4-5-6 and reaction carrier hub. model 2012 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0812 Bulletin Date: 09-01-2012
Component:
051120 parking brake:conventional:mechanical:linkage and cable
Summary
Chevrolet: due to adjusting nut being out of alignment or adjustment, the parking brake lever/handle may be loose but does not interfere with the park brake engagement. model 2012 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0805 Bulletin Date: 09-01-2012
Component:
103300 power train:automatic transmission:gear position indication (prndl)
Summary
Chevrolet: transmission sticks in third gear or flare or slip in third gear or no third gear, due to possible rubbing contact of clutch housing 3-5-r/4-5-6 and reaction carrier hub. model 2012 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0812 Bulletin Date: 09-01-2012
Component:
051120 parking brake:conventional:mechanical:linkage and cable
Summary
Chevrolet: due to adjusting nut being out of alignment or adjustment, the parking brake lever/handle may be loose but does not interfere with the park brake engagement. model 2012 sonic. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIP-5049 Bulletin Date: 08-01-2012
Component:
102000 power train:manual transmission
Summary
General motors: difficult to get into or out of gear excessive free play in the shifter. the condition can be caused by a nut that has come loose on the shift tower ( see item 2 located under plug item 1). *js
Bulletin Number: PIP-5049 Bulletin Date: 08-01-2012
Component:
102000 power train:manual transmission
Summary
General motors: difficult to get into or out of gear excessive free play in the shifter. the condition can be caused by a nut that has come loose on the shift tower ( see item 2 located under plug item 1). *js
Bulletin Number: PIC-5703 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2012
Component:
091200 fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system
Summary
Chevrolet: needle for fuel gauge is inoperative and fails to move when fuel tank is completely full. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIC-5704 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2012
Component:
024000 suspension:automatic stability control (asc)
Summary
Chevrolet: some vehicles may exhibits symptoms, after ebcm was replaced, whereby the brake pressure sensor voltage is 5 volts, when released or depressed. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIC-5704 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2012
Component:
025000 electronic stability control
Summary
Chevrolet: some vehicles may exhibits symptoms, after ebcm was replaced, whereby the brake pressure sensor voltage is 5 volts, when released or depressed. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIC-5704 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2012
Component:
026000 traction control system
Summary
Chevrolet: some vehicles may exhibits symptoms, after ebcm was replaced, whereby the brake pressure sensor voltage is 5 volts, when released or depressed. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIE-0219 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2012
Component:
170000 latches/locks/linkages
Summary
Chevrolet: the door or door handles fails to unlock, open or lock, whether on the outside or on inside and using a key. *pe updated 08/28/2012 *js
Bulletin Number: PIE-0219 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2012
Component:
171100 latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch
Summary
Chevrolet: the door or door handles fails to unlock, open or lock, whether on the outside or on inside and using a key. *pe updated 08/28/2012 *js
Bulletin Number: PIC-5704 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2012
Component:
024000 suspension:automatic stability control (asc)
Summary
Chevrolet: some vehicles may exhibits symptoms, after ebcm was replaced, whereby the brake pressure sensor voltage is 5 volts, when released or depressed. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIC-5704 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2012
Component:
025000 electronic stability control
Summary
Chevrolet: some vehicles may exhibits symptoms, after ebcm was replaced, whereby the brake pressure sensor voltage is 5 volts, when released or depressed. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIC-5704 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2012
Component:
026000 traction control system
Summary
Chevrolet: some vehicles may exhibits symptoms, after ebcm was replaced, whereby the brake pressure sensor voltage is 5 volts, when released or depressed. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIE-0219 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2012
Component:
170000 latches/locks/linkages
Summary
Chevrolet: the door or door handles fails to unlock, open or lock, whether on the outside or on inside and using a key. *pe updated 08/28/2012 *js
Bulletin Number: PIE-0219 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2012
Component:
171100 latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch
Summary
Chevrolet: the door or door handles fails to unlock, open or lock, whether on the outside or on inside and using a key. *pe updated 08/28/2012 *js
Bulletin Number: PIP-5023 Bulletin Date: 06-01-2012
Component:
061120 engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger
Summary
Gm: mil due to dtc p0299- turbocharger underboost dtc- inspect for turbocharger waste pivot pin wear. this may be the result of a worn wastegate actuator pivot pin (3), allowing the wastegate to open when it should be closed. *js upda
Bulletin Number: PIC5574A Bulletin Date: 05-01-2012
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Gm:a customer may experience a no crank or no start. the dealer my fin multiple communication codes in history or they may be unable to communicate with certain modules. *js
Bulletin Number: PIC5574A Bulletin Date: 05-01-2012
Component:
116200 electrical system:ignition:module
Summary
Gm:a customer may experience a no crank or no start. the dealer my fin multiple communication codes in history or they may be unable to communicate with certain modules. *js
Bulletin Number: PIT5074F Bulletin Date: 05-01-2012
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Gm: j-35616-64b terminal test probe and replacement terminal. also included models verano, regal, lacrosse, cts, srx, volt, sonic, malibu, impala, equinox, cruze, avalanche, tahoe suburban, silverado, sierra, yukon, and terrain for model
Bulletin Number: PIP5023 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2012
Component:
061120 engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger
Summary
Gm: mil due to dtc p0299- turbocharger underboost dtc- inspect for turbocharger waste pivot pin wear. this may be the result of a worn wastegate actuator pivot pin (3), allowing the wastegate to open when it should be closed. *js
Bulletin Number: PIC5574A Bulletin Date: 05-01-2012
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Gm:a customer may experience a no crank or no start. the dealer my fin multiple communication codes in history or they may be unable to communicate with certain modules. *js
Bulletin Number: PIC5574A Bulletin Date: 05-01-2012
Component:
116200 electrical system:ignition:module
Summary
Gm:a customer may experience a no crank or no start. the dealer my fin multiple communication codes in history or they may be unable to communicate with certain modules. *js
Bulletin Number: PIT5074F Bulletin Date: 05-01-2012
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Gm: j-35616-64b terminal test probe and replacement terminal. also included models verano, regal, lacrosse, cts, srx, volt, sonic, malibu, impala, equinox, cruze, avalanche, tahoe suburban, silverado, sierra, yukon, and terrain for model
Bulletin Number: PIT5074F Bulletin Date: 05-01-2012
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Gm: j-35616-64b terminal test probe and replacement terminal. also included models verano, regal, lacrosse, cts, srx, volt, sonic, malibu, impala, equinox, cruze, avalanche, tahoe suburban, silverado, sierra, yukon, and terrain for model
Bulletin Number: PI-0324-C Bulletin Date: 04-17-2012
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Gmc/chevrolet/buick: transmission pump needs inspecting due to engine cranking but fails to start, has no forward, no reverse, transmission leaks, hard shift and no cranking. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0324-C Bulletin Date: 04-17-2012
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Gmc/chevrolet/buick: transmission pump needs inspecting due to engine cranking but fails to start, has no forward, no reverse, transmission leaks, hard shift and no cranking. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIP-4624-M Bulletin Date: 04-04-2012
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Chevrolet/buick/gmc: restriction, through the pqc, has been placed on the valve control solenoid (tehcm) p/n 24256524 and 24265367, to assist engineering feedback product. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIP-4624-M Bulletin Date: 04-04-2012
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Chevrolet/buick/gmc: restriction, through the pqc, has been placed on the valve control solenoid (tehcm) p/n 24256524 and 24265367, to assist engineering feedback product. *pe
Bulletin Number: SB-12020 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2012
Component:
140000 air bags
Summary
Gm: see document search button for owner letter. driver airbag inspection. *kb updated 5/23/12. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIE-0197B Bulletin Date: 04-01-2012
Component:
102000 power train:manual transmission
Summary
Buick/chevrolet: manual transmission shift lever concerns - loose, noise when shifted, hard to shift into gear or proper gear not selected when shifted. *kb
Bulletin Number: PI0715 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2012
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Gm: engine rattle/knock noise, loose or broken front crankshaft pulley bolt and/or flywheel bolts. *js
Bulletin Number: PIC5662 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2012
Component:
121000 exterior lighting:headlights
Summary
Gm: message center does not display codes 18: left low beam failure and/or 20: right low beam failure. *js
Bulletin Number: SB-12020 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2012
Component:
140000 air bags
Summary
Gm: see document search button for owner letter. driver airbag inspection. *kb updated 5/23/12. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIE-0197B Bulletin Date: 04-01-2012
Component:
102000 power train:manual transmission
Summary
Buick/chevrolet: manual transmission shift lever concerns - loose, noise when shifted, hard to shift into gear or proper gear not selected when shifted. *kb
Bulletin Number: PI0715 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2012
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Gm: engine rattle/knock noise, loose or broken front crankshaft pulley bolt and/or flywheel bolts. *js
Bulletin Number: PIC5662 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2012
Component:
121000 exterior lighting:headlights
Summary
Gm: message center does not display codes 18: left low beam failure and/or 20: right low beam failure. *js
Bulletin Number: PI0670B Bulletin Date: 03-01-2012
Component:
103400 power train:automatic transmission:lever and linkage:column shift
Summary
Gm: diagnostic tips for dtc p0776, slips when reverse is selected or no reverse. slip or flare when shifting into third/ fifth gear or no third/fifth gear. also included model chevrolet captiva sport model year 2012. model chevrolet orlando
Bulletin Number: SB-12027 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2012
Component:
070000 fuel system, gasoline
Summary
Service update for inventory and customer vehicles. fuel pipe quick connect replacement. expires with base warranty. *kb
Bulletin Number: PI0670B Bulletin Date: 03-01-2012
Component:
103400 power train:automatic transmission:lever and linkage:column shift
Summary
Gm: diagnostic tips for dtc p0776, slips when reverse is selected or no reverse. slip or flare when shifting into third/ fifth gear or no third/fifth gear. also included model chevrolet captiva sport model year 2012. model chevrolet orlando
Bulletin Number: SB-12027 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2012
Component:
070000 fuel system, gasoline
Summary
Service update for inventory and customer vehicles. fuel pipe quick connect replacement. expires with base warranty. *kb
Bulletin Number: PIC-5625 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2012
Component:
010000 steering
Summary
Chevrolet: during highway speeds, the steering is sensitive and vehicle may wander. *pe updated 4/18/12. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0670 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2012
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Gmc/buick/chevrolet: transmission slips when in reverse or not in reverse, 3rd gear or no 3rd gear, flare shifting to 5th or no 5th gear. *pe updated 4/17/12. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0671 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2012
Component:
015100 steering:hydraulic power assist:pump
Summary
General motors: reservoir for power steering fluid is heat damaged and leaking. may caused problems with power steering pump. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0671 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2012
Component:
015300 steering:hydraulic power assist:power steering fluid
Summary
General motors: reservoir for power steering fluid is heat damaged and leaking. may caused problems with power steering pump. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI0675 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2012
Component:
061120 engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger
Summary
Gm: information for no trouble found (ntf) turbochargers returned to warranty part center (wpc). *js
Bulletin Number: PIC-5625 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2012
Component:
010000 steering
Summary
Chevrolet: during highway speeds, the steering is sensitive and vehicle may wander. *pe updated 4/18/12. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0670 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2012
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Gmc/buick/chevrolet: transmission slips when in reverse or not in reverse, 3rd gear or no 3rd gear, flare shifting to 5th or no 5th gear. *pe updated 4/17/12. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0671 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2012
Component:
015100 steering:hydraulic power assist:pump
Summary
General motors: reservoir for power steering fluid is heat damaged and leaking. may caused problems with power steering pump. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0671 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2012
Component:
015300 steering:hydraulic power assist:power steering fluid
Summary
General motors: reservoir for power steering fluid is heat damaged and leaking. may caused problems with power steering pump. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI0675 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2012
Component:
061120 engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger
Summary
Gm: information for no trouble found (ntf) turbochargers returned to warranty part center (wpc). *js
Bulletin Number: PIC-5615 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2012
Component:
115000 electrical system:fuses and circuit breakers
Summary
Chevrolet: the ipc may be intermittently inoperative while check engine light works. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0626 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2011
Component:
Air bags:frontal:driver side inflator module
Summary
Buick/chevrolet: it is hard to remove driver's side air bag due to revised spring design, which causes higher retaining force between driver's side air bag and steering wheel. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIP-4990 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2011
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Buick/chevrolet/gmc/pontiac/saturn: some model year vehicles may experience service engine soon (ses) lamp illuminated. issue may be caused by the control solenoid/module assembly or may have damaged or poor terminals for under hood fuse
Bulletin Number: PIP-4990 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2011
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Buick/chevrolet/gmc/pontiac/saturn: some model year vehicles may experience service engine soon (ses) lamp illuminated. issue may be caused by the control solenoid/module assembly or may have damaged or poor terminals for under hood fuse
Bulletin Number: PI-0626 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2011
Component:
141200 air bags:frontal:driver side inflator module
Summary
Buick/chevrolet: it is hard to remove driver's side air bag due to revised spring design, which causes higher retaining force between driver's side air bag and steering wheel. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIP-4990 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2011
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Buick/chevrolet/gmc/pontiac/saturn: some model year vehicles may experience service engine soon (ses) lamp illuminated. issue may be caused by the control solenoid/module assembly or may have damaged or poor terminals for under hood fuse
Bulletin Number: PIP-4990 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2011
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Buick/chevrolet/gmc/pontiac/saturn: some model year vehicles may experience service engine soon (ses) lamp illuminated. issue may be caused by the control solenoid/module assembly or may have damaged or poor terminals for under hood fuse
Bulletin Number: PIC-5583 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2011
Component:
Air bags:frontal
Summary
Chevrolet: information pertaining to light for sir illuminates on dash on certain model year 2012 vehicles in regards to drivers air bag deployment loop stage one or two circuit concern. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIC-5583 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2011
Component:
141000 air bags:frontal
Summary
Chevrolet: information pertaining to light for sir illuminates on dash on certain model year 2012 vehicles in regards to drivers air bag deployment loop stage one or two circuit concern. *pe
Bulletin Number: RB-11298 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2011
Component:
Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings
Summary
Chevrolet: see document search button for owner letter. on certain vehicles, an inaccurately installed fuel filler hose clamp not connected properly to inlet check valve, can release vapors into the air. *pe
Bulletin Number: RB-11298 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2011
Component:
072200 fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings
Summary
Chevrolet: see document search button for owner letter. on certain vehicles, an inaccurately installed fuel filler hose clamp not connected properly to inlet check valve, can release vapors into the air. *pe
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