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NHTSA — Air Bags: Frontal Problems

1995 Chevrolet Astro Van (Page 1 of 2)

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
21 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
11 / 2
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1995 Chevrolet Astro Van seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1995 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #21

Dec 012000

Astro Van

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Vehicle involved in a frontal collision with a Ford, Ranger at 45 mph. Upon impact, driver's air bag did not deploy. Dealer / manufacturer notified. Please feel free to provide any further details on this matter.

- Spring, TX, USA

problem #20

Jun 052000

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles
While in an accident traveling 50mph air bags did not deploy. Manufacturer was contacted.

- Maryville, TN, USA

problem #19

Feb 072000

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles
Consumer was in an accident. He was inside of a parking lot and another vehicle ran into him, and the airbag went off in his face. The consumer wants to know why the airbag went off.

- Joplin, MS, USA

problem #18

Oct 301999

Astro Van

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Van involved in car accident. My van broadsided a 1990 lebaron. I was traveling approx. 35 mph. The airbag did not deploy. Chevrolet inspected the van and found no defects, but they refused to provide a copy of their investigation. The investigation was confidential, but they did not provide a reason for the airbag not deploying.

- Campobello, SC, USA

problem #17

Nov 111994

Astro Van

  • miles
ABS brakes fail to stop vehicle right away when applied. Would kick in later. Had trouble since 1994. The last time ABS brakes were applied, they locked up & another vehicle was rearended. Air bag did not deploy. Taking vehicle to dealer, again, to check brakes out.

- Columbia City, OR, USA

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problem #16

May 101999

Astro Van

  • miles
Consumer was involved in a head-on collision traveling about 40-50 mph. Upon impact, driver's side air bag did not deploy. Also driver's side air bag did not lock upon impact. Vehicle was totaled.

- Darencro, LA, USA

problem #15

May 101999

Astro Van

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Consumer was involved in a head-on collision traveling about 40-50 mph. Upon impact, driver's side air bag did not deploy. Also driver's side air bag did not lock upon impact. Vehicle was totaled.

- Darencro, LA, USA

problem #14

Apr 151999

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle invoved in an accdent, broadsiding another vehicle at approximately 35 mph. Upon impact, driver's air bag failed to deploy. Manufacturer notified, and had nothing postive to say. Seeking NHTSA for help in this matter.

- Kernersville, NC, USA

problem #13

Jan 201999

Astro Van

  • miles
Vehiicle invovled in a head-on collision at appoximately 55 mph. Upon impact, driver's air bag did not deploy. Dealer / manufacturer were not notified at this time.

- Shubuta, MS, USA

problem #12

Dec 041996

Astro Van

  • miles
Driver's air bags failed to deploy during collison.

- Clovis, CA, USA

problem #11

Feb 211997

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Another vehicle ran stop sign, Astro hit other vehicle broadside at 50 mph; the front of Astro was damaged; driver's air bag did not deploy. Driver was injured.

- Oak Island, NC, USA

problem #10

Mar 241997

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was involved in a crash going about 20 mph, hit a cement pole head-on and the air bags did not deploy. The whole front end of vehicle was damaged. Driver of vehicle was killed, cause of death was determined as a heart attack.

- Brooksville, FL, USA

problem #9

Mar 241997

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was involved in a crash going about 20 mph, hit a cement pole head-on and the air bags did not deploy. The whole front end of vehicle was damaged. Driver of vehicle was killed, cause of death was determined as a heart attack.

- Brooksville, FL, USA

problem #8

Dec 011996

Astro Van

  • miles
Driving vehicle, another vehicle heading towards Astro spun out of control, put on ABS brakes, van did not stop, vehicle was hit head-on, air bag fell into driver's lap and filled vehicle with smoke, seat belt restrained but left bruises.

- Greenville, MS, USA

problem #7

Nov 141996

Astro Van

  • miles
During a frontal impact accident at 15 mph, the driver's side air bag did not deploy.

- Upper Malboro, MD, USA

problem #6

Jun 291996

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
No deployment of driver's air bag during a frontal crash, resulting in injuries.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #5

Jan 101996

Astro Van

  • miles
No deployment of drivers air bag during head on collision. The shoulder harness did not restrai the consumer and the air bag did not deploy during impact.

- Omaha, NE, USA

problem #4

Jan 201996

Astro Van

  • miles
Frontal collision impact 12:00 position speed 20mph driver side airbag did not deploy.

- Albuquerque, NM, USA

problem #3

Jan 221996

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles
The truck was in park and the truck slips out of gear then rolled down the hill hit a tree and airbag didn't deploy, the sliding door feel off while getting out.

- Kansas, MO, USA

problem #2

Aug 211995

Astro Van

  • miles
Air bag failed to deploy upon rear ending dead stop totaling vehicle.

- Antilope, CA, USA

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