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Crashes / Fires:
7 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
7 / 1
Average Mileage:
46,831 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2010 Chevrolet Camaro seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2010 Chevrolet Camaro Owner Comments (Page 3 of 3)

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problem #7

Jul 012013

Camaro 6-cyl

  • 100,000 miles


Vehicle displays a "service airbag" light and message in the message display. I was told that this will lead to a non-deployable airbag in case of an accident. Several people have the same problem. I was told that the sensor is defective.

- Horizon City, TX, USA

problem #6

Oct 092013

Camaro 6-cyl

  • 38,000 miles
Passenger air bag sensor did not detect a passenger in the seat, had to pay $$ to have this replaced. On star red light was also on then green on & off. On star said it a communication failed & with the accident notification. The car was checked at dealership same time the air bag sensor was checked. Then checked 2 more times since. The dealership could not find the problem & told us they would have to take dash & console out to find problem at our expense & our expense for a diagnostic again. We now have the car at a different GM dealership that has a testing instrument for the antenna and. It charging us for the diagnostic. We bought this car off show room at dealership for our daughter to have a dependable safe car to get her through high school & college. No the extended warranty hasn't covered any of this.

- Rush Springs, OK, USA

problem #5

Dec 252013

Camaro 6-cyl

  • 55,000 miles
I have taken my car into the dealership and had them check it out to see what is wrong and for $100 diagnosis charge. They told me that it needs a new passenger airbag sensor...on the repair ticket it is stated as dtc B0081 passenger seat problem. I have around 55,000 miles and no warranty left. Researched this issue and found many types of GM Chevy models with the same issue. This cost should not be on the consumer and should be investigated. If you can help please email me at [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- St Louis, MO, USA

problem #4

Jun 032013

Camaro 8-cyl

  • 38,000 miles


Repair air bag light displays on instrument panel. Car take to dealership and even though I bought extended warranty the say it's not covered and the want $600 to fix it. I checked internet and there are lots of people having the same problem.

- El Paso , TX, USA

problem #3

Apr 232012


  • 22,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro. The contact stated that the driver was traveling over a two mile stretch when the vehicle suddenly and rapidly accelerated without warning. The vehicle accelerated to 110 mph and proceeded to travel through a four-way stop sign. The driver then engaged the emergency brake in an attempt to stop the unintended acceleration and the rear of the vehicle became erratically uncontrollable. The vehicle then traveled over a curb and crashed into the side of a residence. The air bags failed to deploy. The driver was killed in the impact. The vehicle was not inspected for the cause of the failure. A police report was not filed. The failure and the current mileage was 22,000. The VIN was not available.

- Katy, TX, USA

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problem #2

Jul 102012

Camaro 6-cyl

  • 40,853 miles
My passenger side airbag does not recognize when I have a passenger that meets the weight requirements, I have read several forums of same problems and can't seem to get Chevy to realize this is a malfunction and a safety issue, I think that a recall should be made and this should not be owners expense, but my local dealer says it is. This posses a threat to my passengers and could cause malfunction in any of my airbags.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

problem #1

Jun 092010


  • 5,500 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro 2ss. While driving 55 mph the air bag warning light illuminated. The dealer inspected the vehicle and advised her that the vehicle was safe to drive out of town. The dealer was unable to confirm if the air bags would deploy if the vehicle was involved in a crash. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer four times for the failure. On the fourth visit, the air bag modular was replaced. The failure mileage was 5,500 and the current mileage was 9,600.

- Iowa Falls, IA, USA

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