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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
150,000 miles

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1998 Chevrolet Prizm seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Chevrolet Prizm Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 012011


  • 150,000 miles


The contact owns a 1998 Chevrolet Prizm. The contact stated that the driver and passenger seat belt receptacles failed and the seat belts could not be locked. The dealer advised that the receptacle was no longer available. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer also advised the contact that the receptacle was no longer available. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 150,000 and the current mileage was 160,000.

- Phoenix , AZ, USA

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