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Crashes / Fires:
3 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,708 miles

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2002 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2002 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 102015

S-10 Pickup

  • miles


The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet S-10. The contact stated that while driving, the air bag on light was illuminated. The contact merged to the shoulder of the road and powered off the air bag with the switch. The contact stated that suddenly the vehicle failed to restart and was pushed back to the residence. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #3

Feb 132007

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 22,000 miles
- the contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 with a current and failure mileage of 22,000. On February 13, 2007 H the contact was sitting at a traffic light on a dry day when a vehicle going approximately 45 mph hit him in the rear, causing the contacts vehicle to collide into the rear of the vehicle in front of him. Upon impact, no air bags deployed. The vehicle was towed to state farm insurance company, and the vehicle was totaled. The contact stated that no reason was given for why the air bags did not deploy. The consumer stated the drivers seat broke. Updated 05/08/07.

- Pasco, WA, USA

problem #2

May 142003

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 12,833 miles
Air bag never deployed when my 2002 Chevy xtreme S10 was hit on left front side and front end.

- Lancaster, PA, USA

problem #1

May 012002

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Airbags failed to deploy when accelerator locked up on vehicle and consumer lost control. Dealer contacted.

- Clinton, SC, USA

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