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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
5 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Chevrolet Suburban seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #5

Aug 052002

Suburban

  • miles

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

Consumer was involved in a front collision at 25-30mph, and air bags did not deploy.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #4

Oct 082000

Suburban

  • miles
While driving a 55 mph hit a Dodge Dakota and driver's/passenger's airbags did not deploy, and did not protect occupants in this crash.

- Chagrin Falls, OH, USA

problem #3

Jul 041999

Suburban 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
During impact with another vehicle the master cylinder sheared off the fire wall rendering brakes inoperable after impact. Do deployment of driver nor passenger side air bag resulted in driver suffered a fratured sternum. Vehicle totaled.

- Fremont, MI, USA

problem #2

Jul 041999

Suburban 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
During impact with another vehicle the master cylinder sheared off the fire wall rendering brakes inoperable after impact. Do deployment of driver nor passenger side air bag resulted in driver suffered a fratured sternum. Vehicle totaled.

- Fremont, MI, USA

problem #1

Jul 041999

Suburban 4WD Diesel

  • miles
My vehicle ran head-on into the side of a car that ran a stop sign. My car was so damaged that the insurance adjustor "totaled" it. The impact was so severe that I, the driver, sustained a fracture of the sternum (I was wearing a seat belt with shoulder harness). The air bags of my car did not go off, but the air bags of the car I hit did go off. On impact the brake mastercylinder with the power assist unit was broken off the fire wall by the ABS module. Therefore I did not have any brakes and rolled for another 300 feet before coming to rest against a tree in the lower shoulder of the road.

- Fremont, MI, USA

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