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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,000 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Suburban seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2002 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 272003

Suburban

  • 30,000 miles

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

While driving at 45 mph vehicle was forced off of the road into oncoming traffic. Consumer swerved to avoid a head on collision with another vehicle. This action caused the vehicle to crash through a fence, run into a ditch, and collide head on with an oak tree. Seat belts were worn, but at the time of the impact, the latch came apart. Vehicle was equipped with front and side air air bags. Upon impact, they did not deploy. Consumer's knee was broken, and he suffered a concussion. Police and medical help did arrive on the scene. Manufacturer and the dealer have been notified of the incident.

- Stockdale, TX, USA

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