Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: Ahh, the ole' sophomore slump. The 2008 Acadia suffers from widespread transmission failure around 75,000 miles.


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
23,000 miles

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2008 GMC Acadia seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2008 GMC Acadia Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 132009


  • 23,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 GMC Acadia. The contact stated that the side air bags suddenly deployed after turning the vehicle at approximately 2 mph. There were no warning indicators prior to the failure. The vehicle was towed to the dealer and they stated that it would take two weeks to repair. The contact was on a trip at the time, so she pushed the air bags back in and continued driving the vehicle. She took the vehicle to her local dealer and had it repaired. The manufacturer has not been notified. The current and failure mileages were approximately 23,000.

- Apache Junction, AZ, USA

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