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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
63 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
38 / 1
Average Mileage:
13,743 miles

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1998 Honda Civic seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Honda Civic Owner Comments (Page 3 of 4)

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problem #36

Sep 011998

Civic

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Both driver and passenger side air bags failed to deploy during two accidents, both accidents had significant front end to warrant deployment of both airbags, injury to consumer during 2nd accident (facial).

- Shippenvile, PA, USA

problem #35

Jan 192000

Civic

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer's daugther was driving about 35 mph, when attempting to avoid a pedestrian, rear ended another vehicle. Upon impact, air bags did not deploy.

- Val Harbour, FL, USA

problem #34

Jan 192000

Civic

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer's daugther was driving about 35 mph, when attempting to avoid a pedestrian, rear ended another vehicle. Upon impact, air bags did not deploy.

- Val Harbour, FL, USA

problem #33

Dec 291999

(reported on)

Civic

  • miles

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

No deployment of the air bags during accident, minor injuries to consumer head, neck.

- Conroc, TX, USA

problem #32

Dec 291999

(reported on)

Civic

  • miles
No deployment of the air bags during accident, minor injuries to consumer head, neck.

- Conroc, TX, USA

problem #31

Jan 202000

(reported on)

Civic

  • miles
Consumer was involved in 50 mph frontal collision in which driver's/passenger's air bags did not deploy.

- St Mathews, SC, USA

problem #30

Jan 202000

(reported on)

Civic

  • miles

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

Consumer was involved in 50 mph frontal collision in which driver's/passenger's air bags did not deploy.

- St Mathews, SC, USA

problem #29

Nov 151999

Civic

  • miles
My wife regina was driving the car she hit a car broadside that had run a red light. She was going about 20 miles per hour, and the other car was going about 25 miles per hour. The failure was that the air bags did not deploy. Officer peterson from the meadville city police filed the accident report. The accident happened at the intersection of Park Avenue and North street in the city of meadville, pa 16335.

- Lock Haven, PA, USA

problem #28

Nov 151999

Civic

  • miles
My wife regina was driving the car she hit a car broadside that had run a red light. She was going about 20 miles per hour, and the other car was going about 25 miles per hour. The failure was that the air bags did not deploy. Officer peterson from the meadville city police filed the accident report. The accident happened at the intersection of Park Avenue and North street in the city of meadville, pa 16335.

- Lock Haven, PA, USA

problem #27

Nov 201999

Civic

  • miles
Was traveling approximately 40-45mph when another vehicle cut quickly out of lane to right. Left little space between other vehicle which was rearended. Upon impact, neither air bag deployed.

- Lombard, IL, USA

problem #26

Nov 201999

Civic

  • miles

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

Was traveling approximately 40-45mph when another vehicle cut quickly out of lane to right. Left little space between other vehicle which was rearended. Upon impact, neither air bag deployed.

- Lombard, IL, USA

problem #25

Nov 141998

Civic

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The consumer has been experiencing problems with driver's and passenger's sides air bags. When involved in a front collision, airbags deployed too early, causing unnecessary damage. Dealership has been contacted..et.

- Marksville, LA, USA

problem #24

Nov 141998

Civic

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The consumer has been experiencing problems with driver's and passenger's sides air bags. When involved in a front collision, airbags deployed too early, causing unnecessary damage. Dealership has been contacted..et.

- Marksville, LA, USA

problem #23

Sep 211999

(reported on)

Civic

  • miles
Consumer was involved in a 40 mph frontal collision in which the driver's and passenger's air bags did not deploy.

- Palm Springs, FL, USA

problem #22

Sep 211999

(reported on)

Civic

  • miles
Consumer was involved in a 40 mph frontal collision in which the driver's and passenger's air bags did not deploy.

- Palm Springs, FL, USA

problem #21

Nov 261998

Civic

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Driver and passenger side airbag experienced no deployment during collision.

- Upland, CA, USA

problem #20

Nov 261998

Civic

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Driver and passenger side airbag experienced no deployment during collision.

- Upland, CA, USA

problem #19

Jun 101999

Civic

  • miles
Have had three tires go flat within the first year of ownership. Accident was head on into another vehicle who pulled out damaging entire front of car, airbags did not deploy. Floorboard leak was repaired and sealed within 1 week of ownership.( dot number: Db7J C11 tire size: P185/65R14 )

- Milford, OH, USA

problem #18

Jun 101999

Civic

  • miles
Have had three tires go flat within the first year of ownership. Accident was head on into another vehicle who pulled out damaging entire front of car, airbags did not deploy. Floorboard leak was repaired and sealed within 1 week of ownership.( dot number: Db7J C11 tire size: P185/65R14 )

- Milford, OH, USA

problem #17

May 171999

Civic

  • miles
While driving 60 mph vehicle changed lane, and for some reason it went out of control and spinned around, hitting a tree at a frontal impact. Upon impact, driver's and passenger's airbags did not deploy, which did not protect the occupants in the crash. Please provide further information and VIN#.

- Mesquite, TX, USA

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