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Airbags Deployed While Driving


really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
91,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
1996 Pontiac Bonneville seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1996 Pontiac Bonneville Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 102011

Bonneville V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 91,000 miles


I'm driving down 322 W when I reach 57MPH I put my cruise control and in about 3 minutes both airbags deployed. Thank God I had my windows open because the powder that came out from the airbags nearly suffocated me. I had a severe headache last evening and today my back hurts and that awful taste from the airbag powder is still in my mouth. I have talked to several people and nobody has ever heard of airbags deploying while driving. The airbag warning light did come on but I did not know I had to pull over because airbag light was on. My glasses were thrown off of my face and I was shaking all over. Nobody stopped to help me.

- , Harrisburg, PA, USA

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