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Air Bag Deployed For No Reason


really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
194,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
1996 Pontiac Grand Am seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1996 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 152016

Grand Am SE 2.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 241,000 miles


Driving South bound on Highway 35 in MN at about 70 mph my air bag decided it was time to explode. Thankfully there was enough room in front of me i could make it over to the shoulder with out hitting anyone or anything.

I didn't hit anything but the air bag light came on while driving and then boom... not a nice way to spend your afternoon....

- , Montgomery, MN, USA

problem #1

Aug 072010

Grand Am SE 2.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 148,000 miles

My daughter was driving at 30 mph when the air bag suddenly deployed. At the same time all of the warning lights on the dash came on and all of the gauges except the speedometer and gas gauge quit working.

- , Summerville, SC, USA

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