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NHTSA — Air Bags: Frontal: Sensor/Control Module Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
99,000 miles

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1998 Pontiac Grand Am seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 012006

Grand Am 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 99,000 miles


The contact owns a 1998 Pontiac Grand Am GT. The contact stated that the air bag light illuminated and the vehicle was taken to the dealer. A few months later, she returned to the dealer because the light would not dim. The mechanic performed a diagnostic and stated that the air bag sensor failed, which could prevent the air bags from deploying. The current mileage is 100,300 and failure mileage was 99,000.

- Williamsburg , VA, USA

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