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Airbags Did Not Deploy On Front Impact Seal Of Avoid Like The Plague


really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
88,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
1999 Pontiac Grand Am seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1999 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 232002

Grand Am V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 88,000 miles


I hit a stop sign head on at 70 mph. Went in and out of 2 ditches. and then flipped end over end 10 times. Driver or Passenger Air bags did not deploy. 4 passengers were ejected from the vehicle. I was left in the driver seat.

I cracked 2 ribs and punctured my left lung due to impact on the steering wheel. The car was a Total Loss.

I called GM to inquire about the airbags. I was told that I needed to hit a sensor in order for them to deploy. I told them that unless it was under the seats. I was sure I had. Was told. I must not have or they would have come out.

- , Baton Rouge, LA, USA

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