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NHTSA — Air Bags Problems

2007 Saturn Sky (Page 3 of 8)

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,281 miles

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2007 Saturn Sky seat belts / air bags problems

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2007 Saturn Sky Owner Comments (Page 3 of 8)

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problem #117

Dec 082015

Sky

  • miles

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

I got the check airbag. Took to Chevy dealership. Repalaced under " good will". 33K on my odometer. 46K on my odometer it is back again called GM. They know it is defective but because a qtyy of people have not die yet they are doing a recall

- Forest City, NC, USA

problem #116

Oct 162015

Sky

  • 92,350 miles
My passenger pressance control module came on after my passenger leaned forward in my car while at a stop light. It now comes on everytime I start my car whether I have a passenger or not.

- Fort Myers, FL, USA

problem #115

Oct 042015

Sky 4-cyl

  • 51,774 miles
The passenger presence system module has gone out. I have done all circuit testing, research and priced the repairs. I am a service technician of 6 years and have worked for GM for the first 3. almost every Saturn Sky I know of has had the pps module fail, and we have many reports and pictures of the passenger air bag not deploying during collisions, sometimes the driver does not either. This is close to a $1000 fix, considering the price of the pps module by itself is $500+ from the dealer. My vehicle was stationary, and in motion, city and highway when this failure occured. The pps module does not recognize a passenger in the car and therefore does not turn the passenger air bag on. The first time it did it, 10 minutes into driving, it turned on and the air bag light went off. A few minutes later it cycled back off, lit up the air bag light and said, 'service air bag, ' on the dic. It cycled one more time to on, and then back off a few minutes later and now stays off. The entire time it cycled back and forth there was a passenger in the car. As a technician and a car enthusiast, I am well aware that cars have to be maintained and expensive parts will be bought over the years, but the overwhelming evidence that there is a problem with the Saturn Sky's air bag system is concerning and I would hope, with as many recalls have gone out over the last several years, that NHTSA, and GM, would do something about it before someone gets hurt like people did in the cobalt ignition recalls. I also have a cobalt, so I know all about that as well. Thank you for your time, and I hope someone will actually investigate this instead of ignoring it and people get hurt. If it was your own vehicle, you would be alarmed as well. Also, there is concern that the 2005-07 Cadillac cts airbag recall was the same part number used in the 2007 Sky, possibly 07-10. I do not have proof of that, yet.

- Gautier, MS, USA

problem #114

Sep 092015

Sky

  • 73,300 miles

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

My passenger pressance control module came on after my passenger leaned forward in my car while at a stop light. It now comes on everything I start my car whether I have a passenger or not. My local GMC quote 889 to fix this and even he said that's pretty expensive (note that the quoted price included labor).

- Long Beach, CA, USA

problem #113

Sep 172015

Sky

  • 14,700 miles
Passenger airbag presence switch failed which is common among owners of this same vehicle. Great expense to repair. GM should recall as it is so prevalent before a fatality occurs.

- Brooklyn, NY, USA

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problem #112

Sep 152015

Sky

  • 27,000 miles
The passenger side airbag sensor failed in my 2007 Saturn Sky. The car has approximately 27K miles and failed when my 7 year old son sat in the seat as we were getting ready to leave on errands. The cost to fix the sensor is prohibitively expensive and is occuring more and more frequently in this family of cars. This causes the airbag not to function with a passenger in the car. In the event of a wreck the airbag not deploying could cause the fatality of the passenger.

- Eureka, CA, USA

problem #111

Sep 182015

Sky

  • 9,100 miles

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

The passenger air bag sign says off can not reset,

- Cape Coral, FL, USA

problem #110

Sep 252014

Sky

  • 27,000 miles
Passenger side airbag indicator does not detect person sitting in passenger seat. My guess is that it has a faulty sensor.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #109

Sep 182015

Sky

  • 65,427 miles
Passenger airbag does not respond to whether someone is sitting in the seat and the airbag light is on on dash.

- Pasadena, MD, USA

problem #108

Sep 132015

Sky

  • 13,400 miles
Service air bag warning appears on dash with no passenger in the vehicle. The warning appears every time I start the car. When a passenger is in the vehicle the passenger air bag indicator always reads "off".

- Wyoming, MN, USA

problem #107

Oct 152014

Sky

  • 18,000 miles

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

Car indicated that the air bags were not functioning

- Port Huron, MI, USA

problem #106

Aug 192015

Sky

  • 66,000 miles
Passenger side air bag seat sensor defective

- Manalapan, NJ, USA

problem #105

Dec 122014

Sky

  • 70,000 miles
The airbag sensor shuts off. Used to be periodic but now appears to be permanently off. Started happening right after recall repaired on the ignition switch.

- Cherokee Village, AR, USA

problem #104

Jun 012015

Sky

  • 51,000 miles
The passenger presence sensor has failed in my vehicle. Any passenger in the car faces added risk if an accident were to occur. It is prohibitively costly (my estimate from the dealership is $800) to do this repair. Given the frequency of this identical failure across this vehicle platform, I find it to be a manufacturer's defect and request their assistance.

- Williston, FL, USA

problem #103

Aug 022015

Sky

  • 74,000 miles
Air bag light on all the time passenger seat sensor defective

- Cornwall, TX, USA

problem #102

Jul 092015

Sky

  • 41,000 miles
Just driving out of parking lot and service airbag light illuminated. It appears as though a very significant number of other Pontiac solstice and Saturn Sky owners share this problem and it is apparently a $1000 fix for a known design defect. This should be a recall.

- Inglewood, CA, USA

problem #101

Jun 152010

Sky

  • 35,000 miles
Service air bag warning appeared on dash with no passenger in the vehicle while driving down the highway. The warning appears every time I start the car. When a passenger is in the vehicle the passenger air bag indicator always reads "off".

- Lumberton, NC, USA

problem #100

Jun 252015

Sky

  • 36,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Saturn Sky. Immediately after starting the vehicle, the air bar light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The technician diagnosed that the air bag module was defective and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 36,000.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #99

Jun 102014

Sky

  • 75,000 miles
Car states air bag passenger not working. No one will help

- Moreno Valley, CA, USA

problem #98

Jun 252014

Sky

  • 24,800 miles
Passenger presence system (pps) sensor failed

- Webster, NY, USA

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