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NHTSA — Air Bags Problems

2008 Saturn Sky (Page 3 of 3)

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
5 / 0
Average Mileage:
46,865 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2008 Saturn Sky seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2008 Saturn Sky Owner Comments (Page 3 of 3)

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problem #14

Oct 012014

Sky

  • 61,000 miles

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

Service air bag light has come and passenger side seat sensor is malfunctioning. This is an extreme concern to me because if the vehicle were to get in a wreck with a child in the passenger seat the air bag may deploy and fatally injure the young passenger. General Motors needs to recall all Saturn Sky roadsters from years 2007-2010 as all model years are affected. This is not an isolated issue. This issue has occurred with many other vehicles as a small amount of research can indicate. Thank you!

- Saratoga Springs, UT, USA

problem #13

Sep 082014

Sky

  • 73,400 miles
Warning light shows airbag needs to be serviced with no crash incident. Dealer will not fix or recall without large fee. I noticed lots of other recalls for same part on other GM cars.

- Antioch, TN, USA

problem #12

Jun 082013

Sky 4-cyl

  • 38,600 miles
Passenger airbag light is on continuously. Dealer wanted $900+ to fix. They charges me $100+ just to diagnose it & tell me there was a problem in the airbag sensor. This should be considered a "safety issue" & should be fixed at the mfgs expense.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #11

Aug 152014

Sky 4-cyl

  • 68,000 miles

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

The passenger side air bag seat sensor is failing and is a known issue by GM and Saturn, this is a known safety issue that is endangering people's lives.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #10

May 092014

Sky

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Saturn Sky. The contact received a recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 14V047000 (air bags, electrical system). The dealer stated that the parts were unavailable to repair the vehicle and could not provide an estimate date of arrival. The manufacturer was not notified. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Littleton, CO, USA

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problem #9

Jun 232014

Sky 4-cyl

  • 72,000 miles
Passenger airbag light, the passenger airbag sensor is bad indicating it will not work in case of an accident.

- Fort Smith, AR, USA

problem #8

Jan 022012

Sky 4-cyl

  • 25,000 miles

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

Passenger air bag light says off when someone is seated or unseated. Also shows red error airbag light on dash. Per the GM dealer, they say the passenger airbag will not deploy. This is a major safety issue that needs to be recalled.

- Plantation, FL, USA

problem #7

May 012014

Sky

  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Saturn Sky. The contact stated that the passenger side air bag sensor was defective and caused the air bag to deactivate. The dealer stated that the air bag sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 60,000.

- Phenix, AL, USA

problem #6

Apr 012014

Sky

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Saturn Sky. The contact received NHTSA recall campaign id number 14V047000 (air bags, electrical system) and for 14V171000 (electrical system however, the dealer informed the contact that the repair could not be performed because the necessary parts were unavailable. The manufacturer was not notified of the delay. There were no failures.

- Manila, AR, USA

problem #5

Mar 212014

Sky 4-cyl

  • 30,000 miles
The vehicle was being driven at highway speeds, upon avoiding a collision with another vehicle, the Saturn Sky I was in had collided with the concrete center divider and became airborn. The airbags did not deploy after first colliding with the divider, nor after it had landed back onto its wheels. Hazard lights were operable, onstar did not activate. Injuries were sustained to both the driver and passenger.

- Fort Worth , TX, USA

problem #4

Apr 032014

Sky 4-cyl

  • 29,200 miles

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

Service airbag light is on. Dashboard indicator shows passenger airbag is off even though a passenger is in the seat.

- Bentonville, AR, USA

problem #3

Jan 012013

Sky 4-cyl

  • 40,000 miles
The passenger side airbag sensor appears to be malfunctioning. It causes the airbag to go to the "off" position. GM appears to be recalling other makes and models but not the Saturn Sky for the airbag issue.

- Winston-Salem, NC, USA

problem #2

Dec 192013

Sky 4-cyl

  • miles
At 39600 miles the passenger airbag sensor failed.

- Huntingburg, IN, USA

problem #1

Oct 072012

Sky

  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Saturn Sky. The contact stated that the air bag warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The technician stated that the air bag sensor would have to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 50,000.

- Houston, TX, USA

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