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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
21 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
22 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Toyota Avalon seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Toyota Avalon Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #22

Dec 102001

Avalon

  • miles

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

While driving about 25 mph consumer's vehicle struck another vehicle in a head-on collision, upon impact, air bags did not deploy. Dealer and manufacturer were contacted.

- Oak Lawn, IL, USA

problem #21

Nov 032001

Avalon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While traveling approximately 30 to 35 mph consumers vehicle crashed into antoher vehicle, full frontal crash, drivers and passengers airbag failed to deploy, dealership and usaa insurance company have not examined vehicle to make any determinations. *note: Passenger sustained following injuries: Broken toe/ strained toe, and bruising from restraint belts.

- Elizabethtown, KY, USA

problem #20

Jun 032001

Avalon

  • miles
This car was hit in the center front by a car traveling 45 or greater, all airbags failed!!!!!.

- Vero Beach, FL, USA

problem #19

Jun 032001

Avalon

  • miles

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

Vehicle was involved in a direct frontal collision at 40mph. Upon impact, airbags did not deploy, resulting in minor injuries. Manufacturer has been notified. Please provide additional information.

- East Vero Beach, FL, USA

problem #18

Apr 092000

Avalon

  • miles
Air bags front and side failed to deploy on a frontal collision at a speed greater than 10 mph. The speed is only an estimate, but it was great enough to cause the firewall to partially buckle. Thank heaven that the seat belts worked properly.

- Evansville, IN, USA

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problem #17

Feb 012000

Avalon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The consumer was in the intersection making a left turn when another vehicle ran into consumer's vehicle at about 35 mph, hitting her on right passenger's front side. Upon impact, passenger's side air bag didn't go off.

- Burmingham, AL, USA

problem #16

Feb 012000

Avalon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

The consumer was in the intersection making a left turn when another vehicle ran into consumer's vehicle at about 35 mph, hitting her on right passenger's front side. Upon impact, passenger's side air bag didn't go off.

- Burmingham, AL, USA

problem #15

Jan 182000

Avalon

  • miles
While driving about 25 mph on icy road consumer lost control of vehicle and was side swiped, resulting in a collision with another vehicle. Upon impact, air bags did not deploy.

- Gremesland, NC, USA

problem #14

Jan 182000

Avalon

  • miles
While driving about 25 mph on icy road consumer lost control of vehicle and was side swiped, resulting in a collision with another vehicle. Upon impact, air bags did not deploy.

- Gremesland, NC, USA

problem #13

Nov 111998

Avalon

  • miles
Possible design flaw of both front airbags which deployed violently during collision causing servere injury to driver's chest, chin, and front tooth that also included burning and inflammation of the respiratory tract and lungs.

- Greensboro, NC, USA

problem #12

Nov 111998

Avalon

  • miles

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

Possible design flaw of both front airbags which deployed violently during collision causing servere injury to driver's chest, chin, and front tooth that also included burning and inflammation of the respiratory tract and lungs.

- Greensboro, NC, USA

problem #11

Mar 161999

Avalon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was involved in 15 mph frontal collision in which driver's side/passenger's side air bags did not deploy.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #10

Mar 161999

Avalon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was involved in 15 mph frontal collision in which driver's side/passenger's side air bags did not deploy.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #9

Mar 161999

Avalon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was involved in 15 mph frontal collision in which driver's side/passenger's side air bags did not deploy.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #8

Aug 061998

Avalon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving vehicle was hit on the right side of the rear door, causing the vehicle to spin and slide into a median. Neither the side nor the front airbags deployed. The dealer and manufacturer have been contacted.

- Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

problem #7

Aug 061998

Avalon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving vehicle was hit on the right side of the rear door, causing the vehicle to spin and slide into a median. Neither the side nor the front airbags deployed. The dealer and manufacturer have been contacted.

- Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

problem #6

Aug 061998

Avalon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving vehicle was hit on the right side of the rear door, causing the vehicle to spin and slide into a median. Neither the side nor the front airbags deployed. The dealer and manufacturer have been contacted.

- Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

problem #5

Dec 241998

Avalon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
On Dec. 24, 98 len luzzi was in an accident in marianne simons Toyota Avalon, but driver's side/passenger's side air bags did not deploy. Driver of Avalon injured..et.

- Hyannis, MA, USA

problem #4

Dec 241998

Avalon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
On Dec. 24, 98 len luzzi was in an accident in marianne simons Toyota Avalon, but driver's side/passenger's side air bags did not deploy. Driver of Avalon injured..et.

- Hyannis, MA, USA

problem #3

Aug 241998

Avalon

  • miles
Consumer was going through an intersection then was hit on the left front corner of the vehicle. No airbags deployed. Police was called. Consumer was injured.

- Highland Park, IL, USA

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