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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
37,333 miles

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1996 Buick Park Avenue seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1996 Buick Park Avenue Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 022006

Park Avenue

  • miles

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

The passenger side air bag deployed without warning. There was no impact to the vehicle. Car was being passed by a truck causing some air turbulence but no impact.

- Barrington, RI, USA

problem #2

Jun 152005

Park Avenue 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 112,000 miles
1996 Buick Park Avenue, the ignition was on and the vehicle was in park the consumer had just stepped out of the vehicle. Within 3 minutes after the consumer had stepped out of the vehicle the front drivers side air bag deployed, on June 15, then on June 20 the vehicle was just turned on and the consumer had just shifted into drive when the front passenger side air bag deployed.

- Brooklyn, NY, USA

problem #1

Dec 222004

Park Avenue

  • miles
While parking, the front air bags inadvertently deployed. Consumer sustained minor burns. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.

- Freedom, NY, USA

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