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NHTSA — Seat Belts: Front: Buckle Assembly Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,500 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Buick Regal seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1996 Buick Regal Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 212003

Regal

  • 15,000 miles

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

While driving at 55 mph vehicle swerved to miss a deer and consumer lost control of vehicle. Vehicle broke through a guard rail and down an embankment. Then, it flipped twice before coming to a rest. Both front seat belts broke, and front air bags failed to deploy. Consumer sustained facial bruising/abrasions, and a broken nose.

- Vidalia, LA, USA

problem #1

Nov 282000

Regal

  • miles
Driver's side seat belt latch fell off end of the safety belt, which left occupant without any restrain. ; dealer notified, and informed consumerthat nothing could be done. That part was not covered under a manufacturer's recall, and any repairs would be at consumer's cost. Please feel free to provide any further details on this matter.

- Lakewood, CO, USA

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