NHTSA — Air Bags Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
107,333 miles

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2006 Cadillac Escalade seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2006 Cadillac Escalade Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 242015

Escalade 8-cyl

  • 140,000 miles


A vehicle turned across the road in front of me. Stood on the brakes and felt the brakes grab hard. I initially thought I could miss the truck when first applied brakes, then they felt like they released. No pulsing like you would feel when anti-lock has engaged. Just felt like they released. Also, the airbags did not deploy. Vehicle is in the repair shop now and they told me the airbags are turned off. I've owned the vehicle since it was new and know of any reason why they would be off, nor did I know you could turn them off.

- Paducah, KY, USA

problem #2

Oct 012011


  • 110,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Cadillac Escalade. The contact stated that the service air bag light was illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and they advised her that she needed a new air bag due to the failed module. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was contacted and they offered no assistance. The failure mileage was approximately 110,000.

- Orlando, FL, USA

problem #1

Jul 012010


  • 72,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Cadillac Escalade luxury. The contact noticed that the air bag warning light illuminated intermittently. The dealer was notified of the failure who advised the contact that the vehicle was not included in any recalls. The dealer performed a diagnostic test which concluded that the passenger side impact module air bag sensor was defective and would need to be repaired. The contact did not inform the manufacturer of the failure nor was the vehicle repaired. The current mileage was approximately 82,000 and the failure mileage was approximately 72,000.

- Fawnskin, CA, USA

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