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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1996 Chevrolet Astro Van seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1996 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 061999

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles


Seat belt retractors on the rear bench seats on the driver side do not retract. Dealer has replaced, and problem still exists. Also, dealer put in wrong seatbelts.

- Raliegh, NC, USA

problem #2

Oct 151998

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Seat belt on passengers side had to be replaced because it failed to retract properly. Manufacturer refused to reimburse consumer for replacment/repairs.

- Chicargo Ridge, IL, USA

problem #1

May 201996

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles
Upon impact, during frontal crash, at approx. 50mph, shoulder/lap belt fail to retract enough, allowing driver/child pass. In css to impact with interior.

- Bisbee, AZ, USA

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