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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
78,213 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 272007

Avalanche 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,213 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche. On March 27, 2007, the contact crashed into an embankment head on at 45 mph. The vehicle flipped up and landed on its side in a ditch. There was over $18,000 worth of damage. The vehicle was destroyed and the contact was injured. The side and front air bags failed to deploy and the driver's side seat belt failed as well. The contact has pictures. A police report was filed. The current and failure mileages were 78,213. Updated 04/23/08. The consumer also stated the seat belt did not lock into place as it should have. The seat belt harness broke which caused the consumer to fly forward

- Mt Carmel, IL, USA

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