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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
7 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
8 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,770 miles

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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #4

Jun 231998

(reported on)

Cavalier

  • miles

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

False deployment of air bags resulted in damage to vehicle.

- Saint Loui, MO, USA

problem #3

Sep 231998

(reported on)

Cavalier

  • miles
The airbag modules were no loger functional whicm may result in the unit not working.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #2

Sep 181998

Cavalier

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Air bag deployed while daugher was sitting still at the red light. Consumer indicated that air bag deployed prematurely. Consumer stated after air bag deployed, vehicle went foward and struck a van, there were 2 injuries in consumers vehicle, the windshield shattered due to air bag covering on passenger side.

- Grove Hill, AL, USA

problem #1

Sep 241997

Cavalier

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
False deployment of air bag caused injury to left arm.

- Woodville, AL, USA

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