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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 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

problem #2

Jun 011999

Cavalier

  • miles

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

Driver's seatbelt malfunctioned, causing seat belt not to retract in hard stop, which won't protect the occupant in event of a crash. Dealer said that seat belt spoiler needed to be replaced.

- Cambridge, OH, USA

problem #1

Jun 071997

Cavalier

  • miles
Driving about 65 mph & another vehicle hit passenger's side; air bag deployed & hit shoulder/chin and console; bounced to meridian; seat belt around neck; seat belt did not restrain driver in normal position; face continued towards console. At dealer prior & told was problem & ordering parts.

- King City, CA, USA

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