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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
500 miles

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2004 Chevrolet Colorado seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2004 Chevrolet Colorado Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 012008

Colorado 5-cyl

  • miles


I have a 2004 Chevrolet Colorado extended cab that continues to experience intermittent electrical problems. The airbag sensor light comes on unexpectedly, the fan blower intermittently stops working on settings 1-3, and the front turn signal bulbs go out every 5000-6000 miles. I can usually brush the components under the glove compartment to get the blower working, and the airbag sensor usual goes out after a week or so.

- Falls Church, VA, USA

problem #2

Oct 152004

Colorado 4WD 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 900 miles
On 10/15/2004, I began to turn the ignition key of my 2004 Chevrolet Colorado automobile. The vehicle was parked. Just as I turned the ignition, the steering wheel airbag inflated. The steering wheel airbag inflated for no reason. The vehicle is still under warranty since I have only owned the vehicle several weeks. The manufacturer will be replacing the airbag under warranty. The airbag inflation did not result in serious injury. The only injury was a rug burn like feeling to the face and a sore left eye and a sore left hand. Neither appear to be serious.

- Fargo, ND, USA

problem #1

Sep 032004

Colorado 4WD 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 600 miles
The driver's side air bag deployed inadvertently when the key was turned in the ignition to start vehicle. It is currently at dealership.

- Indiana, PA, USA

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