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Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,250 miles

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2005 Chevrolet Colorado seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Owner Comments

problem #4

Nov 032009

Colorado 5-cyl

  • 87,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado extreme ls. The contacts husband was driving when he hit a deer on the front passenger side. The seat belt harness came out of the floor causing the passenger to hit the dashboard. The vehicle was traveling 65 mph at the time of the collision. The passenger had several bulging disc in the neck and back along with injuries to her hip. The contact was still getting treatment for several injuries as a result of the failure. The fire and rescue team informed her that the seat belt harness detached during the crash. The vehicle was destroyed but had not been inspected. The failure and current mileages were 87000. Updated 01/13/11 the consumer stated the shoulder harness ripped retractor out of the floor board. The seat belt retractor failed to secure her and as a result, she suffered severe injuries. Updated 03/31/11

- Winston Salem, NC, USA

problem #3

Nov 032009

Colorado 5-cyl

  • 9,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado. While traveling 65 mph the contact hit a deer on the front passenger side of the vehicle. The seat belt failed to restrain the contact and she sustained injuries to her back and neck. A police report was available. The vehicle was towed to a local mechanic where the contact was informed that the seat belt did not restrain her due to an inaccurate seat belt sensor. The vehicle was repaired. The current and failure mileage was 9,000. Updated 12/7/10 updated evoq 04/26/11 updated 09/13/11 updated 07/12/12. The consumer has since sold the vehicle. Updated 07/30/12.

- Winston Salem, NC, USA

problem #2

Apr 012005

Colorado 4WD 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,000 miles
: the contact stated the passenger's side seat belt continuously retracts. The vehicle has been to the dealership, the seatbelt was replaced. This has not fixed the problem. The manufacturer has been alerted.

- Tempe, AZ, USA

problem #1

May 152005

Colorado 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact stated the passenger and rear seat belts tighten as soon as they are put on. They are so tight that there is not enough room for the passenger to turn on the radio. The dealer, where she purchased the vehicle, states it was the way the vehicle was manufactured. Another dealer told the contact it was made that way so that a child safety seat could be put in. She informed him there were airbags, and he then stated she could put a rear facing seat there. No repairs have been made to the vehicle.

- Kingsville, OH, USA

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