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1998 Chevrolet Corvette seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Comments

problem #4

Nov 012000

Corvette 4WD

  • miles


On occassion the driver's seat belt has stuck in a locked position such that you cannot pull it out and secure it. Also, the passenger side has tangled and not retracted properly. I had received a recall notice number 00034. I turned this card into joe macpherson Chevrolet and after several weeks and calling back I was told the part was in and to bring my car in so the repair could be made. I did. That was in January. For a while it worked fine but lately the driver's seat belt appears to lock and I cannot secure it and have had to drive without a seat belt. Sometimes it works fine and sometimes it simply won't release. Today I took my car in and told them about it, that it was still locking and not working properly. The advisor, david brunn (7173) told me if I wanted to pay for a new seat belt they would fix it. I again explained that this was a safety item, a previous recall that although repaired was still not working correctly. He became very defensive.

- Coto De Caza, CA, USA

problem #3

Jul 011999


  • miles
Seat belt will not latch.

- Reno, NV, USA

problem #2

Nov 031999

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Seatbelt buckle locks up in the upright position which wont protect the occupant in event of a crash. Dealer replaced passenger's seatbelt 3 times.

- Robbinsville, NJ, USA

problem #1

Sep 081999

(reported on)


  • miles
Driver's seat belt latch. Seat belt unhooks itself.

- Vista, CA, USA

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