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Crashes / Fires:
3 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
51,600 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner Comments

problem #5

Apr 232015

Monte Carlo

  • 198,000 miles


The contact owned a 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. While driving 35 mph, the vehicle crashed into another vehicle. The contact stated that all of the air bags deployed. The contact was injured and required medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was destroyed. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 198,000. The VIN was not available.

- Fayetteville, NC, USA

problem #4

May 202007

Monte Carlo 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. While driving 60 mph, the contact was unaware of an approaching curve. She overcorrected the turn, struck the guard rail, sped down an embankment, and crashed into the side of a house. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained severe head, chest, and neck injuries. A police report was filed. The dealer and manufacturer have not been contacted. The engine size was unknown. The current and failure mileages were 60,000.

- Alvaton, KY, USA

problem #3

Dec 092002

(reported on)

Monte Carlo

  • miles
Consumer state as a result of highdroplained into a ditch at 40 mph vehicle air bags did not deploy.

- Surwood, AR, USA

problem #2

Jun 012000

Monte Carlo

  • miles
Horn does not work and the airbag is located in the same pod.

- Ellijay, GA, USA

problem #1

Aug 161998

Monte Carlo

  • miles
Repairs have been made by the manufactor as of 3/31/99.

- Mechanicsville, VA, USA

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