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2006 Chevrolet Suburban seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2006 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 012009


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Notification of faulty seat belt in Chevy Suburban I am writing to notify you about a seat belt defect in our 2006 Chevy Suburban that could have resulted in the injury or death of our 8-year old son. My wife left two of our kids reading in the middle row bucket seats of the car with their seat belts on, and was gone very briefly. When she got back our son was all entangled in the seat belt and was having difficulty breathing because of the tightness of the belt's coils around his lower abdomen. The son later explained that he got entangled when his book fell inside the car and he tried to retrieve it before releasing the seat belt. My wife's attempts to get the belt to release only seemed to make it tighter. She flagged down two off-duty police officers who also failed to get the belt latch to release. In the end, the police officers opted to simply cut the belt and free the boy. We are thankful that this incident had a happy ending, but hope you can look into this matter and take any necessary corrective action.

- Silver Spring, MD, USA

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