2009 Pontiac G8 seat belts / air bags NHTSA complaints: Seat Belts

NHTSA — Seat Belts Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,750 miles

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2009 Pontiac G8 seat belts / air bags problems

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2009 Pontiac G8 Owner Comments

problem #4

May 012016


  • miles


Tire pressure sensor goes off and the tires are good. Airbag sensor also goes off. Indications failure.

- Maywood, CA, USA

problem #3

Nov 162015


  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Pontiac G8. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 55 mph, she crashed into a ditch resulting in the seat belt separating from the buckle. The vehicle was towed to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the tensioner assembly needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. A police report was not filed. The contact sustained injuries to her knee, legs, and eye however medical attention was not required. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000.

- Newtown, IN, USA

problem #2

Dec 072012

G8 8-cyl

  • 67,000 miles
When car started seat belt warning light for driver illuminates but no concurrent audible chime. Once seat belt is engaged driver warning light goes out.

- Pickering, AK, USA

problem #1

Aug 232010


  • miles
Driving up a road and the seat belt stuck and started to pull in tighter and tighter where it left marks across daughters body. Called onstar, turned car off, called 911 and seatbelts wouldn't release to undo so we cut the seat belt to get her out. It happened once, and two days later the front tightened on me and never touched brake to make it do that. Working with Pontiac to replace belts in car 2 months later. Taking forever to do.

- Horseheads, NY, USA

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