NHTSA — Air Bags: Frontal Problems

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

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2003 Pontiac Grand Am seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2003 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 012001

Grand Am 6-cyl

  • miles


During an accident the air bags did not deploy. The consumer also indicated that the brakes felt choppy. The consumer was injured. The consumer sent in a follow up letter including a police narrative that explained that the consumer was spinning out of control, went across an exit and struck a light pole on the right side of the roadway edge while it was raining. The consumer stated that during the time of the accident the brakes did not engage and the accelerator was sticking during the time of the accident. The consumer would like someone to get back to him in reference to the findings of the ongoing investigation. The consumer requested a listing of complaints about the Pontiac Grand Am 2003.

- South Charleston, WV, USA

problem #2

Sep 202004

Grand Am 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 45 mph consumer's vehicle collided with the vehicle in front. Upon impact, both frontal air bags failed to deploy. Driver sustained minor injuries, and was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Vehicle was towed to the dealer for inspection.

- El Paso, IL, USA

problem #1

May 132003

Grand Am

  • miles
Consumer states that while driving at 45mph vehicle was in a heand on collision. Consumer states that both front airbags did not deploy.

- Lexington, MO, USA

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