NHTSA — Air Bags: Frontal: Sensor/Control Module Problems


pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,627 miles

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2005 Suzuki Reno seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2005 Suzuki Reno Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 132006

Reno 2-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,627 miles


I got my car in may, 2006. It was brand new when I bought it, but it was in the shop only six days after. I began to notice that my car would jerk when it was shifting gears (although it was an automatic). Over about a week's time, it got much worse and I had to bring it in for repairs. I was told that the transmission had not been updated. I brought it back three more times with the same problem. The 4th time I brought it back, it was so bad that not only was it jerking while shifting, but while staying at a steady speed as well. Finally, my check engine light came on because my transmission was bad. At the same time, my passengers side airbag sensor was not working. I would sit in the seat and the light would come on saying "passengers airbag off." I brought it back more than 4 times for both the airbag and transmission. Sometimes, I would be told they "could not duplicate the concern" and therefore, they could not fix it. Other times, I would be told my car had been updated and fixed and that I should not have any other problems. After only 5 months of owning the car, I had to file a lemon law application. Neither my transmission or my airbag have been fixed, and I am currently driving a car with a bad transmission and no passengers side airbag.

- Orland, ME, USA

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