Air Bag Related Problems of the 2001 Chevrolet 1500

Table 1 shows two common air bag related problems of the 2001 Chevrolet 1500.

Table 1. Air Bag related problems of Chevrolet 1500

Problem Category Number of Problems
Air Bag problems
Side/window Air Bag problems
Air Bag problem #1

Suburban was traveling @ approximately 35 miles per/hour when a Toyota forerunner illegally pulled in front @ a speed of approx 5-10 per hours and caused a head-collision. Forerunners airbags deployed but the suburban did not causing injury to occupant of the suburban. The suburban's damage was both radiators were split into 2 also car needed over 10,000. 00 worth of major repairs to front end. After crash car would not start. Possible ignition problem.

Side/window Air Bag problem #2

While driving about 30-40 mph, had "t"-boned another vehicle, and driver's side airbag did not deploy. Also, caused motor to be pushed back about 5 inches. Contacted dealer, and informed consumer vehicle was not designed for airbag to go off on frontal impact. Please add VIN.

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