Four problems related to air bag light on have been reported for the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
I was entering I-75 interstate ramp and moving along with traffic and about 70 mph, the door locks started going up and down on there own, the instrument cluster needles started sporadically going up and down then they show no signs of anything, the airbag light came on along with the chime sound, the stability control light came on, the truck lost a little bit of power when trying to accelerate, I did smell a burnt wire odor. I have replaced the battery and alternator and still the problem exists. This has happen twice before this incident. The stability control light came on and the truck ran really rough. I took it to my local Chevrolet dealer ship and they told me that the number 8 cylinder had oil leaking into it which I see no signs of blue smoke coming out of the tailpipe and have been driving it for 5 months now with no problems except what is going on now with the electrical system. I have been researching the electrical problems with this year truck and it seems to be a wide spread manufacture problem. I have also seen pictures of the same year truck with the same problems that are described above and this ladies truck burned from the dashboard all the way to the front seats. A total loss. General motors needs to address this problem immediately before someone dies. Recall recall recall!!!.
Service air bag light came on and off a few times over 2 days and is now on for no apparent reason.
Service air bag light came on and truck was parked almost immediately. Approx 2 hrs later driver air bag deployed while vehicle off, sitting in driveway. While at dealership passenger air bag deployed smashing windshield. Gm hired independent to investigate,determined it was defect in truck and authorized repair. Truck still not fixed as of today. Gm unable to attain harnesses at this time for dash airbag. Windshield on order. Gm refuses to give us copy of resolution stating its property of gm and not for public knowledge.
My service air bag light comes on all the time. It has happened 9 times in the last 8 months. The dealership has changed some of the censors. The dealer has received a code for the air bags not working but can't and won't do anything till it is happening and they can check the error code. It happens all different times and in different weather conditions.