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Front Air Bag Problems of Chevrolet Tahoe



Chevrolet Tahoe owners have reported 24 problems related to front air bag (under the air bag category).

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe 1
Failure Date: 10/15/2010

2007 chevy Tahoe. Dashboard cracked around airbags. Concerned that air bags may not for properly operate if needed. Gm rufuses to anything about. I see this is a big problem among Tahoe owners per customer blogs.

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car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe 2
Failure Date: 05/30/2009

I was in a front end accident and my airbags didn't deploy.

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car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 3
Failure Date: 05/11/2009

My 2003 Tahoe lt has a defective air bag. The light on my panel displayed this when my car had approximately 80k miles. I reported this to carriage motors in temecula, CA. They refused to have this repaired at Chevrolet factory cost. I again turned in my Tahoe, today, may 11, 2009, and the shop manager frank spizer refused to have this fixed but instead offered me 20% off a repair cost of $699. 00 I refused this discount as I firmly believe that since my 2003 Tahoe has never been in an accident, that there should be no reason for the air bag to fail like this. I want for gm to pay for this and to issue a recall to all Tahoe owners who have this same malady. The manager of the authorized Chevrolet repair service at carriage motors is frank spizer, (951) 694-6060.

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car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 4
Failure Date: 02/15/2009

While driving my 99 Tahoe down a 4 lane road, a drunk had pulled out infront of me. I had slammed on my brakes and swerved to avoid him but still hit him pretty hard in his rear quarter panel. As a result of the accident, I had suffered a double hematoma to my brain and had brain surgery to stay alive. My complaint with my Tahoe is 1) my airbag in my steering wheel did not deploy. I think if it did, my injury would have been avoided. 2) I question the stopping ability if my anti dive front brakes. I was on the brakes hard with the vehicle nosing down but I think my stopping distance should have been shorter.

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car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe 5
Failure Date: 03/29/2005

Consumer lost control of the vehicle, it rolled over, and the roof collapsed. Also, no air bags deployed. Consumer glanced up in the rear view mirror at son, looked back down and had ran off the road with one tire. Tryed to correct ended up in the opposite lane. When consumer corrected this the Tahoe tilted causing the tire to buckle and the rim caught on the pavement causing the car to begin flipping. It flipped 5 times landing on the roof. The Tahoe was totaled.

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car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 6
Failure Date: 12/06/2004

Head-on collision at 50 mph and airbags did not inflate.

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car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe 7
Failure Date: 12/04/2003

Had a front end collision into the side of another vehicle whom ran a red light. We estimated our impact speed at 30 mph upon colliding together. Neither front airbags deployed. Suffered neck and back bruising and muscle strain.

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car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 8
Failure Date: 05/20/2003

While driving srs light appeared on the dashboard and remained on. This caused the horn to malfunction. Vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic could not duplicate the problem. The consumer stated that problems continue after the dealership assured him there was no problem. On two 500 mile trips the light was on the entire time.

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car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 9
Failure Date: 05/05/2003

The vehicle was involved in a frontal collision, and none of the air bags deployed.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 10
Failure Date: 01/17/2003

It had been raining slightly and as I attempted to use an exit ramp from the highway my antilock brakes failed I skidded and spun and ended up hitting the concrete barrier which did not make my airbags deploy even though the car hit hard enough to bend the frame of the front end by an inch and a half.


 
car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 11
Failure Date: 10/30/2002

Consumer called and stated that she was involved in a collision and none of her air bags deployed and also stated that the front passanger seat belt did not lock which cause the passanger to bang her head on the windshield which also caused her phisical damage and cracked the windshield. Dealer was contacted. Ts.

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car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 12
Failure Date: 07/19/2002

Hit by a red light runner (45/50mph) on driver's side, hit a second car, then a concrete post head on. Not one of the four air bags engaged at anytime. The car was totaled. I have documentation, pictures, police report, and have contacted chevy, they have no clear response on why? if you would like more detail on injures or have any question please fill free to contact me. Thank you for your time, danielle hurst-stone.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 13
Failure Date: 07/10/2002

Tahoe was traveling uphill on private gravel drive when hit by truck traveling downhill around blind curve. Truck was traveling at between 20 and 25 mph when it hit Tahoe. Both of truck's airbags inflated. My airbags did not inflate, and I hit the steering wheel with my stomach and chest.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 14
Failure Date: 03/13/2002

Front collision at 25-30 mph, and neither airbag deployed, consumer suffered minor injuries.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 15
Failure Date: 11/11/2001

On November 11,2000 I had a head on collision (not my fault) and the airbags didn't deploy. Then on sept 1,02 we had a accident on interstate 95 that we totaled the Tahoe and the body shop called gm since the airbags didn't deploy again. Mr. Lattermere from gm callled me and told me over the phone after I describe the accident to him that , as he drew a picture on paper, "that the air bags shouldn't have deployed". I find it very difficult that a person can draw a picture and tell me this. I would like for your organization to inspect this vechile and retrieve the computer information and let me know what you think. Gm sent an "indepedent" inspector out to do a report but I have nothing from him or gm on the finding. I have left messages for mr. Lattermere to call me to no avail.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 16
Failure Date: 10/03/2001

Drivers door took a direct hit from a semi at an intersection and no air bag deployed.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 17
Failure Date: 09/19/2001

While traveling onto on intersection another vehicle ran the red light and hit consumer's vehicle. Upon impact, dual airbags didn't deploy. Dealership was aware of problem.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 18
Failure Date: 04/13/2001

Consumer was traveling about 30mph on highway and without prior warning front wnt into shoulders of a steep hill. 45 degree angle, and vehicle hit a tree. Upon impact, dual bags didn't go off. Dealership was aware of problem.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 19
Failure Date: 03/11/2001

Faulty airbags with a high speed head on collision.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 20
Failure Date: 03/08/2001

Front crash at 30 mph, neither airbag deployed, damage about $6500, frame bent, front end replaced.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 21
Failure Date: 02/01/2001

Head on collision, impact on front right side, hit and sheared in half a wooden utility pole, no air bag deployment on either side, bumper is curled under front end of vehicle.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 22
Failure Date: 12/29/2000

Consumer was traveling 55mph on highway and another vehicle ran in front, and consumer's vehicle hit other vehicle broadside. Upon impact, airbags didn't go off.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 23
Failure Date: 08/12/2000

While traveling at 35 mph lost control and car flipped, hit an inbankment. Upon impact, airbags didn't deploy, hood released, cutting consumer to the bone.

car image   Front Air Bag problem of the 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 24
Failure Date: 07/22/1999

Abs brakes failed, resulting in loss of control/crash. Upon impact,air bags didn't deploy. Consumer contacted dealer.

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