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Air Bag Light On Problems of GMC Envoy

GMC Envoy owners have reported 16 problems related to air bag light on (under the air bag category). The most recently reported issues are listed below.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 GMC Envoy 1
Failure Date: 10/25/2016

As I was driving down I-75 at 10:30pm my headlights just randomly went off! I was driving approximately 70 mph and I was in an area that had no lights alongside the road. I slammed on my brakes to attempt to move to the side of the road. After I slowed enough to move over, my headlights went back on. I was so shook up, I'm not sure if my rear lights went off as well. This type of incident happened again this past weekend and I had to pull to the side of the road and actually shut off the engine and re-start my car twice before my lights went back on. Today, on my way to work, in the dark, just before I was puling into our parking lot, they went off again. I also have noticed that when I press on the automatic window buttons, my lights dim and then brighten. Another issue is the dash light for the gas cap turns on and off randomly while driving the car. In addition, my air bag light has been on for several months, does not go off and yet, it not included in the recall of the dangerous airbags going off randomly and causing accidents and injuries. All of the above issues have occurred while the vehicle was in motion. I'm not sure if these are related or not. All of the issues are very serious safety issues and need to be addressed.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2005 GMC Envoy 2
Failure Date: 02/02/2016

Service airbag light goes on and off randomly. While driving the speedometer reads 0 oil pressure guage reads no pressure, all guages read 0, then speedometer reads random speeds.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2004 GMC Envoy 3
Failure Date: 04/15/2015

Going down the road to work my airbag light comes on and wont go off and now I cant get a inspection sticker there was no reason for my light to come on unless there is something wrong with vehicle!!.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2002 GMC Envoy 4
Failure Date: 10/04/2014

The airbag light is on. Sometimes it will go off, but the light is on most of the time on the instrument panel. I spoke to the service department at our local dealer and they did not care and said we would have to bring it in another time to hook it up to their big machine. I want this issue resolved. I have had this vehicle serviced for recalls (wiper motor & cluster gages). My wife drives this vehicle and I would like to make sure it is safe for her to continue driving it with this light on and no danger of the airbag deploying.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2008 GMC Envoy 5
Failure Date: 07/15/2014

My service stabilitrak and air bag lights has been on since I purchased the vehicle. I have taken it to a mechanic and they stated that they did not see a problem. I was wondering if this is an on-going issue and if there are any recalls for this.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2008 GMC Envoy 6
Failure Date: 09/02/2013

The service air bag light is always on. When it was purchased the light was off. It was taken in for service back to the dealer before the 30 day warrantee was up due to radio issues (buzz) they worked under the back seat on a device and under the dash below the steering column to resolve. The sound returned and they replaced a part under the back seat. A few months later these new issues started. The service air bag light is always on recently the service stability control light has started. This is intermittent. Please advise. Fyi: there is a few bulletin boards where a lot of other people are experiencing the same issues.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 GMC Envoy 7
Failure Date: 05/24/2010

Submission from constituent re recalls-2006 GMC Envoy. The consumer stated, her husband was driving, when suddenly the vehicle stalled. He was able to coast safely to a stop. However, the vehicle would not re-start, and the vehicle had to be towed. According to the invoice, the ignition cylinder was replaced. Also, on numerous occasions, the air bag light illuminated, and remained on for days. The consumer referenced recall # 06v417000.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2004 GMC Envoy 8
Failure Date: 06/01/2009

My airbag light remains on, indicating that there is a problem. The dealer claims that the bag will either not deploy, or suddenly deploy for no reason unless I replace it. I was told this was not part of the recalls. . . But it is clearly a safety issue. I don't feel that I should pay for the replacement.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2003 GMC Envoy 9
Failure Date: 02/01/2008

I was driving down the highway and all of my instrument panel gauges stopped working and the indicator lights came on for the entire system. This problem continues to happen and GMC will not fix this problem. They say I have too many miles and that my vehicle is not part of the recall. This now continues to happen and the whole electric system is in failure, I can't start the vehicle now and this is 2013. Chronic ongoing problem that poses major safety issues with speed, fuel and much more.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2004 GMC Envoy 10
Failure Date: 07/26/2007

Right after purchasing. Engine light has been on. Purchased in June/2006, with 40,000miles. 1yr after the rpm gauge quit working, right afterwards,the fuel gauge started messing up, going back & forth,then went out completely, battery/oil gauges are out now. The seat belt lights/airbag lights bing constantly & does not tighten up when put on brakes. When this happens the check gauges light comes on, and at the same time I have difficulty getting it in gear. I am also having trouble setting my cruise control.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2005 GMC Envoy 11
Failure Date: 02/13/2007

- the contact owns a 2005 gms Envoy. In mid February 2007 the contact's vehicle was involved in a head on collision while driving at 35 mph. The contact drove into a tree due to icy road conditions. None of the air bags deployed. There were no passengers in the vehicle. The contact was wearing a seat belt. There were no warning indicator lights on the dashboard before or after the crash. The vehicle was towed to a the dealer, and the insurance company advised the contact that the vehicle was totaled. The contact had requested that the manufacturer issue a computer read out indicating why the air bags didn't deploy. The dealer sent the contact prior to the collision a diagnostic email stating the vehicle was operating normally. A police report was taken. The current and failure mileage were both 25000.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2002 GMC Envoy 12
Failure Date: 04/17/2006

Continued electrical problems with 2002 GMC Envoy. Such as on-star telephone along with radio/cd player, all four doors failing to lock or open including the back hatch. Service air bag light and engine check lights coming on. Reprogram engine/transmission module, also telephone antenna replaced, short in wiring located due to rubbing/pinching during construction, replaced wiring harness. Hundreds of dollars required to identify short in wiring. Transmission operates sluggish until warmed-up vehicle feels as if the brakes are on until it has moved several blocks.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2002 GMC Envoy 13
Failure Date: 02/06/2006

The contact owns a 2002 GMC Envoy. The air bag light is constantly illuminated and only dims when the vehicle is turned off. While driving 55 mph, the contact attempted to use the 4 wheel drive, but it would not work. The indicator light remains illuminated; however, none of the 4 wheel drive levels work. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and they stated that the vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign id numbers 01v283000 (power train:transfer case (4-wheel drive)) and 02v222000 (air bags). The current mileage was 127,000 and failure mileage was 95,000. Updated 01-14-08. The consumer stated the 4-wheel light only illuminated when the vehicle was started. Updated 12/12/07.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2002 GMC Envoy 14
Failure Date: 04/10/2005

Air bag deployed for no reason. I was sitting in the vehicle in the garage and just started it and the driver side air bag deployed. The air bag light had come on once or twice while driving but went off.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2004 GMC Envoy 15
Failure Date: 10/12/2004

Car was bought in 2004. Was taken to the dealer several times to have airbag light fix but it was never resolved it was said to be fine. No hazard. Never involved in a car crash. Cars turns on and it prompt you to check airbags. Today I was watching the news and someone mentioned this site. I wanted to see it there has been a recall.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2002 GMC Envoy 16
Failure Date: 06/01/2004

Consumer had all of the weather proofing on the vehicle replaced by the dealer as well as the clutch assembly . The fan clutch was replaced, the air bag indicator light came on. The consumer was told that nothing could be done if the light wasn't on at the time. The plastic trim from the seat belt broke, the seat belt failed again, the transmission would drag, the engine light was on and made a grinding noise,the drivers side tire was loosing pressure, the passenger inner door seal leaked, the clock on the radio would reset itself, the drivers side seat belt would lock up when the brakes were applied they would skid and pull to the right.

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