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Air Bag Not Deploy Problems of Nissan Sentra



Nissan Sentra owners have reported 82 problems related to air bag not deploy (under the air bag category).

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2008 Nissan Sentra 1
Failure Date: 05/17/2014

Tl-the contact owns a 2008 Nissan Sentra. The contact stated while driving approximately 25 mph over a bump, the steering wheel began to jerk violently. The vehicle hydro planned and then flipped over and landed on the roof. The air bags failed to deploy with the massive impact. A police report was filed of the incident. The rear seat occupant suffered from minor injuries to the head and the front seat passenger sustained bruises to the right leg. The vehicle was completely destroyed and towed to an independent mechanic. The approximate failure mileage was 90,000. Js.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2007 Nissan Sentra 2
Failure Date: 04/11/2014

The contact owns a 2007 Nissan Sentra. The contact stated that while driving at an unknown speed over railroad tracks, the driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into some trees. The passenger side air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed. The driver sustained facial lacerations, broken ribs and punctured lungs. The passenger sustained a contusion to the spleen, head injuries, lacerations to the shoulders and two fractured bones in his back. The vehicle was destroyed and taken to a salvage yard. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure and current mileage was unknown.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2010 Nissan Sentra 3
Failure Date: 01/19/2014

I was in a head on collision on 1-19-14, my airbag did not deploy when it hit the tree, only my passaner curtain bags. I was not diagnosed with my injuries by the er, I received 15 fractured ribs diagnosed on 1-31-14 and an acetabuler fracture diagnosed last Wednesday. I am unable to put any weight on my right leg as it is a displaced fracture. This injury is directly related to my airbag not deploying. I have exhausted all the time I can possibly take from work. I am working 10 hr days and work in a call centei was in a head on collision on 1-19-14, my airbag did not deploy when it hit the tree, only my passaner curtain bags. I was not diagnosed with my injuries by the er, I received 15 fractured ribs diagnosed on 1-31-14 and an acetabuler fracture diagnosed last Wednesday. I am unable to put any weight on my right leg as it is a displaced fracture. This injury is directly related to my airbag not deploying. My car hit the tree head on dead center of the front. The car was totaled.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2013 Nissan Sentra 4
Failure Date: 12/22/2013

Traveling northbound on hwy 5 . A truck veered into the lane and hit the car head on. Severe damage yet the air bags did not deploy. Thankfully my daughter had on her seat beat. I just brought this car on Nov 23, 2013.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2007 Nissan Sentra 5
Failure Date: 08/30/2013

Had auto accident involving a California la county parks utility truck 4-6 tons drove into passenger rear bumper at approximately 55-65 mph. Driver fled scene. Driver, passenger and side airbags failed to deploy causing injuries. Oc Nissan called me about recent maintenance and when I told them about the airbags not deploying the service caller hanged the phone up on me.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2007 Nissan Sentra 6
Failure Date: 09/03/2012

My daughter had an accident yesterday and she hit someone on the front drivers side. The impact was on the front drivers side and the front fender and other parts of the front bumper. The disturbing part of this is that the airbag did not deploy. The policeman and tow truck driver were very concerned that the airbag did not employ. She could have been seriously injured. She appears to be sore at this point.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2002 Nissan Sentra 7
Failure Date: 06/11/2012

I was traveling to my new home when I realized the car in front of me was completely stopped to make a left hand turn. I slammed on my brakes,but hit the car in front of me. My air bags did not deploy. I am concerned because the crash caused 4 fractures in my right ankle and foot. Had the airbags deployed, would they have held me back in my seat and lessoned the crash impact on my foot/ankle?.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2010 Nissan Sentra 8
Failure Date: 10/30/2011

The contact owns a 2010 Nissan Sentra. The contact was driving 45 mph over a bridge when he traveled over a patch of ice. The vehicle slid and crashed into a concrete divider as another vehicle crashed into the passenger side of the contact's vehicle. The air bags did not deploy and the contact sustained injuries to the left arm and leg. The contact was transported to the hospital by ambulance and continued to have severe pains following the crash. The vehicle was towed to an auto body shop but was not repaired or inspected for the cause of failure. The approximate failure mileage was unknown.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2006 Nissan Sentra 9
Failure Date: 09/26/2011

The contact owns a 2006 Nissan Sentra. While driving approximately 45 mph, the driver crashed into the rear of another vehicle and the air bags did not deploy. The driver sustained bruises to the breast, collar bone and neck and sought medical attention. The police reported to the scene and a report was filed. The vehicle was towed to a junk yard. The manufacturer was made aware of the crash and sent an engineer to inspect the vehicle. The engineer determined that the crash did not meet the specifications for air bags deployment and stated to the contact that there was no defect found within the air bags or the driver's side seat belt. The vehicle was destroyed. The approximate failure mileage was 115,000.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2006 Nissan Sentra 10
Failure Date: 09/26/2011

The contact owns a 2006 Nissan Sentra. The contact was driving 45 mph when the contact crashed into the rear of another vehicle, but the air bags did not deploy. The vehicle was destroyed. The driver and passenger sustained injuries and were transported to the hospital. A police report was filed. The dealer denied any assistance with repairs to the vehicle. The manufacturer was contacted and performed an investigation into the crash. The failure and the current mileage was 115,000.


 
car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2007 Nissan Sentra 11
Failure Date: 09/16/2011

The contact owns a 2007 Nissan Sentra. The contact stated that while driving 60 mph, the vehicle crashed into a deer and the air bags did not deploy. The vehicle was not destroyed. The vehicle was taken to a local repair shop, but the manufacturer was not notified. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileages were 65,000.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2006 Nissan Sentra 12
Failure Date: 08/01/2011

Ran into the back of another vehicle, bending my entire front, the air bags did not deploy.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2010 Nissan Sentra 13
Failure Date: 11/29/2010

The contact owns a 2010 Nissan Sentra. The contact was driving 65 mph when she was involved in a crash in which the air bags did not deploy. The contact sustained moderate injuries to the back and severe bruising of the stomach. Two passengers sustained injuries to the neck, back and chest as a result. The manufacturer advised the contact that the air bags would only deploy depending on the weight of the passenger in the front seat. The dealer advised that an investigation would be performed to determine the cause of failure. The contact was awaiting a decision if her insurance company would deem the vehicle as destroyed. The current and failure mileage was approximately 3,000.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2000 Nissan Sentra 14
Failure Date: 11/10/2010

I was sitting at the red light when a suburban was speeding and wasn't paying attention. He hit me from the back which cased a 4 car wreck. My trunk was literally pushed to my front seat. The fron of my car was under the car in front of me. My car was totaled. I hit my shoulder on the steering wheel along with my neck and shoulders. This wreck made me disabled. The air bags never deployed. It was a major accident wasn't much left of the car and my air bags never came out. The air bags more than likely would have saved me from that horrible impact. I am now disabled for life and my doctor mentioned the air bags would have taking the force of the injuries.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2006 Nissan Sentra 15
Failure Date: 07/10/2010

I was involved in a collision recently where I ended up under the cab of a delivery truck. I am not sure, but my speed was approximately 30-40mph. I hit the brakes when I realized the truck was going through and intersection, however it had been raining and I slid right underneath it. My airbags did not deploy.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2008 Nissan Sentra 16
Failure Date: 08/01/2009

The contact owns a 2008 Nissan Sentra. While driving 20 mph in foggy weather conditions, he crashed into an embankment. The vehicle was completely destroyed and the air bags failed to deploy. The seat belt also constricted his ability to move and eventually he was able to open the seat belt. The contact suffered internal bruising. The cause of the failures were unknown. The failure and current mileages were 16,000. Updated 10/26/09. Approximately 30 seconds after the impact, the air bags deployed; simultaneously the seat belt began to tighten. The seat belt did not stop tightening until it broke. It broke from the floor exposing a long cable and other wires. The buckle was still attached. The seat belt caused deep internal bruising. Updated 10/26/09.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2008 Nissan Sentra 17
Failure Date: 03/27/2009

My daughter was in a bad wreck hit an embankment head on and rolled the car then flip up side down the airbags did not deploy. I have reported it to Nissan. Now the have a recall on the airbags as of April 6 but no notices have been sent out to anyone yet.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2006 Nissan Sentra 18
Failure Date: 02/14/2009

While my daughter was driving her 2006 Nissan Sentra it was a rainy night she ran off the road and into a deep ditch. It was a front impact into the ditch the whole front end was damaged. The air bags did not deploy. The car was totaled by the insurance company over $9000 in damages.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2006 Nissan Sentra 19
Failure Date: 12/29/2008

On December 29, 2008, my son and his girlfriend were involved in an auto accident. He was driving a 2006 Nissan Sentra with side airbags. His vehicle was hit on the driver's side. The driver's front airbag and side airbag deployed. The passengers' front airbag deployed however the passenger's side airbag did not deploy. Injuries - driver - right femur fracture right tibia and fracture to left pelvis; passenger - severe head injury. Are all airbags supposed to deploy or not when the vehicle is involved in an auto accident?.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2004 Nissan Sentra 20
Failure Date: 11/01/2008

The contact owns a 2004 Nissan Sentra. The contact stated that while driving 65 mph in rainy weather, the vehicle began spinning suddenly (the contact could not figure out why) and crashed into a guardrail twice. There were no injuries. The vehicle was destroyed. A police report was filed. The contact called the dealer who stated that they had no complaints about the failure. The manufacturer had not been notified. The VIN was unavailable. The current and failure mileages were approximately 40,000. Updated 03/24/lj updated 04/01/11 the consumer also stated the air bags failed to deploy. Updated 04/29/11.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2006 Nissan Sentra 21
Failure Date: 09/19/2008

I have a 2006 Nissan Sentra and involved in a crash. Another driver turned left in front of me. I hit her going approximately 45mph. My front driver's side hit her front driver's side. My air bag did not deploy. At 45mph the air bag should have deployed. I now have neck injuries. There was a little over $2,200 damage to the front of my car and it was not drivable due to the front left tire being pushed almost all the way into the wheel well. I just saw a safety recall for other Nissan's for airbag problems and am wondering if the Sentra's should have been included. Thank-you.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2007 Nissan Sentra 22
Failure Date: 09/12/2008

The contact owns a 2007 Nissan Sentra. While driving 40 mph on a two lane road, the contact struck another vehicle on the passenger side. He sustained a sprained neck and bruises, but there were no serious injuries. A police report was filed. The air bags failed to deploy. The vehicle was towed to a service shop. The contact stated that he could have been seriously injured due to the air bags not deploying if the crash had been more severe. The current and failure mileages were 6,166.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2000 Nissan Sentra 23
Failure Date: 12/15/2007

The contact owns a 2000 Nissan Sentra. While driving 30 mph, the contact was involved in a head on crash. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained injuries to the neck, arms, and fingers. A police report was filed. The vehicle was destroyed. The powertrain was unknown. The current and failure mileages were 36,000.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2002 Nissan Sentra 24
Failure Date: 08/14/2007

On August 14, 2007 at 5:35 pm I was driving north on sparta avenue in a 2002 Nissan Sentra. I was traveling at an estimated 35 miles per hour. A Jeep cherokee on pine terrace failed to yield to at a stop sign and pulled out in front of my car while attempting to turn left onto sparta avenue causing a collision. The collision resulted in extensive damage to the front end of my car that was irreparable; however, my airbag did not deploy.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 1999 Nissan Sentra 25
Failure Date: 02/04/2007

Braking system failed to fully function. When I pressed the brake pedal to slow down, the vehicle slowed. However, as I pressed the brake pedal harder to come to a full stop, the vehicle did not respond. A two vehicle car crash resulted, and the Sentra is a total loss. The air bags did not deploy. The brakes were last serviced on 10-23-06. I do not trust the dealership, since I have had previous problems. I had the same supspension problems with the vehicle - tires wearing prematurely on the inside. In one instance, Nissan of hickory told me there were no problems with my vehicle. After two hours, the service manager walked me into the garage, where he tried to prove the problem was my tires. I pointed to a leaking shock on my vehicle, and he was suprised and upset that I noticed it. He then told me they did not take the tires off my vehicle in the two hours I was waiting. I have no confidence in Nissan of hickory to examine my vehicle because of that incident.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 1997 Nissan Sentra 26
Failure Date: 04/05/2006

My wife was driving a 1997 Nissan Sentra. And she had a frontal accident going about 35/40 mph and the front airbag did not deploy. The car is now totaled and she has a whiplash because of the defect.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2002 Nissan Sentra 27
Failure Date: 12/20/2005

Air bag failed to deploy during rear-end high speed impact accident. In addition, the rear windshield glass exploded spraying the interior with small pieces of glass.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2004 Nissan Sentra 28
Failure Date: 11/30/2005

I was in an accident on an interstate, the impact was at about 70 mph to the front driver's side in a Nissan Sentra. The impact was hard enough to damage the shift the dashboard along with the rest of the front of the car. The airbags did not deploy.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2005 Nissan Sentra 29
Failure Date: 07/14/2005

I own a 2005 Nissan Sentra which my daughter drives. This car has front airbags as well as side airbags. My daughter had an accident 2 years ago. She hit the back of another car. There was $4,000 worth of damage to the front end. I was concerned because the airbags did not deploy. On Saturday she was driving to NY from va and was traveling 45 mph and a car stopped suddenly in the middle of the street. She tried to swerve out of the way, but ended up slamming into the back of the other car. The insurance company totaled the car yesterday. . . . Again non of the air bags deployed. There was nothing left to the front of the car and it also smashed the drivers side of the car. No air bags deployed, front or side.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2000 Nissan Sentra 30
Failure Date: 04/13/2005

While driving, another vehicle crossed into the consumer's lane and crashed head on with it. Upon impact, air bags failed to deploy. Driver sustained head injuries, and refused medical attention, but went to the hospital on his own. Vehicle was towed and totaled o by the insurance company.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 1998 Nissan Sentra 31
Failure Date: 02/15/2005

While driving another vehicle crossed over into consumer's vehicle lane and hit the Nissan head on. Upon impact, both airbags did not deploy, and the driver 's seat belt sheared off during the collision. This caused the driver to be ejected from the vehicle. It then crashed into the concrete barrier. Passengers sustained minor injuries, and were transported to the hospital by ambulance. The driver was doa. Vehicle was towed and totaled by the insurance company. This information was furnished by the wife.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2000 Nissan Sentra 32
Failure Date: 02/03/2005

Consumer was hit by a tractor trailer and her vehicle was dragged 100 feet and the air bags never deployed. The consumer stated that prior to the accident, the dealer disassembled the dash to replace a sensor which was on recall.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2004 Nissan Sentra 33
Failure Date: 11/20/2004

While driving 25 mph consumer applied the brake pedal and brakes failed. Consumer was not able to maintain control of the vehicle, and it collided with the vehicle in front. Upon impact, both frontal air bags failed to deploy. Consumer took the vehicle to the dealer for inspection, but the cause of the problem was not determined.


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