Posted on Jan 27, 2011 Could be out of alignment or a wheel sensor. With safety belts, you slow down as the vehicle does. The system is working properly. The approximate failure mileage was 34,000. No further assistance was provided. First, you have to decide to push on the brake pedal. The belt should be away from your face and neck, but not falling off your shoulder.
The contact took the vehicle to a dealer for a diagnostic test. If black box is determining an accident occurred, why did bags not deploy?. This section explains what kind of oil to use. Your vehicle could be damaged. Position the vehicle to tow and then secure it. Manual chevrolet equinox 2006 23.
This is a safety issue as I would not be able to get to the other side of the car in order to get out. Get the vehicles close enough so the jumper cables can reach, but be sure the vehicles are not touching each other. This appears to be defective or worn out prematurely. Even if the deployment modules are disconnected, they will still deploy if current is applied. The daughter required medical attention. When you add fuel the light should go off. I am driving my vehicle since this is the only vehicle I have.
They can be overcome by the extreme heat and suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. Failure to follow this procedure could cause your engine to overheat and be severely damaged. The car was taken to milton ruben chevrolet in augusta, ga. Also both my headlights are full of moisture and I continue to have to replace the bulbs which are a pain to get to. There seemed to be no rhyme or reason bumps in the road sometimes, sometimes not. A mere 4 days later it came back on, but this time it was doing something different. Cruise control can be dangerous on slippery roads.
I have been working on them for a long time and know what not to do. Currently has 47k miles on it so out of warranty. However, if the bucking continues, I would have it checked out at the dealer if feasible. I have taken it to the dealership and have gotten no satisfaction. Again there are no codes. The vehicle was taken back to autonation Chevrolet on several occasions for the air bag warning indicator failure. In a crash, the child could be seriously injured or killed.
Place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. When the passenger sensing system has allowed the airbag to be enabled, the on indicator will light and stay lit to remind you that the airbag is active. I believe this is a huge safety issue more so now that my teenage daughter is driving this vehicle. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-12. Complaint Number: 10872583 Incident Date: January 1, 2013 Date Added to File: June 5, 2016 Description of the Complaint: Passenger airbag sensor is malfunctioning. When the vehicle was started, there was an abnormal fuel odor coming from the vehicle.
The shoulder belt should not cross the face or neck. The contact stated the when the vehicle was turned on, the air bag warning indicator illuminated. The failure recurred and the vehicle was taken to the dealer at: Mccurry-Dec Chevrolet, forest city, nc, where it was diagnosed that the pts module needed to be replaced. It acts like the locks won't work in the heat. Won't go off took it in for diagnosis and was told need a new pps module.
This problem started around 80,000 miles. I take it to my repair shop and they tell me the front passenger side sensor needs to be replaced. Chevrolet and General Motors of Canada Limited reserve the right to limit services or reimbursement to an owner or driver when, in their sole discretion, the claims become excessive in frequency or type of occurrence. After several months the passenger side airbag now remains off at all times still displaying the service airbag message. Complaint Number: 10598380 Incident Date: March 17, 2014 Date Added to File: June 15, 2014 Description of the Complaint: Passenger airbag turned off even though there was a person over 110lbs. The car has only 48,00 miles and is primarily driven by my wife. The belt is behind the body.
A pregnant woman should wear a lap-shoulder belt, and the lap portion should be worn as low as possible, below the rounding, throughout the pregnancy. I see the recall went up to 2007. Don't have the money to fix and sounds like this could cause a death or serious injury. Occasionally get a service airbag warning when it goes off, but most times it just goes off and stays off without notice even when a passenger is occupying the seat. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The dealer diagnosed that the passenger's air bag seat sensor needed to be replaced. In a crash, your body would move too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury.
It will not give nearly as much protection this way. Have had to dealer 4 times and they say that it can't be fixed. My airbag error light has been on for the past year and I'd be happy to change which ever sensor is at fault if I could figure out which one. The tire positions must be re-learned after rotating the tires or after replacing a tire or sensor. Since it had been an on going problem why hasn't there been a recall for the 08 model? The air bag systems connectors are always yellow, fyi. The passenger airbag is off the majority of the time regardless of whether or not there is a passenger in the seat and the weight of the passenger does not matter.