BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
337310013523Sir light on steady after bulb test and no diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs). *tt04/20/2005

Consumer Complaints

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 I hit a deer at approximately 65 mph and the air bag did not deploy. my son that was riding in the passenger seat also was wearing his seat belt but the seat belt did not catch and he was slammed into the dash. i refuse to believe that this is normal behavior for those safety devices.
 Tl- the contact owned a 2004 chevrolet trailblazer. the contact stated that the airbags did not deploy when his wife crashed into a deer at approximately 35 mph. the driver was also involved in another crash when traveling approximately 55 mph she looked down to check on a noise she heard and when she looked up the the vehicle lost control and crashed head on into a tree. the driver and three other occupants were inured. the georgia highway patrol responded and filed a report. the paramedics also responded and transported the four occupants to the hospital. the vehicle was destroyed and towed to a storage lot. the failure mileage was approximately 107,000. rd
 Tl* the contact owns a 2004 chevrolet trailblazer. the contact stated that he was involved in a crash where the air bags did not deploy upon impact. a police report was filed yet no injuries were reported. the vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic for repairs. the contact also stated that he has only entered the vehicle three times since the crash and each time, he experienced a stinging sensation in his eyes that he stated was similar to tear gas. the failure and current mileages were 50,000.
 Tl* the contact owns a 2004 chevrolet trailblazer. while driving 35 mph, the contact attempted to maneuver the steering wheel to avoid crashing into a deer and lost control of the vehicle. the vehicle crashed into a tree. the air bags did not deploy upon impact. the contacts face hit the steering wheel upon impact and sustained a broken nose. the contact was taken to the hospital. the vehicle was destroyed and was towed by her insurance company to an unknown location. a police report was available, if needed. the manufacturer was not contacted. the failure mileage was 80,700.
 Tl*the contact owns a 2004 chevrolet trail blazer. while driving approximately 25 mph and engaging the brake pedal, the vehicle accelerated, spun out of control and rolled over down a hill. the consumer suffered minor injuries. the vehicle was destroyed. a police has a report is available if needed. the chevrolet manufacturer stated that there were no related incidents. the failure mileage was 56,000. updated 01/08/10 *bf the consumer also stated the air bags did not deploy and it felt as though the gas pedal was stuck. updated 01/12/10.*jb
 I was rear ended by a guy doing 40 mph. my truck was lifted in the air and pushed into the rear end of another vehicle. my airbags never deployed and my seat broke!! possible defect in the seat? i was stopped at a red light when the accident happened. the spare tire holder was ripped off my truck. *tr
 I was side swiped by another car that went through a red light. my truck then proceeded to hit another car and finally the front end of the truck got airborne and landed with the tires in the front windshield of another car. the truck sustained over $6,000 in damage as well as the front frame where the motor sits was damaged. insurance company said it could be replaced. not sure how because it was welded in place. and my airbags never deployed. *tr
 Tl*the contact owns a 2004 chevrolet trailblazer. while driving approximately 35 mph, the contact rear ended a school bus. the vehicle was completely destroyed and none of the air bags deployed. two passengers were injured and a police report was filed. prior to the failure, she never experienced any air bag failure. the dealer and manufacturer have not been notified. the contact has pictures. the vin and engine size were unknown. the current and failure mileages were 44,000.
 Tl* - the contact stated that on 1/13/07 he crashed into another vehicle with his 2004 chevrolet trailblazer. the odometer read 33,000 miles at the time of the crash. he was driving at 45 mph and collided with the second vehicle in a perpendicular angle t-bone striking it on the side as it crossed in front of him. the driver was the only occupant in the vehicle and the driver's side airbag never deployed. there were 5 people injured in the second vehicle. *nm
 Tl* - the contact owns a 2005 chevrolet trail blazer. during a snow storm the contact's vehicle was involved in a head on collision. the contact was driving on the highway at 55 mph, and the air bags did not deploy. there were no warning indicator lights. the manufacturer sent an investigator to access the damage, and stated that there was $10,000 worth of damage, and that the vehicle was only traveling 8 mph. *ak
 Air bags did not deploy. horn did not work. caught on fire. *jb
 Air bags did not deploy during rollover accident photos of vehicle available. *jb
 Dt*: the contact stated while driving 50 mph the vehicle was involved in a head on collision with another vehicle. the vehicle continued moving and stopped by colliding with a store sign. the air bags did not deploy and seat belts were worn. there were no warning lights to indicate the air bags would fail. the contact suffered a knee injury. a police report was filed at the scene. the insurance company determined the vehicle was totaled due to the accident. the dealer does not have the means to test for air bag non-deployment. updated 1/24/2007 - *nm
 Foia request all documents/info relative to any recalls or known defects of the air bag system in the 2004 chevrolet trailblazer. *ts attorney's clients were seriously injured when the vehicle they were operating was involved in a high speed, front end collision. the air bag system did not deploy at the time of impact and as a result the three occupants were injured. *nm ***nar***
 Dt*: the contact stated at various speeds, the vehicle would lose power and stall. this occurred with no warning. the vehicle was not taken to a mechanic for this problem. while driving at 35 mph, the vehicle lost power and hit a guard rail then rolled over. the airbags did not deploy. the contact was wearing a seat belt, but sustained minor injuries. there was a police report taken at the scene. the vehicle was towed to an independent repair shop, but there has been no inspection for these problems.
 While driving at 70 mph driver swerved to left to avoid hitting a motorist. when the driver attempted to straighten back the steering wheel by turning it to the right it overcorrected severely. this resulted in the driver losing control of the vehicle and crashing into a tree. uponimpact, air bags did not deploy. driver died, and front passenger sustained a broken neck, severe laceration to their scull, and bruises. the passenger in the rear sustained a broken angle , a dislocated hip, and two broken ribs. *ak
 Tl- the contact owns a 2004 chevrolet trail blazer. while the contact daughter drove the vehicle at approximately 45 mph she hit a bump on the road the brake failed to engage she lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the highway cement wall. the driver received injuries to her face. the contact stated he experienced brake failure several times. the vehicle was towed to the local body body shop. the vehicle will taken to the local dealership to have the brake failure diagnosed. the contact also wanted to state that the speedometer does not give the accurate reading, and air bag light illuminates intermittently. the vehicle has not been repaired. the arkansas state police report 6012103539. the failure and the current mileage were 96,000. li
 Tl*the contact owns a 2004 chevrolet trailblazer. while the contact was driving 35 mph he crashed into another vehicle and then into a light pole which destroyed the vehicle; however, during the crash none of the air bags deployed. the driver and passenger were injured. no one was injured in the other vehicle. the vehicle was diagnosed by the dealership who stated that no failures could be found. there were no prior warnings. the current and failure mileages were 93000. updated 03/30/10. *lj
 Started up truck to warm up after about 3 minutes heard bang and both front airbags had deployed for no reason. prior to this had issue with intermittent dash board lights (battery, speed odometer, seatbelt and airbag lights) being on. gm refuses to cover because i did not take to dealer. i took it to my local mechanic instead who could find no issue other than corroded grounds. currently it is being repaired by my insurance company. *tr
 Slightly turned steering wheel to left to avoid another motorist in front of me. attempted to straighten out the vehicle, vehicle over-corrected severely, unable to brake, vehicle slammed head-on into concrete highway barrier 45-60mph, air bags failed to deploy. driver was wearing seatbelt, substantial bruising & neck/back injury. *tr
 Other vehicle failed to yield from a yield sign. front of trailblazer struck right side rear of other vehicle. impact damaged cross bar on frame pushing radiator into motor. driver and passenger air bag failed to deploy. estimated impact speed 45-50
 I was driving a chevy trailblazer rented from hertz on december 29, 2004. on highway 285 near mile marker 189.5, i encountered black ice on a curve. the vehicle started a 4-wheel drift into the oncoming lane. i attempted to avoid colliding with another vehicle that had spun out. the abs did not work. there was no stability control. i struck an embankment and the vehicle flipped over. although there was both frontal and side impact, no airbags deployed. it is my belief that the chevy trailblazer is inherently unsafe. there is no way this vehicle should have rolled over at the speed at which i was driving. *nm
 Consumer was driving 60 mph and lost control, hitting a utility pole. upon impact, the airbags failed to deploy. vehicle was totaled. *ak
 I was going between 25 and 35 mph i swrived to avoid a vehicle backing up that had missed a turn. i tried to streer back and lost control hitting a telephone pole head on. airbags did not deploy neither did onstar. to this point nothing has been done to repair the failure as for my dad's trailblazer thats a work in progress . *ak
 At approximately 45 mph consumer's vehicle was involved in a collision, striking a barrier head on. upon impact, air bags did not deploy.*ak
 While driving 45 mph consumer's vehicle collided into another vehicle. upon impact, both frontal air bags failed to deploy. vehicle was towed to a garage. *ak the consumer sustained a hair line fracture in the chest area. *nm
 Tl*the contact owns a 2004 chevrolet trailblazer. the contact stated that the instrument panel has not worked since she purchased the vehicle brand new in january of 2004. the warning indicators are constantly illuminated. she took the vehicle to the dealer several times while it was under warranty, but they could not locate the failure. due to the failure, she does not know how fast she is driving, how much fuel is in the vehicle, and cannot read the odometer. recently, the headlights failed and she took the vehicle back to the dealer. the dealer charged $91 to diagnose the failure, which produced a failure code at the headlight low beam relay cluster switch. the dealer replaced the low beam relay switch and ignition switch, but the failure persisted. now that the vehicle is out of warranty, the dealer has finally located a diagnostic code for the instrument panel failure. the dealer stated that the instrument panel cluster failed and would cost $600 to repair. the failure mileage was 9,000 and current mileage was 68,000. updated 4/14/09 *cn the air bag light illuminated. updated 04/17/09. *jb
 Had a side inpact with my chev suv trailblazer 2004 side air bags did not deploy. *jb