Steering Problem on the 1989 GMC VANDURA G2500
Car problem(s) with the 1989 GMC VANDURA G2500.
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Problem with Steering
Nov 19, 1997 - Great Falls, MT - Steering
DRIVING AT APPROX 20 MPH STOPPED AT A SIGN, WENT TO CHECK GAS PEDAL WHICH WAS STUCK. 2 BLOCKS DOWN VAN BEGAN PULL TO RIGHT, RAN INTO TREE, COULD NOT STEER AWAY. SEAT BELTS WERE LOOSE, DID NOT TRACK IN OR LOCK, DID NOT HOLD DRIVER OR PASSENGER. THIS CAUSED PASSENGER SERIOUS INJURIES, AND DRIVER DIED AS RESULT OF THE DEFECT. CONSUMER STATES SEATBELTS DID NOT WORK PROPERLY IN ACCIDENT, CONSUMER AND HER DECEASED HUSBAND WERE NEVER TOLD THAT THE VEHICLE HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN WRECKED, THE RESTRAINTS WERE NEVER REPLACED AFTER THE ACCIDENT AND THE CONSUMER BELIEVES THIS MAY BE A REASON THEY DID NOT WORK PROPERLY IN THIS ACCIDENT. WINDSHIELD LEAKED. THE VAN LEAKED. THERE WAS LOOSE STEERING. VEHICLE PULLED TO THE RIGHT, CONSUMER CRASHED INTO A LIGHT POLE AND A TREE.
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