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DODGE DURANGO Problems with Air Bags

 
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2005 DODGE DURANGO Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2005 DODGE DURANGO. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2005 DODGE DURANGO by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (1472 Complaints)
Date reported Jan 24, 2006
Location WASHINGTON, IL
Manufacturer DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Vehicle 2005 DODGE DURANGO
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 1
Crash involved Y
Injuries 1
Deaths 0
Source Email
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Complaint - Air Bags

: THE CONTACT STATED THE VEHICLE WAS INVOLVED IN A CRASH AND THE AIR BAGS FAILED TO DEPLOY. WHEN MAKING A LEFT HAND TURN, THE VEHICLE WAS STRUCK BY A TRAIN. THE POINT OF IMPACT WAS ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE DOOR. THE VEHICLE WAS PUSHED 10 METERS BY THE TRAIN FROM THE ORIGINAL POINT OF IMPACT. THE VEHICLE WAS EQUIPPED WITH BOTH FRONT AND SIDE CURTAIN AIRBAGS. THE DRIVER'S SEAT AND LEFT REAR PASSENGER SEAT WERE PUSHED OVER 4 INCHES FROM THEIR ORIGINAL POSITIONS. ALTHOUGH, THE DRIVER AND PASSENGERS WERE WEARING SAFETY RESTRAINTS, THE CONTACT SUSTAINED MASSIVE INJURIES. THE CONTACT RECEIVED 13 SKULL FRACTURES AND BROKEN RIBS. THE POLICE FILED A REPORT AT THE SCENE. THE INSURANCE COMPANY HAS POSSESSION OF THE VEHICLE AND DEEMED IT TOTALED.

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