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TOYOTA AVALON Problems with Air Bags

 
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2002 TOYOTA AVALON Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2002 TOYOTA AVALON. 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 2002 TOYOTA AVALON 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 (111 Complaints)
Date reported Jul 06, 2012
Location NEWPORT, MI
Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Vehicle 2002 TOYOTA AVALON
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 1
Crash involved Y
Injuries 2
Deaths 0
Source Email
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Complaint - Air Bags

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2002 TOYOTA AVALON. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 65 MPH, THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE CRASHED INTO A CEMENT DIVIDER ON THE HIGHWAY. THE AIR BAGS DID NOT DEPLOY. THE POLICE REPORTED TO THE SCENE AND A REPORT WAS FILED. THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE AND THE CONTACT, WHO WAS IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT, WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL BY AMBULANCE. THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE SUFFERED A NECK INJURY AND THE CONTACT SUFFERED A CONCUSSION AND FRACTURED VERTEBRAE REQUIRING SURGERY. THE CONTACT STATED PRIOR TO THE CRASH THE AIR BAG LIGHT WOULD ILLUMINATE INTERMITTENTLY. THE VEHICLE WAS DESTROYED. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 160,000. ...UPDATED 08-10-12 UPDATED 08/14/2012

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