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DODGE STRATUS Problems with Air Bags, Seat Belts

 
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2004 DODGE STRATUS Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2004 DODGE STRATUS. 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 2004 DODGE STRATUS 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 (136 Complaints)
Date reported Jul 25, 2006
Location PHILADELPHIA, PA
Manufacturer DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Vehicle 2004 DODGE STRATUS
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 3
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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Complaint - Air Bags, Seat Belts

: THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE DRIVER'S SIDE SEATBELT CAUGHT ON FIRE TWICE AND THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYED. DURING EACH INCIDENT THE AIR BAG LIGHT ILLUMINATED ON THE DASH. ON THE FIRST INCIDENT THE DEALERSHIP DETERMINED THERE WAS AN ELECTRICAL SHORT IN THE AIRBAG MODULE AND IN THE LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT SQUIDS. THE SEAT BELT TENSIONER WAS DETERMINED TO BE FAULTY. THE DEALERSHIP REPLACED THE AIR BAG MODULE AND THE AIR BAG. THE SEAT BELT TENSIONER WAS REPAIRED. THE SECOND INCIDENT RESULTED IN INJURIES TO THE PASSENGER OF THE VEHICLE. THE AIR BAG MODULE WAS DETERMINED DEFECTIVE AND THE DRIVER'S SIDE SEATBELT RETRACTOR WAS FAULTY. THE DEALERSHIP REPLACED THE AIR BAG MODULE, THE AIR BAG AND THE SEAT BELT RETRACTOR. THE SEAT BELT IS MALFUNCTIONING AGAIN. THE AIR BAG LIGHT IS ILLUMINATED ON THE DASH OF THE VEHICLE.

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