10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
13 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
13 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,680 miles

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problem #14

Jul 162005

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 48,000 miles
Got into a car accident. The air bags deployed on the drivers side and passengers side, but they did not inflate. No lights on ithe dashboard. This happened sat. July 16, 2005. Had not contacted Buick.

- Placentia, CA, USA

problem #13

May 212005

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,515 miles
Consumer's vehicle was involved in a collision in which it was hit on the driver's side. Upon impact, neither the passenger's side air bag nor driver's side air bag deployed. The vehicle was totaled.

- Hamlet, IN, USA

problem #12

Oct 072004

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving consumer applied the brakes and pedal went to the floor. Consumer was unable to maintain control of the vehicle, and hit a tree and mailbox. Upon impact, both frontal air bags did not deploy. The driver sustained head and back injuries, and was transported by ambulance to a hospital. Vehicle was towed to the dealer.

- Earlville, NY, USA

problem #11

Oct 212003

(reported on)

LeSabre

  • miles
While traveling around curves and not knowing road surfaces changed to gravel. This resulted in consumer losing control of vehicle and hit the enbankment. Upon impact, front air bags did not deploy, resulting in driver sustaining neck injuries. And hit the embankment. Upon impact, front air bags did not deploy, resulting in driver sustaining neck injuries.

- Santa Rosa, CA, USA

problem #10

Apr 022002

LeSabre

  • miles
Consumer stated another motorist crossed his path from a parking lot exit and severly damaged the vehicle, consumer states the airbags failed to deploy and also the seat belts did not restrain him properly, consumer suffered a severe blow to the chest and a fractured sternum.

- Glen Burnie, MD, USA

problem #9

Dec 252001

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Frontal collision with a utility pole at 60 mph in which none of the air bags deployed. Dealer and manufacturer were notified. Three people were injured in the accident.

- Caro, MI, USA

problem #8

Sep 012001

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Air bags deployed when vehicle went over a dip in road at 3 to 5 mph, causing minor injuries to driver and passenger. Dealer has been notified, and will inspect vehicle.

- Tampa, TX, USA

problem #7

Dec 172000

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving about 30 mph and crossing a street vehicle was impacted on passenger's side by another vehicle. Upon impact, air bags did not deploy. Most of the impact occured on the front passenger door and was severe enough for air bag to deploy.

- Omaha, NE, USA

problem #6

Nov 272000

LeSabre

  • miles
Driver's airbag did not deploy in 30 mph front collision.

- Cleburn, TX, USA

problem #5

Sep 212000

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle experienced air bag deployment upon bumping another vehicle bumper at 2 mph or less, no body damages to either vehicle. Deployment caused damages to dash panel and front windshield. Dealer notified, and repairs woud be made at insurance cost. The mechanic indicated that neither air bag sensors had been activated after the minor accident.

- Muncie, IN, USA

problem #4

Sep 212000

LeSabre

  • miles
I was involved in a chain reaction accident. I was the 3rd car and barely hit the car in front of me. I was going so slowly that there was no impact damage at all, not even the smallest dent of the bumper. The air bags deployed, however, and caused $3,800 damage to my car interior. The dash buckled and put a hole in my windshield. The reporting policeman said the air bags should not have deployed.. the

- Muncie, IN, USA

problem #3

Feb 082000

(reported on)

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Loss of steering control ability resulting in accident, during impact no deployment of both driver and passenger airbags.

- Bokeelin, FL, USA

problem #2

Feb 082000

(reported on)

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Loss of steering control ability resulting in accident, during impact no deployment of both driver and passenger airbags.

- Bokeelin, FL, USA

problem #1

Nov 231999

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Left drivers side air bag busted during accident.

- Indianapol, IN, USA