10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
22 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
15 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,778 miles

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problem #27

Jan 102007

Intrepid

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles
Passenger air bag cover, warped, loose, rattles, possible unintended engagement.

- Perry Hall, MD, USA

problem #26

Dec 132004

Intrepid 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I was involved in a car accident (I was the driver)in which my car was impacted by another vehicle (1997 full-size Dodge van). The point of impact was the driver's side, the left front end of my vehicle (Dodge Intrepid, 1996). The impact was so strong that it caused the battery to break in half, among other damages. I was using the seat belt, and saw the airbag light come-on; but the air bag did not activate. I have not gone to the dealer with this information. Will do so, once the insurance company has completed its report. My car has been declared a total loss because the repair costs exceed the market value of the vehicle. I did not suffer major injuries as a result of this accident, even though the force of the impact did cause the seat belt to tighten its greeep and this did caused some brusing and severe chest and side pain. I am sending this complaint so that the problem can be noted and if it hasn't reported previously and corrected, that it be done, as to avoid others having the same problem, and face worse luck than I.

- Grand Island, NE, USA

problem #25

May 252003

Intrepid

  • miles
Consumer was involved in a head-on collision while traveling approximately 35 mph. Neither the front driver or passenger air bags deployed.

- Erie, PA, USA

problem #24

Oct 152002

Intrepid

  • miles
The vehicle was in a frontal collision, and the air bags failed to deploy.

- North Olmsted, OH, USA

problem #23

Aug 272002

Intrepid

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While the consumer and her son were traveling at 40 mph, they were involved in an accident and were injured, and the air bags failed to deploy.

- Charleston, MS, USA

problem #22

Aug 272002

Intrepid

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states vehicle was involved in a frontal collision w/a tree at approx 40mph. Both driver and passenger air bags did not deploy. Nlm

- Charleston, MS, USA

problem #21

Jul 292002

Intrepid

  • miles
While driving at 30 mph consumer rear ended another vehicle and none of the air bags deployed. Then, while sitting there consumer was rear ended by another vehicle at 50 mph, and the air bags still did not deploy. Contacted dealer.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #20

Oct 302001

Intrepid

  • miles
Head-on collision. Air bags did not deploy. Sensors broken in crash. Have photographs.

- Cuyahoga Falls, OH, USA

problem #19

May 042001

Intrepid

  • miles
Vehicle was involved in a frontal collision. Upon impac, airbags did not deploy. Manufacturer will be notified. Vehicle has been totalled.

- Mahwah, NJ, USA

problem #18

Feb 132001

Intrepid

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle skidded on black ice, hitting head on telephone, and another vehicle swiped consumer's vehicle. Consumer's vehicle was going approximately 35mph before sliding. Dealer was no help in giving information about deployment of the airbag. An independent investigator stated that the impact was absorbed by the vehicle's crush points and that the threshold for air bag deployment was not met, 1 person was injured in accident.

- Lincoln Park, NJ, USA

problem #17

Jun 152000

Intrepid

  • miles
Air bags light appeared on and off. Air bag clock spring coil broke, and technician had to disconnect the air bags.

- Siminole, FL, USA

problem #16

May 032000

(reported on)

Intrepid

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer concerned about effectiveness of passenger side air bag (deploying prematurely or improperly) because the air bag cover is peeled up on dashboard consumer is uncertain if cover will contain air bag during normal vehicle operation or during a light collision.

- Virginia B, VA, USA

problem #15

May 032000

(reported on)

Intrepid

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer concerned about effectiveness of passenger side air bag (deploying prematurely or improperly) because the air bag cover is peeled up on dashboard consumer is uncertain if cover will contain air bag during normal vehicle operation or during a light collision.

- Virginia B, VA, USA

problem #14

Apr 042000

Intrepid

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While approaching an intersection a car turned in front of consumer's vehicle and consumer hit vehicle on passenger's side, and neither airbag deployed. Hasn't contacted dealer or manufacturer. Dealer was told us air bags do not deploy unless accidnt is head -on.

- Racine, WI, USA

problem #13

Dec 281999

(reported on)

Intrepid

  • miles
Driver hit a tree head-on in wet conditions at 30mph, and neither driver's nor passenger's airbags deployed properly. Airbags just oozed out of the steering wheel. Airbags did not have air in them. Dealer has not seen vehicle.

- Isonville, KY, USA

problem #12

Dec 281999

(reported on)

Intrepid

  • miles
Driver hit a tree head-on in wet conditions at 30mph, and neither driver's nor passenger's airbags deployed properly. Airbags just oozed out of the steering wheel. Airbags did not have air in them. Dealer has not seen vehicle.

- Isonville, KY, USA

problem #11

Dec 101999

(reported on)

Intrepid

  • miles
Passenger's airbag cover warps from heat. Possibility of being deployed while driving.

- Poquoson, VA, USA

problem #10

Oct 191998

Intrepid

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving approximately 45 to 50 mph consumer hit side of car ahead, neither air bag deployed until vehicle came to a complete stop. Airbag only deployed half way. Driver sustained head and facial injuries. The seat belt failed, and pulled the driver the door and hit windshield.

- Duluth, GA, USA

problem #9

Oct 191998

Intrepid

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving approximately 45 to 50 mph consumer hit side of car ahead, neither air bag deployed until vehicle came to a complete stop. Airbag only deployed half way. Driver sustained head and facial injuries. The seat belt failed, and pulled the driver the door and hit windshield.

- Duluth, GA, USA

problem #8

Feb 101998

Intrepid

  • miles
During frontal impact at 40 mph, the driver's and passenger's side air bags did not deploy.

- Lawrenceville, NJ, USA

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