really awful
Crashes / Fires:
6 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
5 / 0
Average Mileage:
117,341 miles

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problem #6

Dec 162016


  • 230,000 miles
Takata recall traveling at speed of 50 mph on a county highway another vehicle pulled out in front of Yukon. Front of Yukon impacted the rear of other vehicle causing extensive damage to the front of Yukon. Air bags did not deploy. Yukon was totalled.

- Austinville, IA, USA

problem #5

Jan 062015


  • 225,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 GMC Yukon. The contact stated that after being involved in a collision, the air bags failed to deploy. The details of the collision were not available. The vehicle was destroyed. A police report was filed. The contact sustained back injuries that did not require medical attention. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 225,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Huey Town, AL, USA

problem #4

Sep 122013


  • 142,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 GMC Yukon. The contact stated that while driving 45 mph, he crashed into the passenger's side of another vehicle and the air bags filed to deploy with the impact. In addition, the seat belt failed to secure as designed. The contact sustained a bruised rib and an injury to the left leg. A police report was not filed. The vehicle was destroyed and towed to a salvage facility. The manufacturer was not notified of the defect. The approximately failure mileage was 142,000.

- Pflugervielle, TX, USA

problem #3

Jan 032012


  • 45 miles
On 01/03/2012 I was involved in a frontal drivers side collision, which involved my SUV and another car traveling around 45-50 mph. The impact smashed in the driver door and hood along with other damages. Neither front air bags delayed which resulted in me hitting my face on the steering wheel and having extensive dental damage. I am not sure what contributions are needed to deploy airbags but I do believe mine should have deployed.

- Macon, GA, USA

problem #2

Feb 232009


  • 107,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 GMC Yukon. While driving approximately 55 mph, the contact crashed into another vehicle. His vehicle was completely destroyed and none of the air bags deployed. The driver sustained moderate bodily injuries. It has not yet been determined why the air bags failed to deploy. The contact has pictures of the failed incident and a copy of the police report. He filed a complaint with the manufacturer. The failure and current mileages were 107,000.

- Gaston, SC, USA

problem #1

Dec 092002


  • miles
While driving at 25 mph the vehicle was involved in an accident where airbags did not deploy. Dealer notified. Please provide additional information.

- Fresno, CA, USA