MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE 1997 : Problems
Frontal Air Bag
ODI ID: 758355 NHTSA Complaint ID: 329552
Make: Mitsubishi Model: 1997 ECLIPSE 97
Component/Parts: Frontal Air Bag
Failure Date: February 11, 2002 Complaint Date: February 17, 2002
City/State: SUNNYVALE, CA (California)
Crash: Yes Fire: No Injured: 2 Deaths: 0
Complaint Description: i was going on us-101 north and got side-swiped by an suv which was trying to get into my lane (car pool lane). i was at a speed of 60-65 mph. i lost control of the car and rear-ended another suv. you can find photos of my crashed car ( now parked at the auto body shop) at : http://photos.yahoo.com/shamakarkal under the folder named "crash". you can see that the air bags failed to deploy at that speed.*ak .
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Last Update: August 28, 2004