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2005 Pontiac Vibe Recalls

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Most Recent 2005 Pontiac Vibe Recall

On May 13, 2015, Pontiac recalled 300,000 Pontiac Vibe. Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) is recalling certain model year 2005-2007 lexus sc, toyota corolla, corolla matrix, sequoia, and pontiac vibe, and 2005-2006 toyota tundra vehicles that were originally sold, or ever registered, in florida, along the gulf coast, puerto rico, hawaii, the u.s. virgin islands, guam, saipan and american samoa. the inflators in the front passenger air bags are susceptible to rupture or abnormal deployment in the event of a crash necessitating the deployment of the front passenger air bag.
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2005 Pontiac Vibe Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 13, 2015

When deployed due to a crash, the passenger front air bag can deploy abnormally, or with excessive force, causing debris and fragments to strike and injure occupants. 

 

Toyota will notify owners of affective vehicles (a notification timeline has not been released at the time of this writing). Additionally, you may contact your dealership to see if your vehicle is affected. The dealership may ask for your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), so please have it on hand when you contact them. The Toyota recall number is 14V-655.

 

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 20, 2014

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.

Toyota will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles beginning October 25, 2014. As of this writing General Motors has not yet released a notification schedule for Vibe models. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 20, 2014

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.

As of this writing neither Toyota or General Motors has not yet announced a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 26, 2010

The module that controls the operation of the engine may have been improperly manufactured. This can result in various operational issues, including the check engine warning light coming on, harsh transmission shifting, engine stalling or failing to start.

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in February 2011. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 10282.