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    wham bam thank you airbags???????

    i was cleaning my astra today when my pass side air bag kindly blasted me in the face for no reason .( they do hurt and they are loud my ears are still ringing and it happened abt 4 ish) while my friend was laughing quite a lot in the drivers seat ,the steering wheel AB kindly blasted him too this did make me feel better but it did'nt change the fact that my car is F***** withg a smashed screen. has anyone elese had this or am i just really unlucky and special. i need tlc off sexy lady's to make me feel better. p.s why do airbags come out with the force of a large elephant thats just been shot up the a*** :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

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    **** me!

    Get it to vauxhall asap!

    Glad you're okay m8... could have been very nasty.
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    they said they had never heard of it and kinda told me to go away they also told me that it was gunna be £1500+ vat + fitting for a new dash and stuff and i no someone who works there (assitant managers daughter had a thing for me) i laughed soooooooooooooooooo much . its an s reg and it aint under warrenty anymore so i went with no fuss and friction burns on my face
    **** me!
    thats what i thought as i nearly touched fabric when it happened you just really dont expect it :shock:

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    Unless your car had the airbag warning light on previously, then this a definite case against Vauxhall for this happening (if you are too close to an airbag they can KILL). I think you should get a solicitor unless Vauxhall offer a full repair without any argument

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    Seems a bit dangerous, its times like these that i am glad my astra has no airbags to blast me in the face.
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    shame about the car shell tho,lol.

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    Sh*t thats really bad, has your car ever been involved in a front end accident?

    I would contact the Vauxhall customer care, complain and get a case number.
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    :shock: :shock: ****ing hell m8, you was lucky-ish, imagine if you was driving along and it suddenly happened, i would complain o vauxhall m8 cos something aint right :roll:

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    Feck me mate, that sounds nasty - imagine if you'd have been driving at the time :shock: Glad you're reasonably OK. tho as airbags can do serionus injury.

    Get onto Vauxhall (01585 427200), about this IMO dealers don't give a toss.

    I've never liked the thought of driving with a bomb less than 2ft from my face, and this sort of episode don't make me feel any better about it

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    Claim, i would, don't let the dealers or service men bully you into believing them, it's not your fault. What if that was a child, could they of taken the brunt of the force without injury. And what if you was doing 70+ on the motorway scary thought hey.

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    That is frightening.

    As everyone is saying, this is a DEFINATE claim against Vauxhall. You could have been seriously injured and god forbid if you had been driving you could have injured other road users as well.

    Call Vauxhall Customer Services on the number Ffoeg has provided and don't be fobbed off.

    p.s. I have a vision of your m8 laughing at you then his airbag going off, dangerous and shocking i know, but i can't help but snigger ops:

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