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1998 Monte Carlo Passenger side Air Bag vinyl unglued

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Old 02-11-2012, 08:03 PM
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Hey everyone.....I have a 1998 Monte Carlo Z34 and the Vinyl (or whatever material) that covers the passenger side air bag has come unglued (NOT cracked) i'm guessing due to the sunlight/heat passing through the windsheild.Has anyone else ever had this issue,is it fixable and if so how did it cost to fix? Thanks!!!!
 
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Old 02-11-2012, 08:15 PM
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I've never seen it happen, but it wouldn't surprise me that it happened to someone. Honestly, if you've tried to reglue it and that didn't work, I would just buy another air bag from either a local junk yard or online and replace it.
 
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Old 02-11-2012, 08:23 PM
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I'm hoping someone else might have experienced it.....I don't know how complicated it would be to remove the airbag and possible heat the vinyl with a blow dryer and reglue it.I may try to take it to a reputable upholstery place and see what they say.
 
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Old 02-11-2012, 10:04 PM
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Unfortunately, no shop is going to fix the vinyl on your airbag. It is illegal to alter the airbag in any way so its too much of a liability for a shop to mess with it. If you cant glue it back down yourself you may need to replace the airbag or live with the peeling vinyl.
 
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I own a 1997 Monte Carlo. It happened to me and I ended up having to buy another one. Once it comes off, it kinda shrinks and it becomes impossible to re glue. Also make sure a professional does the install. Once you pop off the old one, it's real tough to put the new one in, unless you've done it before.
Good luck
 
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