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Old 21-11-2016   #1
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Fiat 500 dashboard blown where airbag is

Hi - I have a fiat 500 & I was just wondering if anyone else had had this problem

Where the weak spot is on the dashboard for the airbag to be deployed has been expanded & has cracked - you can see the rectangular shape

I do live in Spain & have noticed this on a few cars the same age as mine (2012)

We enquirer with fiat who insist there was no recall

Just wondered if happened to anyone else

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Re: Fiat 500 dashboard blown where airbag is

Has been posted about on the forum before.

Seems to effect cars only in hot countries and is likely due to the expansion and contraction of the airbag materials in the heat damaging the dash over time I believe some people have had luck getting fiat to replace dash boards and steering wheels but not everyone has been successful
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