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2.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
51,667 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Chevrolet Blazer brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #6

Mar 032012

Blazer 6-cyl

  • 17,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

When applied the brakes there is some roughness under the vehicle brakes has been changed and some time getting jammed.

- Aiken, SC, USA

problem #5

Feb 072006

Blazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 160,000 miles
The contact owns a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer. While depressing the brake pedal from approximately 2-5 mph, the vehicle failed to immediately stop. An independent mechanic replaced the brake system, but the failure still remained. In addition, the wiper blades wiring mechanism did not work effectively. The contact was driving in rainy weather conditions and the wipers would not operate. She had the wiring spliced and was able to use the wipers. The failure mileage was 160,000. Updated 7/3/08 updated 07/03/08

- Bridgeview, MS, USA

problem #4

Dec 042007

Blazer 6-cyl

  • miles
1998 Chevy Blazer with tire failure. Consumer states that the tires blew out and when he went to get them replaced the mechanic said they were dry rotted. He said the brakes engaged on his way home. The consumer stated the brake and ABS light illuminated and the pedal went to the floor. The rear brakes were replaced. After the tire replacement, the consumer was told there was a problem with the rear brakes by another dealer. The first dealer stated every thing checked out and that maybe the master cylinder that was replaced by the previous dealer may have partially failed. The rear shocks were replaced, the rear view mirror assembly was loose. The dealer glued it back together.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #3

Feb 012002

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • 40,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Nar 03-31-2003 consumer experienced problems with wheel bearing, heater control switch, gas gauge, right door lock, brakes, and oil sending hoses.

- Brimley , MI, USA

problem #2

Nov 152003

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • 93,000 miles
My wife was in danger driving the truck when she brought it to another route (another shop), which was hutchens Chevrolet. They told my wife and gave her the paper work stating that, the truck was unsafe and she could have been in danger if continued driving it. When he was told of the brake problems, (the car dealership owner) he instructed my wife to take it to his own auto repair shop, when my wife got the truck back, it was in the same state not everything was fixed. The work was completed at hutchens. The work had to have cost about $378. And there are more troubles with the truck, I see signs of rust and corrosion, there are vibrations when the vehicle is in excess of 60 miles.

- Newport News, VA, USA

problem #1

Dec 012003

Blazer

  • miles
-- passenger side recliner handle broke -- front brake pads and rotor have had to be replaced twice in the 6yrs of ownership -- windshield wiper works erratically (stopping in the middle of the window) -- the extra heavy duty battery died after 3 yrs of ownership -- the alternator had to be replaced.

- Woodridge, IL, USA

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