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4.7

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,433 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 drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1998 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #8

Jan 202000

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,631 miles

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

Temperature changes to celcius when raining (replaced outside sensor), rear axel noise (not found), binding in front end (not found), shifting concern (not found), coolent missing (pressure tested, no leaks), loud noise when starting (replace starter), left mirror vibrates (replace mirror).

- Waukesha, WI, USA

problem #7

Aug 262003

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 88,736 miles
Loud sound during acceleration (catalytic converter shot again not replaced, contacting GM, no assistance), oil leak on front of engine (power steering pully shaft seal), noisy ac compressor(replace), fluid leak on front of rear differential (replace yoke and seal [2nd seal]), rear differential clunks on acceleration (change case and shaft bearing), dash grill cracked, ideler arm replaced again.

- Waukesha, WI, USA

problem #6

Jan 281999

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 21,498 miles
Driver's seat recliner lever broke, rear differential leaking.

- Waukesha, WI, USA

problem #5

Mar 062000

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,600 miles

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

Passenger seat recliner lever broke off, rear differential front seal leaking, temperature display changes to celsius when raining, tailgate cover broke.

- Waukesha, WI, USA

problem #4

Nov 212001

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
Side gears and case and side bearings failed at 48,300 miles. Replaced front differential assembly, installed new side gear set and case and side bearings. Repair cost was $1,154 dollars. Bought the car used in Feb. 2001, bearings failed in Nov. 2001. Only 5,000 miles were put on the vehicle in that time frame.

- Minneapolis, MN, USA

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problem #3

Sep 112000

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Planetary gear shell, among other internal components broken - $1650 damage.

- Redford Twp., MI, USA

problem #2

Sep 151999

Blazer

  • miles
Ring and pinion gear and rear differential were replaced twice. Also steering idler arm and the speed sensor hav E been replaced.

- Gold Canyon, AZ, USA

problem #1

Sep 151999

Blazer

  • miles
Ring and pinion gear and rear differential were replaced twice. Also steering idler arm and the speed sensor hav E been replaced.

- Gold Canyon, AZ, USA

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