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1998 Chevrolet Blazer wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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1998 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 212001

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


While driving 60-65 mph vehicle went towards left and was hard to control, after pulling over, consumer noticed driver's side wheel was sideways. A broken upper ball joint. No accident. After taken to mechanic for repair he noticed the other side was also bad. Repairs included upper and lower ball joints on driver's and passenger's sides. Wheel was also damaged.

- Wilkes Barre, PA, USA

problem #3

Mar 012001


  • miles
We took the car in for brake pads and the installer said the drums were worn down to almost nothing. They should not wear out that fast. The back is fine just the front. I also want to tell you about a 1992 Cadillac the alloy wheels of our fleetwood are bad. We have put many different tires on and they all go flat because of the alloy wheels. You will be going down the highway and the tires go flate. Noone seems to be able to fix them because they are alloy.

- Grand Rapids, MI, USA

problem #2

Mar 192001

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Westfield, MA, USA

problem #1

Mar 012001


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Wheel could come off at any time. Mechanic found a design problem. Please provide additional information.

- Uxbridge, MA, USA

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