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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
58,582 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.

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2002 Chevrolet Blazer seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2002 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #9

Nov 102015

Blazer

  • 108,735 miles

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

"takata recall" vehicle acted like it wanted to only go right and I couldn't turn left and ended up hitting the guardrail on the right side of the road and almost totalled the vehicle. Didn't know about any recall so I went to junkyard to get whole front end, fenders, hood and pretty much every thing on front of vehicle except for motor. But did replace fan on motor. Cost in parts only was approx. $700 (have receipts). Not including labor! & time and cost spent not having a vehicle until fixed. Also no airbags deployed!

- Andrews, NC, USA

problem #8

Feb 262015

Blazer

  • miles
Parked car in driveway overnight. Awoke this morning to find the passenger side air bag deployed. No other cars were in front or back of it. This is a single family dwelling.

- Long Branch, NJ, USA

problem #7

Oct 192009

Blazer

  • 33,000 miles
Air bag light on 33,000 miles, dealer replaced air bag control module under center console. 33,500 miles air bag light on again, dealer reset light.at 35,100 miles air bag light on again and goes on and off every 5-minutes to this day with 54,000 miles. This needs a recall for GM asap. Please investigate!

- Lumberton, NJ, USA

problem #6

Apr 102010

Blazer

  • 39,500 miles

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

2002 Chevy Blazer airbag light.

- Lumberton, NJ, USA

problem #5

Jul 302010

Blazer 6-cyl

  • 130,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer. The contact was driving approximately 35 mph, and crashed into an unoccupied parked vehicle. The air bags would not deploy with the level of impact in the crash. While the front driver side shoulder seat belt was being worn, it failed to function and caused the contact to move in a forward position as a result her face struck the steering wheel. The contact sustained a broken nose, bruises on both arms and shoulder area. The ambulance, fire and police department were called to the scene. A police report was filed of the incident. The vehicle was towed to a collision facility lot. The vehicle was completely destroyed. The failure mileage was approximately 130,000. Updated 10/13/10 updated 10/14/10

- Weriton, WV, USA

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problem #4

Oct 162009

Blazer

  • 33,000 miles
2002 Chevy Blazer airbag warning light flashing on and off.

- Lumberton, NJ, USA

problem #3

Jun 202003

Blazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 141,000 miles

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

Vehicle ran into the back of a semi-tractor trailer and air bags did not deploy because it didn't consumer sustained injuries, pain and suffering. Dealer notified.

- Macomb, MI, USA

problem #2

Jul 022003

(reported on)

Blazer

  • 42,000 miles
Consumer states "lost control of vehicle while trying avoid hitting another car. Vehiclel flipped 7 times before landing in a ditch. Upon impact, air bags failed to deploy.

- Deriddeder, LA, USA

problem #1

Aug 172001

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
Control panel indicated airbags not engaged.

- Painesville Township, OH, USA

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