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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2014 Chevrolet Captiva brakes problems

brakes problem

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2014 Chevrolet Captiva Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 262014

Captiva 4-cyl

  • 14,000 miles


Rented the Captiva from enterprise at jacksonville, fl, airport. Engine had clattered a bit at slow speeds but not on highway. On third and last day we were driving away after a traffic light had turned green and the engine just stopped working. The car turned off. I put on the hazard lights and turned into right lane, then into a parking lot that luckily happened to be next to it. All the cars around us were moving slowly - again, luckily - because they had been stopped at the traffic light. I lost the power in steering and also the brakes. I did not knock against the keys in the ignition and I could think of nothing unusual that happened before the engine just failed.

- Arlington, VA, USA

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