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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 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 S-10 Pickup brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #7

Jul 042001

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Caliper are connecting to the brake pads. Vehicle will pull to oneside, right, if it locks, and it rips to side/ it's pulling. Brakes high noise as a warning that's it's going bad. Consumer had brake pads done by a mechanic. Right side calipers were cracked. Dealer just turned rotor, and packed the bearings. Currently, there are no brakes, and squeal like they are going to go out. Consumer found out through a mechanic the brakes should have been replaced.

- Fort Madsion, IA, USA

problem #6

May 042001

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Consumer was traveling about 20mph on a side street and heard a noise from underneath vehicle coming from brakes. It was metal to metal noise. Dealership was aware of problem. There was an accident.

- Tampa, FL, USA

problem #5

Mar 012001

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • miles
No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Moberly, MO, USA

problem #4

Mar 062000

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

When applying brakes, pedal stiffens and vehicle pulls to the right. Sometimes the brakes lock up, allowing vehicle to keep going after application of brakes. Calipers and rotors have already been repaired twice.

- Erie, PA, USA

problem #3

Oct 301999

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • miles
GM responded they were not responsible for repairs

- Leawood, KS, USA

problem #2

Oct 101999

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Rotors overheat which causes warping. Also, brake pads are too hard and heavy and cause the rotors to overheat and warp. The brake shoes are absolutely perfect. GM motor stated that the government requires the manufacturer to use these pads.

- Ft Johnson, NY, USA

problem #1

Jul 211999

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Fort Walton Beach, FL, USA

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