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1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup recalls

1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup

10 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Chevrolet service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Chevrolet customer service.

  1. 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #09E025000

    • Date Announced: MAY 11, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 42,540

    Summary: Dope, Inc. Is recalling 42,540 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dope, Inc. Will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on July 28, 2009. Owners may contact dope, Inc. At 1-626-272-1798. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E025000 »

  2. 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #09E012000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 07, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 16,270

    Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on May 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E012000 »

  3. 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES NHTSA Campaign #07E021000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 12, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 742

    Summary: Certain delphi fuel pressure regulators, P/nos. FP10020-11B1, FP10026-11B1, and FP10027-11B1, sold after January 9, 2007, as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles listed above. The universal pressure regulators (upr) were produced without an O'ring and retainer.

    Consequence: Fuel may leak, possibly resulting in a fire.

    Actions: Delphi will notify owners and replace the upr free of charge. The recall began on April 23, 2007. Owners can contact delphi at 877-411-8770. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E021000 »

  4. 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E065000

    • Date Announced: JULY 17, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,593

    Summary: Certain aj motorsport combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

    Consequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Aj motorsport will notify owners and offer reimbursement for the lamps. The recall began on July 31, 2006. Owners may contact aj motorsport at 626-618-2026. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E065000 »

  5. 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E060000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 29, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 87,745

    Summary: Certain aai motorsports combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above list passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

    Consequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash

    Actions: Aai motorsports will notify owners and replace the lamps free of charge. The recall began on August 1, 2006. Owners may contact aai motorsports at 909-923-9188. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E060000 »

  6. 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #00V220000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 11, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 14,279

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." The daytime running lights built with a candela value greater than 3,000 cannot be mounted higher than 864mm above the road surface.

    Consequence: These vehicles do not comply with requirements of FMVSS no. 108.

    Actions: Dealers will install a revised wiring harness that changes the drl's from high beam to low beam drl's, and install new long-life low beam bulbs. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V220000 »

  7. 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #00V159000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 16, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 306

    Summary: Vehicle description: Electric pickup trucks. A condition in which the fuel-fired heater fill pipe ground strap contacts the rear passenger side brake pipe.

    Consequence: This could wear off the corrosion protection on the brake pipe, leading to premature corrosion and eventual loss of brake pipe integrity. When brake pipe integrity is lost, brake fluid leakage can occur.

    Actions: Dealers will relocate the ground strap attachment, inspect the brake pipe for wear, and replace the brake pipe if necessary. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V159000 »

  8. 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #98V177000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 04, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 354

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks equipped with electric drive. Rapid fogging of the interior glass can occur within two minutes after the heat is turned on if (1) the outside temperature is between 35 and 76 degrees Fahrenheit and (2) water has collected on the heat exchanger during previous operation of the air conditioning.

    Consequence: If rapid fogging were to occur during driving, it could obstruct the driver's vision increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Owners are being provided with a caution label and supplemental insert for their owner's manual advising them to follow a "stop and wait" procedure to help avoid window fogging while driving. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V177000 »

  9. 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD NHTSA Campaign #97V208001

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 25, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 33,973

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks and multi-purpose vehicles. An engine electrical wiring-harness clip can melt and drip onto the exhaust manifold.

    Consequence: The clip material on the exhaust manifold can ignite and subsequently ignite other combustible components resulting in a vehicle fire.

    Actions: Dealers are contacting owners by telephone to have their vehicles towed to the dealer and alternate transportation provided to them until the dealer can reroute the electrical wiring-harness. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V208001 »

  10. 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #97V218000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 24, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 19,716

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks and multi-purpose passenger vehicles. A fatigue fracture of the rear axle right-hand brake pipe can occur causing a slow brake fluid leak resulting in a soft brake pedal. If the brake pipe breaks, the driver would experience a sudden drop in the brake pedal, the instrument panel brake light would illuminate, and there would be a loss of rear brake performance.

    Consequence: Partial loss of braking at a time when minimum stopping distance was required could result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect and replace the brake pipe. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V218000 »

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