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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
81,625 miles

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2001 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2001 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #4

Sep 162010

S-10 Pickup

  • 174,500 miles


The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet S-10 pick up. The contact stated that the driver side door hinges were fracturing from the vehicle and the doors were glued to the frame instead of welded. The contact stated that the driver side door could fall off while driving and cause a crash. The contact called the manufacturer and the manufacturer informed the contact to take the vehicle to a dealer for a diagnostic test. The failure and current mileage was 174,500.

- Fredicksburg, TX, USA

problem #3

Sep 252008

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
I have a 2001 chevorlet extreme "S-10". it has the third door behind the drivers door, in the last two years, I have had to replace the door handle for the third door atleast 6 times. The third door is not used regularly, but again, atleast 6 times in the past two years it has snapped at the hinges.

- Suisun City, CA, USA

problem #2

Feb 212005

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 92,000 miles
2004 tail gate ass failed replaced after market parts 2004 back up lights in/op;004 interrior light will not turn off/ over ride botton used to save battery2005 left front hub ass replaced. 004 right front hub ass replaced;005 front end replaced/pittman/tie rods;2004 oil filter leak / tightened 2004 rear emergency brakes in/op 5 left emergency brake drum replaced;005 right emergency brake drum replaced 2005 gas sending unit replaced eradic behavior 2004 left brake shoe replaced ;004 right brake shoe replaced;005 left brake shoe replaced front;005 right brake shoe replaced front 2005 left brake shoe replaced rear;005 right brake shoe replaced rear;005 U joints replaced;04 battery replaced 2005 transmission showing signs of wear;005 rear end {3.42} locker clangs between 1st and revved. 004 4 tires 005 4 tires 2004 door hinges freeze up lube;005 tail gate hinges show wear 2005 parts 4 ea tie rods/O/ring type brake shoesand drums/U joints. I have for inspection.

- Sautee, GA, USA

problem #1

Nov 302004

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles
I have 2 GM trucks in my family. Both have had the same problem with all the door hinges - the hinge pins lock up and the doors will not open or close without deforming the body. I have been told (when I went in for repair at a dealership) that this is a standard repair for all GM trucks. The risk to the passenger is that the sheetmetal weakens and the hinge rips from the body of the truck.

- Burlington, WI, USA

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