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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
64,000 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.

2001 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2001 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #5

Jul 152012

S-10 Pickup

  • 180,000 miles


The contact owned a 2001 Chevrolet S10. The contact stated that the vehicle crashed into a light pole, but the air bags did not deploy. The contact mentioned that the driver hit his head on the windshield upon impact. A police report was filed. The driver received stitches and complained that his back and neck were constantly hurting. He also sustained bruises and abrasions. The vehicle was declared destroyed. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure and current mileages were 180,000.

- Martinsville , VA, USA

problem #4

Sep 122002

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 73,000 miles
Made turn on secondary while was raining, another auto was in front passed and slid on wet road. Vehicle hit a utility pole head on, and air bags did not deploy. Auto was smashed badly in front. (may be totaled).

- Bradenton, FL, USA

problem #3

Jul 252003

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 44,000 miles
When hit at 75mph in the front on driver's side of vehicle, the air bag did not deploy. The dealer was notified.

- Thompsons Station, TN, USA

problem #2

Aug 302002

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • 23,000 miles
Re: 774560 consumer struck vehicle full force and air bags did not deploy.

- Auburn, WA, USA

problem #1

Feb 282001

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Air bag warning light illuminates intermittently on regualr basis. Three trips to dealer has failed to resolve problem. Dealer and manufacturer cannot diagnose problem.

- Pickerington, OH, USA

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