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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,333 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.

2002 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup accessories - interior problems

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2002 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 132007

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 22,000 miles


- the contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 with a current and failure mileage of 22,000. On February 13, 2007 H the contact was sitting at a traffic light on a dry day when a vehicle going approximately 45 mph hit him in the rear, causing the contacts vehicle to collide into the rear of the vehicle in front of him. Upon impact, no air bags deployed. The vehicle was towed to state farm insurance company, and the vehicle was totaled. The contact stated that no reason was given for why the air bags did not deploy. The consumer stated the drivers seat broke. Updated 05/08/07.

- Pasco, WA, USA

problem #2

Oct 052006

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,000 miles
2002 S10 seat reclining adjustment control handle breaks off with no control of position of safe position of seating for driver. I had same problem with a 1999.

- Point Pleasant, WV, USA

problem #1

Jan 112002

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 26,000 miles
Passenger seat does not lock in place until pushed all the way back-cannot do that if someone is in the 3rd seat.

- Vienna, VA, USA

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