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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
117,000 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.

2003 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 112013

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles


The contact owns a 2003 Chevrolet S10. The contact stated that while attempting to apply the parking brake, it failed to engage. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer for repair or inspection. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 90000. Updated 11/15/13

- Enderlin , ND, USA

problem #1

Mar 092010

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • 144,000 miles
I have a 2003 S-10 that when it is damp out due to rain or melting snow my rear brakes will lock up. I have taken it to 2 different mechanics and they both say the rear brakes are out of adjustment. After a few days it happens again. Again the mechanics claim the brakes are out of adjustment. It has been in the shop a total of 4 times between the two mechanics each saying the same thing. It is slowly getting worse and has caused me to skid and at times "get sideways" in the road. I have since parked the truck and am driving a different vehicle.

- St. Charles, MO, USA

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