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CarComplaints.com Notes: The Trailblazer emerged from an "upscale trim line" of the Blazer, but there's nothing upscale about its transmission problems or its wonky, unpredictable headlights.

5.3

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
18,012 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 052007

Trailblazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I live in southwest Ohio and I own a 2002 Trailblazer. I noticed that in December of 2006, my rear windshield wiper would not function when turned on. Shortly thereafter, we had our first frost and I noticed that the rear defogger/defroster was not working. It is now nearly 0 degrees outside and even if I clean the window with a scraper, it still frosts up while driving. I have looked for a fuse to replace, but find none for the rear defrost, and the one for the rear wiper is fine. Just yesterday, I picked up some large items at a home improvement store and was unable to unlock the rear gate, I tried to use the button on my remote, to which the car no longer responds, even with new battery, I tried to unlock it from the driver side controls with the car off and turned on, but nothing happened. So there me and my pregnant wife were standing in zero temperature weather with three large items on a cart and nowhere to go with them. We ended up paying somebody to haul them to our house.

- Huber Heights, OH, USA

problem #1

May 282004

Trailblazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,024 miles
Rear defroster was looked at while still under warranty and consumer was told it was alright, but when consumer used it, it would not work. Now vehicle is out of warranty and consumer was told, by the dealer, consumer would have to pay for it. Manufacturer said to talk to zone man who stated that the vehicle was out of warranty and it is consumer's problem.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

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