Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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CarComplaints.com Notes: Carrying the not-so-proud traditions of its 2002 predecessor, the 2003 has a handful of instrument panel malfunctions that can leave you guessing your speed, engine temperature or how much gas is left in the tank.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,306 miles

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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 032006

Trailblazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 44,306 miles

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

Regarding 2003 Chevy. Trail Blazer (3 row seating version). The tail gate binds and will not open. I took the vehicle to a Chevy. Dealer. They called me back and said that the entire window, struts, high mount brake light and trim blew out when the mechanic opened the tailgate to repair it. The impact was so intense that it knocked the mechanic down on the ground. This is very dangerous matter and GM should do something about this. We or the mechanic could have been injured. They originally wrote up the repair for $25 but now my bill is $1000. The dealer wants me to turn it into my insurance. The dealer force the tailgate open and caused the damage. I think they are responsible.

- Commerce Township, MI, USA

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