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CarComplaints.com Notes: It would be ill-advised to blaze any trails with the 2004 Trailblazer. Its faulty fuel gauge could leave you stranded.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
101,247 miles

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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 152015

Trailblazer

  • 122,494 miles

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

Driving I-85 North bound on the morning on 6/15/2015 headed to work when the rear passenger tire blew out causing my 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer to cross over into another lane then back into the lane I was in, spin uncontrollable, all of a sudden the steering wheel started spinning and then the vehicle just shut down, steering wheel locks, the car comes to a stop and slams into a guard rail where I am facing South bound traffic, none of my air bags deploy, I have a neck and back injury that to this day I am still being treated for and my passenger who was a coworker riding to work with me that morning also had a back injury. My vehicle was deemed a total loss by insurance company could not be repaired, lost time from work, still have medical bills, occurring, although I have full coverage insurance but because it was a one vehicle accident there is nothing that can be done about loss wages. Just had these tires put on my truck about 6 months ago, heard about people passing these bad tires on as new tires, don't know if this is the case or not. Don't know why air bags did not deploy, don't know why steering wheel spin then locked up, thank god it was not worse! state trooper said it could have been worse from the way I landed.

- Montgomery, AL, USA

problem #1

Aug 012014

Trailblazer

  • 80,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 40 mph, the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was able to restart and functioned as normal. The failure occurred on multiple occasions. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. In addition, the contact stated that while driving at 30 mph, the rear passenger side wheel suddenly separated from the vehicle. The vehicle was towed to the an independent mechanic, who indicated that the lug nuts detached from the wheel causing the wheel to separate from the vehicle. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 80,000.

- Memphis , TN, USA

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