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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
19,500 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 Trailblazer EXT brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 152005

Trailblazer EXT 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,000 miles


The consumer owned 2003 Chevy trailblazer and was having rotor problems. The vehicle has 33,000 miles on it. The rotors were pitted and warped on the inside. The total cost was $838 to replace themt. Brake pads were replaced along with the rotors. The brakes were squeaking and vibrating when to trying to come to a stop. Talso, he brakes squeaked in reverse. T owner took the vehicle to an independent repair shop. The vehicle has now been repaired by the mechanic.the owner ha not called the dealership, but the owner knew that the warranty expired.

- Wolcott, CT, USA

problem #1

Jun 142004

Trailblazer EXT 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,000 miles
Front end loose, ball joints needed replacement. Driver side seatbelt defective/twisted. Rotors warped needed repalcement. Outside door handle does not open door. Dirver side mirror moves around (programed) without notice. Transmission engages rough, feels like it slipping. Tailgate out of allignment, rear seatbelt defective needed replacement, 4WD locked up in parking lot, front end has scraping noises when turning, heated seats not working, irratic, tailgate panel falls off, driver seat frame broken needed replacement, electrical system irratic.

- Jackson, NJ, USA

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