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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
139,000 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 Trailblazer EXT brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 042012

Trailblazer EXT

  • 139,000 miles


Driving approx 70mph on the highway, suddenly heard a "whap whap whap" noise coming from the back of the vehicle. I slowed down, and the sound diminished. Arriving home, I found that the center brake light assembly had come loose at both ends. The two center connections luckily held, or else the piece would have come off the car and possibly caused an accident. I have read that other trailblazers have had the same issue.

- Chambersburg, PA, USA

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