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NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,683 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.

2002 Isuzu Axiom brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Isuzu Axiom Owner Comments

problem #6

Feb 072012

Axiom

  • 119,100 miles

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

My transmission is also given me alot of problems just like others ive spoken with, I bought this vehicle expecting 2 put some money in it but not countinusly for the same minor problems the SUV also goes dead at red lights & stop signs why they cant quiet tell & it uses brakes likes crazy so I was told by the men @ the shop to write so thats what I did hoping it will help anybody else in this situation!

- Mobile, AL, USA

problem #5

Sep 172010

Axiom

  • 85,000 miles
I own a 2002 Isuzu Axiom as of April 2009 and I am having all type of problems such as:my gas meter is not working took it to a mechanic he fixed the gas tank and in about one month it stop working again, the ABS light stays on, the ignition keep over turning as you turn on the vehicle, the truck leaks when it rains, the brakes locks and make me slide when stopping. The mechanic tried to fix all said problems and with in a months time the problem comes back.

- Miami Gardens, FL, USA

problem #4

Dec 252008

Axiom

  • 30,000 miles
While driving on uneven roads or snow and braking the car produces a grinding noise from the front of the car and the brakes do not fully work if at all. The car takes much longer to stop and in this situation if they are even working at all and may cause a car accident in the future from the car not being able to brake appropriately. I do not know how to correct this failure.

- Glendale, CA, USA

problem #3

Jun 262003

Axiom 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 8,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Isuzu Axiom. While depressing the brake pedal, the vehicle accelerates. The contact has to apply more pressure to the brake pedal in order for the vehicle to come to a complete stop. The vehicle was taken to a dealer once, but they could not duplicate the failure. The current mileage was 65,000 and failure mileage was 8,000. Updated 05/06/08. The consumer stated the failure happened when braking to a stop. As the consumer was about to stop, the engine revved. The consumer crashed into a parked vehicle. Updated 05/06/08.

- Sterling Heights, MI, USA

problem #2

Feb 012002

Axiom 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,000 miles
Extreme vibration while coming to a stop. Starts around 15-20 mph and continues as long as the brakes are depressed. Normally I hear (feel) it and pump the brakes to try and make it stop. Problem has occurred since we purchased new in 2001 and continues to happen today. I have had it checked by the dealership and other mechanics. It does not appear to affect the actual braking but I don't think it is normal. I have replaced the brake pads in the front. Did not help. Local dealership no longer sells/services Isuzu.

- Fort Myers, FL, USA

problem #1

Feb 152003

Axiom

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles
I was involved in a collision, where the gas pedal was stuck and the brakes did not function properly. There were not any road conditions that should have prevented this vehicle from standing still. I was at a stop sign and the vehicle took off hitting a another vehicle in the side body. I have called the dealer and Isuzu and no one seems to be concerned about a brand new car crashing, malfunctioning injuring me and my grand daughter. The only response I got for Isuzu, was inquiring about me purchasing a new car, when the salesman found out that I had gaap insurance and they would be paid off for the other car. No only am I furious about the Isuzu customer service I still have one of these awful cars, the day after I purchased my Isuzu Axiom, my wife bought a brand new one too. I hope she lives to trade this vehicle in for something reliable.

- Laurel, MD, USA

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