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NHTSA — Suspension: Front Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,000 miles

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2002 Oldsmobile Bravada suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Oldsmobile Bravada Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 052003

(reported on)

Bravada

  • 30,000 miles

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

When driving at low speeds there is severe vibration in the front end. The dealership unable to correct. Cause unknown.

- Niles, MI, USA

problem #2

Jan 012002

Bravada

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Tires are wearing uneven, cannot be balanced. Tires were replaced, shocks and struts replaced twice. Cv joint was replaced as well. Dealer is unable to remedy the problem. Oil leaking from front shock, shock was replaced. Banging noise on drivers side front when going over bumps. Strut was leaking and was replaced. Brakes failed while driving resulting in a rear end collison. Brake pdal feels mushy. Passenger side fog light out. Blown fog lamp bulb replaced. Replaced failed passenger front turn signal bulb. Driver and passenger power mirror will not move left or right. Mirror switch replaced. Front bumper cover is loose and rattles. Grinding, clunking and whining when going over bumps or making turns. Steering shaft replaced. Transmission leaking. Replaced rear main seal, removed 02 sensor and converter due to damage. Surging problem with the engine. Dealer could not duplicate.

- Hidepark, MA, USA

problem #1

Jun 232001

Bravada

  • miles
This Bravada had been recalled and the part replaced. While exiting a parking lot at slow speed the steering failed, car fell to the right and into a telephone pole causing extensive damage. The part that failed was the part that was replaced during recall. GM, after investigating, is claiming no responsibility for this incident. Fortunately no one was killed at a higher speed. Something must be done to prevent anyone with this type of vehicle from being injured or killed.

- Ocean City, NJ, USA

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