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Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
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1996 Chevrolet Beretta brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Chevrolet Beretta Owner Comments

problem #4

Sep 262001


  • miles


This has been an ongoing problem since I purchased the vechicle. I took the car back to the dealer and was ttold they "lubed the rotors". the ABS light has been coming on and off recently. Today I went to stop and the brakes kept going I had to put on the emergency brake.

- Worcester, MA, USA

problem #3

May 082000


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer has multiple problems with the vehicle. Brakes & rotors had to be replaced at 17,495 miles. Dealer said it was normal wear. On October 5th, the vehicle was in for a lube job, and dealer never detected that head gasket & freeze plug were leaking. Consumer took it to a mechanic to be checked. Vehicle has now 19,000 miles.

- Barberton, OH, USA

problem #2

May 051999


  • miles
ABS system is working intermittently and keeps failing. Consumer had the brake rotors and T brake drums replaced four times because the brake drums and the brake rotors kept wearing out.

- Bellefontaine, OH, USA

problem #1

Apr 291997


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake rotors: When driving the front end of the vehicle bounces. When applying the brakes there is a grinding noise. When putting the pedal to the floor, the vehicle will not stop dealer says the rotors are warped.

- Nahunta, GA, USA

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