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10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Chevrolet Blazer body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1996 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #6

Dec 172008

Blazer

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 1996 Chevrolet Blazer. While proceeding to turn a corner at 25 mph, the driver's side door unexpectedly opened. The driver immediately closed the door manually while the vehicle was in motion. The driver then went to a repair shop and had the door temporarily secured. The failure recurred on a separate occasion. The authorized dealer was notified of the failure and the vehicle has not been repaired. Updated 04/21/09. Updated 04/21/09.

- Clemeton, NJ, USA

problem #5

Nov 011999

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Michelin tires did not last 20,000 miles, they lasted 17,000 miles, radiator cooling system clogged up at about 25,000 miles, door light will come on and off at times, possible electrical problem, dealer found not problem

- Hialeah, FL, USA

problem #4

Jun 291999

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Door panel melted and then caught on fire. The entire driver's side caughton fire and burned.

- Derry, NH, USA

problem #3

Sep 011998

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

While driving the Blazer there was a fire on the driver's door, next to the electronic control mirror. Blazer is being repaired.

- Medina, NY, USA

problem #2

Oct 011995

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Doors misaligned causing paint to chip.

- Saugus, CA, USA

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problem #1

Aug 021997

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying the ABS brakes in a sudden stop, the pedal went to the floor and the brakes failed to stop the vehicle. Brake pads prematurely worn out and dealer replaced them and also resurfaced rotors, consumer states an accident resulted because of the faulty brakes. Rear passenger side door panel material came apart, dealer replaced.

- West Palm Beach, FL, USA

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