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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
83 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
41 / 1
Average Mileage:
1,524 miles

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1996 Chevrolet Blazer brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments (Page 12 of 18)

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problem #121

Nov 011997

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Brakes failed.

- Laughlin Afb, TX, USA

problem #120

Nov 101997

(reported on)

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle's anti lock brakes failed.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #119

Sep 191997

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS brake system failed causing a collision.

- Augusta, WV, USA

problem #118

Jan 031998

Blazer

  • miles

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

Whenever consumer makes a sudden stop the ABS brakes do not operate properly. The vehicle will not stop, rather it will coast up to 60 ft. Will feel brakes pulsating and sounds of a big spring is underneath feet. Consumer took vehicle to dealer approximately 3 times, and they did not remedy the problem.

- Murfreesbro, TN, USA

problem #117

Jan 121998

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
Braking failure.

- Mokena, IL, USA

problem #116

Jan 231998

(reported on)

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
ABS failure.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #115

Jan 231998

(reported on)

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Consumer states that while driving the vehicle experienced total brake failure and power. The dealer has been notified.

- Berrmingham, AL, USA

problem #114

Nov 011997

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS brakes do not stop vehicle properly, and that pads and rotors are worn at 13,000 miles. Also problem occurs occasionally on wet pavemet

- Metairie, LA, USA

problem #113

Jul 011997

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
ABS failed, pedal went to the floor and vehicle crashed.

- Simi Valle, CA, USA

problem #112

Apr 011997

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake failure.

- Salem, OR, USA

problem #111

Sep 271997

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

When drivng at approximately various speeds ABS brakes will engage, when going over a small bumps effects ability to stop, about 2 cars before coming to complete stop. While driving over a bump, brakes failed, vehicle lost control, resulting in a crash. Dealer says vehicle meets all the prescribed standards.

- Westlake Village, CA, USA

problem #110

Nov 251997

Blazer

  • miles
When the brakes are applied the pedal goes to the floor, resulting in extended stopping distances. The brake pads has been replaced on the vehicle. The dealer has been notified.

- Pikeville, KY, USA

problem #109

Sep 011997

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS brake failure.

- Wikeson, WA, USA

problem #108

Aug 271997

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
Front ABS brakes failed.

- Carteret, NJ, USA

problem #107

Nov 201997

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
ABS brake pedal goes to floor when brakes were applied which resulted in an accident. Owner notes vehicle has an exteneded stopping distance. Cause unknown.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #106

Nov 181997

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
ABS brakes; when applying the brakes in a panic stop, the pedal goes to the floor and the brakes fail to stop the vehicle.

- Forest Park, GA, USA

problem #105

Nov 171997

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
Owner has ABS brakes; pedal goes mid level of floor when brakes are applied. Also there is an extended stopping distance. Occurs on all types of pavement wet or dry. Vehicle has not been taken to dealer.

- Catlettsburg, KY, USA

problem #104

Nov 171997

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
When applying the brakes the pedal goes to the floor and vehicle does not stop. Dealer can't find the problem.

- Sheffield, PA, USA

problem #103

Nov 121997

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
When applying the brakes going over a small bump, the vehicle continues. The pedal goes to the floor with no braking ability. Dealer can't solve problem.

- Santa Cruz, CA, USA

problem #102

Nov 101997

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
Whne driivng at approx 35 mph goes to apply brakes to make emergency stop, brakes feel like they will go to floor, make a grinding noise. On wet leaves brakes locked up. Vehicle did a 360 turn. Dealer replaced pads twice, still defect is reoccurring which can result in accident.

- Devon, PA, USA

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