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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 17 of 18)

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problem #21

Oct 241996

Blazer

  • miles

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

Driving in the rain, applied the brakes two or three car lengths away, the ABS brakes locked up, causing the consumer to rear end another vehicle.

- Highlands, TX, USA

problem #20

Nov 011996

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
Brakes failed on three different occasions, brake paedal went to the floor, replaced the master cylinder once, has ABS anti-lock brakes.

- Inverness, FL, USA

problem #19

Oct 121996

Blazer

  • miles
Failure on the anti-lock brakes, consumer was drivng at 30 mph and the consumer applied force to the brakes, pedal went to the floor, causing the consumer to have an accident.

- Benfalem, PA, USA

problem #18

Jul 121996

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Equipped w/ABS brakes; left brake rotor and front pads wear unevenly, within a few months, the new right pad had worn out and in October. Master cylinder and brake booster replaced due to air heard when brakes were applied. Headlight cover had water in headlight. Vehicle also pulled to the right when braking.

- Manassas, VA, USA

problem #17

Mar 021996

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS makes rumbling noise when brake pedal is depressed, also brakes don't perform properly, causing extended stopping distances.

- Woodstock, CT, USA

problem #16

Sep 141996

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
Approaching a red light applied the ABS brakes 6 or 7 cars back, the brakes did not take and causing a crash in good wheather condition.

- Lodi, NJ, USA

problem #15

Sep 261996

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Frontal collision, impact 12:00 position, speed 20mph, ABS brake failure, applied brakes, pedal went to the floor, loss of effectiveness.

- Wharn Cliffe, WV, USA

problem #14

Sep 241996

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Driving vehicle at speed 20mph, applied ABS brakes, pedal went to the floor and vehicle went into open throttle position, impact 1:00 position, lost control, vechile flipped over. Consumer was injured in accident.

- Gatlinburg, TN, USA

problem #13

Jul 091996

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS brake failure, applied the brakes, pedal went to floor, complete loss of effectiveness, lost control of vehicle, went into ditch.

- Ridgecrest, CA, USA

problem #12

May 101996

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
Premature wear of anti-lock brakes, also replaced front brake pads and resurfaced rotors.

- Lexington, KY, USA

problem #11

Jul 081996

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Vehicle's ABS braking system failed while driving with no warning.

- Ridgecrest, CA, USA

problem #10

Jun 221996

Blazer

  • miles
ABS brake failure/ABS turned on prematurely.

- Torrance, CA, USA

problem #9

Apr 111996

Blazer

  • miles
Antilock brakes failed, causing accident.

- Loxahatche, FL, USA

problem #8

Apr 201996

Blazer

  • miles
Total loss of braking system while driving. No response from ABS.

- Chesterville, IN, USA

problem #7

Mar 041996

Blazer

  • miles
ABS brakes, when brakes are applied very hard to right, cause loss of control, intermitterly loss of effectiveness.

- Destin, FL, USA

problem #6

Mar 041996

Blazer

  • miles
ABS brakes, when brakes are applied very hard to right, cause loss of control, intermitterly loss of effectiveness.

- Destin, FL, USA

problem #5

Mar 051996

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
ABS brakes; all components of ABS brakes replaced; brakes locked up turning truck sideways hopping until complete stop.

- Sevierville, TN, USA

problem #4

Mar 051996

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
ABS brakes; all components of ABS brakes replaced; brakes locked up turning truck sideways hopping until complete stop.

- Sevierville, TN, USA

problem #3

Dec 041994

Blazer

  • miles
Anti-lock brake failure, when brakes where applied pedal goes to floor and goes to the right.

- Hauma, LA, USA

problem #2

Oct 161995

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS system failure, partial loss of braking at speeds less than 20 mph.

- Scott City, MO, USA

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