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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
7 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
7 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1996 Chevrolet Blazer brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #8

Oct 081996

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Brakes frequently must be depressed all the way to floor board to stop vehicle.

- West Babyl, NY, USA

problem #7

Mar 291997

Blazer

  • miles
Brakes experienced power loss. Please descibe.

- Tracy City, TN, USA

problem #6

Sep 201996

Blazer

  • miles
Brakes failed, causing accident.

- Westminste, CA, USA

problem #5

Aug 201996

Blazer

  • miles

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

Brakes failed, causing loss of control/accident/injuries/fire. While driving 55 mph brakes failed and vehicle rolled over. Both driver and passenger sustained injuries. The driver sustained a fracture tail bone, and permanent scaring on legs, and on right and left hands. While the passenger sustained head and facial injuries. GMC has not cooperated and continued to block information that may explain some of the vehicle's problems. GMC blamed the contact as responsible for the accident. Everyone was scared to say anything to the contact due to threats from GMC. Law firms refused to take the case because the contact and passenger did not suffer serious injuries nor were there any fatalities.

- New York, NY, USA

problem #4

Dec 051996

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The vehicle was in the park position, consumer placed the vehicle from park to drive and the vehicle accelearated in drive. Consumer applied force to the brake pedal and the vehicle accelerated again in reverse, causing the consumer to have a collision.

- La Mirada, CA, USA

problem #3

Oct 261996

Blazer

  • miles
While driving applied the brakes and the brake failed and the vehicle went off the road and would not stop.

- Scottdale, PA, USA

problem #2

Nov 141996

(reported on)

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying the brakes, the pedal goes to the floor and ABS brakes failed. Consumer states on three separate occasions in no ABS situations, consumer went to brake at a stop light and brake pedal went to the floor, consumer took vehicle in for inspection 3 times but was advised there were no signs of trouble, the 3rd time they found tire speed sensor was not positioned the correct distance from the tire.

- Rochester, NY, USA

problem #1

Aug 041996

Blazer

  • miles
Consumer was coming to a light, applied the brakes and there were no brakes, caused consumer to have an accident and brakes came back.

- Syracuse , NY, USA

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