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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,667 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1996 Chevrolet Blazer brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 012006

Blazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 82,000 miles


: the contact stated that the vehicle's brake lines were rusted. An independent repair shop discovered the rusted brake lines and suggested the vehicle be taken to an authorized service dealer. The vehicle was towed to the service dealer who determined that the vehicle was leaking brake fluid. The auto insurer inspected the vehicle for possible damage caused by the towing company and determined that the leakage was due to the rusting. The brake lines were replaced and the manufacturer was contacted after the complaint was taken.

- Bethesda, MD, USA

problem #2

Jul 272003

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles
Both rear wheels and axles separated from the rear differential while traveling at 55 mph on highway. Loss of vehicle control and braking due to severed brake lines and rear wheels separated from rear differential.body damage incurred when rear wheel and axle jammed under rear bumper.

- Leominster, MA, USA

problem #1

Mar 162001


  • miles
ABS light on instrument panel came on. Dealership examined vehicle and determined that brake lines had corroded, allowing brake fluid to leak from vehicle. Please provide any additional information / attachments.

- Tecumseh, MI, USA

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