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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 1
Average Mileage:
1,920 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 engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #5

Mar 011996

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Oil pan leaks.

- Pasadena, CA, USA

problem #4

May 171997

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
Loose wiring of crank sensor caused vehicle to stall.

- York, PA, USA

problem #3

Nov 181996

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes/rotors; when driving the vehicle and applying the brakes they go completely to the floor and the vehicle does not stop. January 1997, took to champion Chevrolet and they said there was no problem. Vehicle is in shop now because the motor blew the rods up for the second time.

- Riverside, CA, USA

problem #2

Nov 151995

Blazer

  • miles
Design: Mis-position of engine valve seals causes excessive oil consumption; also, leakage at valve seals could cause fire.

- Mannassas, VA, USA

problem #1

Oct 081995

Blazer

  • miles
Oil sensor is defective, oil indicator light comes on intermittently.

- Astoria, NY, USA

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