ANNOUNCEMENT: The Car Book 2018 is now online!

Ratings on over 1,000 new & used models going back 5 years, from the Center from Auto Safety. Learn more about The Car Book 2018 here.

Print this page

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
12 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
9 / 1
Average Mileage:
19,143 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 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 1996 Chevrolet Blazer:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

1996 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #21

Aug 212015

Blazer

  • 189,000 miles

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

Driving approx. 35 mph North on 5700 blk of tacony St philadelphia pa 19137, 2005 silver Honda pulls out of drive way hits the rear passenger side and rear passenger tire of truck, truck then spins and flips over. No air bag deployed at all sustained injuries. Was taken by rescue to hospital.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #20

May 172010

Blazer

  • 145,000 miles
The contact owns a 1996 Chevrolet Blazer. The contact was traveling 40 mph when the vehicle was involved in a front end crash with another vehicle. The contact stated that none of the air bags deployed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the contact was informed that the vehicle had performed as designed based on the specifications of the crash. The current and failure mileage was 145,000.

- Okaley, CA, USA

problem #19

Jan 072003

(reported on)

Blazer

  • 68,000 miles
Consumer is concern that airbag may not deploy in an impact due to a defected diagnostic energy reserve module.

- Alpharetta, GA, USA

problem #18

Jan 072003

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles

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

Airbag module is defective due to a diagnostic energy reserve module dropping below normal. Consumer feels airbag may not deploy.this is a safety related defect. Ts...

- Alpharetta, GA, USA

problem #17

Sep 272002

Blazer

  • miles
No summary.

- New Lenox, IL, USA

Search CarComplaints.com for these popular complaint phrases...

problem #16

Oct 122002

Blazer

  • miles
Driver was forced off the road from an embankment and vehicle landed in a ditch approximately 12 feet below the road. Vehicle impacted the ground surface head on. Air bag did not deploy. Driver sustained injuries.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #15

May 272002

(reported on)

Blazer 4WD

  • miles

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

No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Mosinee, WI, USA

problem #14

Feb 011996

Blazer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving, vehicle veers to the left, as if out of alignment. Upon putting foot on brakes to slow down, vehicle did not stop. Consumer had an accident, there were two injuries. Consumer states rear axle seal is leaky, when stopping vehicle or slowing, the brake pedal gives way, air bag failed.

- New York, NY, USA

problem #13

May 292001

Blazer

  • miles
The vehicle accelerated on its own, the consumer was trying to stop the brakes failed causing accident, the air bag did not deploy upon impact.

- Billerica, MA, USA

problem #12

Jun 202000

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
Consumer plowed into the drivers side of another vehicle, the seat belt failed to properly restrain consumer during impact causing her head to hit the rearview mirror, there was no deployment of air bag during accident, consumer recieved severe whiplash. Nlm

- Castlewood, SD, USA

problem #11

Sep 212000

(reported on)

Blazer 4WD

  • miles

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

No deployment of air bag during accident in which the vehicle hit a telephone pole head on. Nlm

- Sterling, VA, USA

problem #10

Aug 161999

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
ABS failed, brakes locked up and the airbag did not deploy the vehicle skidded trough a stop sign striking another vehicle

- Marion Heights, PA, USA

problem #9

Jun 212000

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
No deployment of air bag occured when consumer rear ended another vehicle. When he hit the vehicle the front end went down under other vehicle. Nlm

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #8

Jun 202000

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
Consumer plowed into the drivers side of another vehicle, the seat belt failed to properly restrain consumer during impact causing her head to hit the rearview mirror, there was no deployment of air bag during accident, consumer recieved severe whiplash. Nlm

- Castlewood, SD, USA

problem #7

Dec 131999

Blazer

  • miles
Air bags failed to deploy during accident.

- Montrose, CO, USA

problem #6

May 061999

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Castlewood, SD, USA

problem #5

Sep 161999

Blazer

  • miles
Out of the blue, the airbag warning light stays on when car is started. Dealer said the computer cannot read any sensors, and cannot be repaired. Must replace module.

- Glendale, CA, USA

problem #4

Nov 021996

Blazer

  • miles
Accident--airbag didn't deploy, brake failure.

- Souderton, PA, USA

problem #3

Feb 251998

Blazer

  • miles
No deployment of air bag and the failure of the seat belt to restrain properly caused serious injury to the driver of the vehicle.(attorney for consumer).

- Marion, IN, USA

problem #2

Nov 021996

Blazer

  • miles
Collision with the front right quarter panel hit a vehicle and then hit a stone wall head on at 25mph, airbag did not deploy.

- Souderton, PA, USA

Read the next 1 complaints »

Search CarComplaints.com for these popular complaint phrases...

Not what you are looking for?