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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 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 steering problems

steering problem

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1996 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 212001

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

While driving 20 mph, steering wheel locked, causing driver to lose control of vehicle, resulting in a collision. Consumer stated the brakes also failed, airbag failed to deploy, and power steering fluid was also leaking.

- Woonsocket, RI, USA

problem #2

Dec 151999

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I've owned 25 vehicles, its time to switch to a Dodge. No safety defect (s) mentioned.

- Gulfport, MS, USA

problem #1

Oct 271997

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
While parking the vehicle in the garage for four hours, the vehicle caught on fire around the steering column.

- Coral Spring, FL, USA

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