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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,811 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.

1997 Chevrolet Blazer suspension problems

suspension problem

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1997 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #5

Sep 212004

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,055 miles


Consumer heard a noise coming from the right front of the vehicle. Dealer inspected the vehicle, and found no defects. Consumer was concerned that the lower control arm was defective.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #4

Jun 262002


  • miles
Front lower control arm broke, resulting in loss of control. Contacted dealer, and dealer stated that this vehicle was not included in recall 01V200000 due to VIN. Vehicle is outside of recall region (rust belt)

- Raliegh, NC, USA

problem #3

Jun 072002

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Dealership refused to honor recall. Dealer claimed there was nothing wrong with lower control arms. But after a state inspection, vehicle failed due to bad lower control arms. Dealer still refuseed to honor recall.

- Claysville, PA, USA

problem #2

Sep 152001


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer received recall 01V200000 notice concerning lower control arm failure. Consumer repaired recall problem in February prior to recall. Consumer was seeking reimbursement, but Chevrolet refused to reimburse because consumer did not use GMC parts.

- Schaumburg, IL, USA

problem #1

Dec 211997

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving the lower control arm broke, causing consumer to lose steering ability, resulting in an accident.

- Port Jervis, NY, USA

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