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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
108,750 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.

1998 Chevrolet Blazer brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 042005

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 97,499 miles


I have a 1998 S-10 Chevy Blazer that has an ABS problem. The brakes are unable to stop the vehicle at a safe distance. 90% of the time the brake pedal resists pressure being put on it and pushes back. I had the ABS fuse removed to disconnect the system and the problem ceases. My mechanic says the ABS sensors will have to be replaced at a cost over $1000. This vehicle is up for inspection this month and will not pass because of this problem.

- Middletown, RI, USA

problem #1

Dec 312005

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 120,000 miles
: the contact stated when attempting to stop at low speeds the brake pedal went to the floor and there was an increased stopping distance. The vehicle was seen by an independent repair shop. Both wheel speed sensors of the antilock brakes were replaced.

- Alden, NY, USA

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