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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
71,667 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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1998 Chevrolet Blazer brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 022013

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • 145,000 miles


The contact owns a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer. The contact stated that while driving 4 mph and depressing the brakes, the vehicle failed to decelerate or stop. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer for inspection. The vehicle was repaired. The failure and current mileage was 145,000. Updated 8/19/13 the consumer sated the brake line was so rusty, it had a hole in it. All of the brake lines had to be replaced.

- Drexel Hill, PA, USA

problem #2

Sep 142005

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles
The consumer purchased a Chevrolet Blazer new on 01/28/98 from masse Chevrolet of East providence, Rhode Island. The consumer always maintained this vehicle at the proper service intervals. Has all the records. On September 14, 2005 the brakes failed. It happened when turning into driveway and going back down the driveway toward the road. Was able to stop the vehicle by running into the trees alongside driveway. The vehicle was then towed to a garage, where the consumer was trying to find out what happened so suddenly. The brakes have been repaired before. All GM trucks from 1999 up have been recalled because of brake problems. The consumer did not think there was any difference between a 1999 model and a 1998 model.. it was definitely a life threatening situation, which was why he was trying to contact the national safety council. The hydraulic lines throughout the brake system were corroded and replaced. The consumer stated there was some scrapes on the front of the vehicle, but didn't consider it a crash.

- North Smithfield, RI, USA

problem #1

Nov 132001


  • miles
Brake line is rubbing up against wheel column, resulting in formation of a hole in brake line. This has caused vehicle to lose brake pressure during normaloperation. Dealership has not examined vehicle for this problem. Please provide any additional information / attachments.

- Beaumont, TX, USA

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