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Injuries / Deaths:
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Average Mileage:
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #4

Mar 142001

(reported on)


  • miles


Driver's seat belt does not fully extend from retracting mechansim, cause unknown.

- Boston, MA, USA

problem #3

Dec 022000

(reported on)

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
I have contacted GM several times to no are my problems.the right side latch on the seat has been replaced three times by apple valley cherolet. Now the one on the left has broken.this is a two door vehicle and the only way to get in and out of back seat.this car is not mistreated to have this happen.three times it has left me sitting and wont start sometimes you can tell when its going to happen because the lights will dim and the charging gage will drop they have tried to repair this but havent, the windsheild wipers now will delay for about five times then they just stop in the middle of the windsheild or keep running as fast as they can until you turn them off and start over, the four wheel drive system kicks in on its own and you have to stop to get it back to two wheel drive, not the light on the dash it stays in two, the brakes are spongee and go almost all the way to the floor, GM said my Blazer wasnt in the recall for the brakes because of where it was made, the exhaust smells like sewer I dont know if I have an exhaust leak or not, when I received this vehicle I ordered it in December of 97 and received it in Feb. Of 98.the bolt was missing off of the strut, they replaced that and alligned the front end and it still will not stay in allignment, since the warranty has ran out 4,000 miles ago we have replaced a belt tightner and a water pump

- Martinsburg, WI, USA

problem #2

Nov 012000


  • miles
Retractor handle for driver's and passenger's sides seat belts will not retract properly. Therefore, consumer feels not properly restrained.

- Glendale Hieghts, IL, USA

problem #1

Sep 181998

(reported on)


  • miles
Consumer was involved in a collision in which the driver's seat belts did not retract, causing the driver to become injured. Cause unknown.

- Fairlawn, NJ, USA

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