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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,805 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 windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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1998 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #5

Aug 082003

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles


I have a 1998 4X4 Chevrolet Blazer. I bought the vehicle in August of 2002. Since then, the windshield wipers have quit off and on. If the quit, I have to tape the wiring harness where they plug in. It appears that the harness begins to sag after time and pulls the plugs out.

- Madison, AL, USA

problem #4

Jul 302003

Blazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,590 miles
At night during a pouring rainstorm my windshield wipers stopped working on a narrow two lane road. Think this won't quicken your pulse? repair was $166 and my mechanic says this is a frequent repair in his shop. I see plenty of compaints for this same problem in the 1998 model. This is a real safety issue and a recall should be issued.

- Kennesaw, GA, USA

problem #3

Jun 042003

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,000 miles
First the ABS warning light started illuminating every so often starting in 2002, now the wipers have become very erratic. It has now gotten so bad that it has become a safety hazard. It does not matter what setting ( delay, slow or fast) the wipers are set at they react on their own. Sometimes they stop completely which causes a severe safety hazard when driving in the rain. You could have the setting on slow delay and they will begin going very fast or medium speed, then change again for no reason. They also continue to run when the switch is turned completely off. This started about two months ago and has increased in intensity with each use due to rain. I understand previous year models were recalled for a very similar problem and I am wondering if this years model has been added to the recall list?

- Mason, OH, USA

problem #2

Aug 222000

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Windshield wipers run after switch has been turned off.

- Trenton, OH, USA

problem #1

Dec 251998


  • miles
ABS brake pedal goes all the way to the floor when applied. Extended stopping distance occurs intermittently. Dealer contacted eight times and problem still exists. Cosmetic muffler system had to be replaced. Lower control lever on front drivers side broke off and was replaced. Short in the rear windshield wipers. Rear windshield wiper switch fell out of the dash.sunvisor hinges on mirror on passenger's side broke. Provide further information.

- Calvin, KY, USA

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