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Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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2001 Chevrolet Blazer seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2001 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #4

May 042001


  • miles


2001 Chevrolet Blazer developing various problems.** answer required***. the differential pinion shaft seal was leaking. When it rained the transmission slipped, the cigarette lighter was inoperative, the lighter socket was replaced. The heater was not blowing hot air, the service engine soon light illuminated, the brake light was inoperable, the directional switch was replaced. The front rear rotors were rotted, the rear wheel well molding was coming undone, the drivers window was leaking water. The vehicle was not shifting properly, the alternator was replaced, the tail gate glass would not lock, the driver door did not shut easily, the battery was replaced. The headlights were inoperable. The driver seat recliner was replaced, the retractor in the seat belt was reset. The rear window molding was loose. The oil cooler lines were leaking.

- Wellesley, MA, USA

problem #3

Jul 072002


  • miles
Vehicle was involved in a car crash of 70 -75 mph, and driver's seat belt failed to lock up. Driver was forced into steering wheel, and front windshield. Dealer and manufacturer were notified. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Bay City, TX, USA

problem #2

Jul 052002


  • miles
While in a frontal collision driver's side seat belt failed to retract.

- Cleveland, TN, USA

problem #1

Nov 292001


  • miles
My 9 year old son unbuckled the left rear seat belt (where he had been seated) after I parked the vehicle in my driveway. Somehow he became entangled in it when he turned around in the seat to look in the cargo area. The belt became wrapped around his stomach as he struggled to free himself, and because the belt would not release, but kept getting tighter and tighter, there was no way to get him out of it. I had to get my sewing scissors to cut him free as the belt wouldn't give us any slack, but kept reeling in, getting tighter and tighter. I'm concerned that some child may get one of these belts wrapped around his neck. Once the unbuckled belt is reeled in, it won't give any slack until it goes all the way in. If someone gets entangled, and there isn't a knife or scissors handy, I'm afraid there will be a fatality.

- Brick, NJ, USA

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