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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
59,000 miles

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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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2002 Chevrolet Blazer brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #4

Jan 012011

Blazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 132,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer S10. While driving approximately 45 mph, the ABS and emergency brake warning lights. He then engaged the brakes and the anti-lock brakes were no longer functional. He stated the failure was intermittent for approximately three months. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for the failure and he was advised that the vehicle would need a new ABS module. The vehicle was not repaired for the failure. He contacted the manufacturer for assistance with the repairs and they refused. The failure mileage was 132,000 and the current mileage was 133,787. Updated 05/16/11

- Ofallon, MO, USA

problem #3

Mar 122009

Blazer 4WD

  • 19,000 miles
2002 Blazer ls 4dr 4WD. Around 19,000 SUV was not stopping fully at slow speeds plus scraping noise from front right wheel that would come and go. I took it to a GM dealer, but they could not duplicate the condition nor sound on a test drive so they said to come back when it happen again. Next day same thing but it stopped the sound before I could go back to the dealer. Around 20,000 miles it was continues sound of scraping from front wheels. I took it back to GM dealership they said it was the brakes and rotors on the rear of SUV. They turned the rotors and put new pads on rear. Cost over $200. Then about 23,000 miles the SUV would not stop completely again at slow speeds and the scraping sound from the front wheels. Took it to the dealer again they said it was the anti lock brakes. They repaired them. Around 26,000 took SUV to dealer for oil leak they said they would fix the leak under my bumper to bumper zero deductible warranty. Also they said my front brakes and rotors were down to 1% left with deep pitting and rust that was not covered by GM $530 cost.. due to I don't drive my SUV 12,000 a year. I had this brake rotor problem from 19,000 miles.I only have 26,000 miles on my 2002 Blazer. With a 5yr -54,000 mile warranty that started after my lease end. Now I'm told I need rear rotors and they should have never been turned. GM has defective brake anti-lock system plus rotors and should recall them !!

- Lumberton, NJ, USA

problem #2

Nov 102008


  • 65,000 miles
The brakes did not work! I was driving down a 60mph speed limit road and there was a stop light ahead a car in front of me stopped short to avoid accident I tuned in to the other lane wile on my brakes there was a tractor trailer stopped at the light the brakes weren't working I put the brake pedal to the floor and stopped slowly I wound up about less than 1 foot of hitting the trailer at the next light I was coming to a stop and the car did it again this time I went threw the red light on about 5 feet into the intersection thank god no other drivers started to go yet from there green injuries or damage just a crappy car :-(

- Detona, FL, USA

problem #1

Jun 302008


  • 20,000 miles
Rear rotors rusting plus squealing and wearing brake linings at only 23,000 miles.

- Spring Hill, FL, USA

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