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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
65,930 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2002 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #9

Mar 042018


  • 98,760 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer. While the vehicle was stationary or while driving various speeds, the brake lights malfunctioned. Both brake lights failed to illuminate even after replacements were made. The contact informed an independent mechanic of the failure and the brake lights were replaced along with the brake pedal switch; however, the failure recurred. A dealer was not made aware of the failure. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and stated that the VIN was not included in a steering recall. The failure mileage was 98,760.

- Thomaston, GA, USA

problem #8

Jun 132008

Blazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 119,332 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer. After a routine inspection, the contact noticed that her exterior brake lights were inoperative. The dealer stated that her VIN was excluded from NHTSA campaign id number 08V231000 (exterior lighting:brake lights:switch). The contact would be responsible for the repair costs. The vehicle has not been repaired. The current and failure mileages were 119,332. Updated 07/10/08. The hazard lights were inoperative. The consumer was informed his VIN was not included in the recall for the hazard warning light switch. Updated 07/08/08

- Haverhill, MA, USA

problem #7

Mar 242008

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 117,050 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer. The contact noticed that his rear brake light failed. He changed the light, but the failure remained. No other lights were affected by the brake light failure. The dealer stated that the VIN was not included in the recall. The recall number was unknown. The failure mileage was 117,050 and current mileage was 118,000. Updated 4/23/08 updated 04/23/08

- Greenfield , WI, USA

problem #6

Sep 172007

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer. The contact stated that the rear brake lights were not working. He took the vehicle to a repair shop and they checked the fuses and the bulb. The mechanic stated that nothing was wrong. The contact located a safety recall, but the manufacturer stated that his VIN was not included. He believed that his vehicle should be included because it was experiencing the same failure. The recall number was unknown. The current and failure mileages were 50,000.

- Aurora, CO, USA

problem #5

Oct 032006

Blazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 43,030 miles
: the contact stated while driving behind this vehicle, it was noticed that the brake lights were inoperable. The vehicle was not inspected by the dealership. Updated 10/25/2006 - the brake light would not work unless the consumer holds/jiggles the hazard switch to the side.

- Big Rapids, MI, USA

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problem #4

Jul 102005

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,000 miles
The brake lights and hazard lights were not working, there was no recall but a service bulletin. It has been fixed twice, and currently consumer has to pay out of pocket to fix it. Called the dealership, they had no record. But went to mechanic shop, they had a record. Contacted GM, they also had it on record for the bulletin, and they contacted the dealer. This first happened about a week ago on July 10, 2005. Replaced the battery, but the brake lights and hazard lights did not work, checked the fuses, and went to repair shop the put in new switches and still did not.

- Elkhorn , KY, USA

problem #3

Feb 172004

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,700 miles


While driving at any speed stop lamps and rear hazard lamps malfunctioned. Dealer indicated sorry this vehicle was not included in the recall. (recall number 01V-364)

- Jefferson City, MO, USA

problem #2

Nov 182003

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 17,900 miles
Consumer started the vehicle and pressed the gas pedal but the vehicle did not move. The consumer applied pressure to the accelerator, and it took little while for the vehicle to start moving. The dealer inspected the vehicle three times and could not resolve the problem. The consumer stated the transmission made some noises, the dealer discovered some parts of the transmission were damaged, however days later the vehicle went back to not accelerating and the engine racing. The consumer was told that the manufacturer would extended the warranty on the transmission. The brake light was inoperative there was a clicking noise in the drivers seat.

- Lockport, IL, USA

problem #1

Oct 022003


  • 18,600 miles
When driver stepped on brakes all rear lights failed to illuminate ( driver took vehicle to the dealership, and was informed by the mechanic that rear electrical system shorted out.

- Hilliard, OH, USA

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