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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
58,947 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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2002 Chevrolet Blazer suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #5

Nov 102015


  • 108,735 miles


"takata recall" vehicle acted like it wanted to only go right and I couldn't turn left and ended up hitting the guardrail on the right side of the road and almost totalled the vehicle. Didn't know about any recall so I went to junkyard to get whole front end, fenders, hood and pretty much every thing on front of vehicle except for motor. But did replace fan on motor. Cost in parts only was approx. $700 (have receipts). Not including labor! & time and cost spent not having a vehicle until fixed. Also no airbags deployed!

- Andrews, NC, USA

problem #4

Dec 282010


  • 145,000 miles
My daughter was driving at night and started to fish tale and spin out, she said that she had no control of the steering wheel and it lockup the driver side front tire. This caused the vehicle to do a 270 spin then go backwards hitting the curb, flipping the vehicle onto the driver side, causing it to roll. Because the shoulder was an embankment, the vehicle rolled onto the top then rolled back down onto it's wheels. The vehicle came to rest facing the wrong way on the highway. The cost of fixing the damage exceed value of the vehicle. Similar incident occur earlier just as a spin out (Oct. 2010 ?), steering lockup after turning left at an intersection had some oil on the road from a previous accident (not related to us); however, she recover from the spin and just turn off the engine and restart the vehicle unlocking the steering wheel. It was assume that the spin and lockup was from the oil on the road.

- Wichita Falls, TX, USA

problem #3

Jan 222007

(reported on)


  • 41,000 miles
Concerned about the safety of GM Chevrolet vehicles, 2002 Chevrolet Blazer had defective ball joints, inquiring why GM will not address the problem of this known defect.*

- Dauphin, PA, USA

problem #2

Jul 062004


  • miles
While driving vehicle pulled to the right own its own. Consumer drove the vehicle to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic could not duplicate the problem.

- Corunna, MI, USA

problem #1

May 162002


  • miles
When vehicle is started E engine check light will flash, and vehicle will vibrate severely. Dealer has inspected vehicle several times; however problem still exists. Feel free to provide further information.

- Santa Monica, CA, USA

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