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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
3 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 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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1996 Chevrolet Camaro brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Chevrolet Camaro Owner Comments

problem #11

Oct 302001

Camaro

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Wheel speed sensor fails, causing the anti lock brakes to engage, making the car take a significantly longer stopping distance. I am afraid it is going to end in a crash. Not covered under the warranty, even though it is a safety issue.

- Florence, KY, USA

problem #10

Jun 252001

Camaro

  • miles
When pressingdown on brake pedal it goes to the floor. Has to pump brakes to stop vehicle. Also, brake light comes on. This only happens when coming to a stop.

- Shelbyville, TN, USA

problem #9

Mar 102001

Camaro

  • miles
This has happened numerous times. Brake pedal will have no pressure and car will take extra distance to stop. This happens when it is wet or at low speeds wet or dry.

- Rock Island, IL, USA

problem #8

Jun 221998

Camaro

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

While driving vehicle about 30 mph ABS light came on and has been on for long time. Also, because of this matter fuse blew up. Three times consumer has taken vehicle for repair. In addition, tail light has not worked properly.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #7

Jan 191999

Camaro

  • miles
A police officer witnessed the accident. The car was turning right on a slight downhill grade. The weigh shifted forward, locking up the ABS system, causing the car to continue forward with no pull ot traction to complete the turn. This loss of control at normal speeds may have caused similar accident several months ago. There was no ticket issued. The cause was listed as "locking of the ABS braking system". we believe that the GM ABS system has a high degreee of probability of being very dangerous. We would like to know how many similar reports have been lodged and recommend a factory replacement or adjustment to this potentiually dangerous system in the 1996 cars. Is there a known fix to this?

- Marietts, GA, USA

problem #6

May 011997

Camaro

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
ABS jumper defective causing ABS light to illuminate.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #5

Oct 301995

Camaro

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Braking distance increases 45 percent when vehicle is wet from rain or a car wash. ABS system fails when brakes are wet.

- Havelock, NC, USA

problem #4

Mar 241998

(reported on)

Camaro

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Car takes excessive physical effort to stop in rainy conditions

- Anderson, SC, USA

problem #3

Dec 111996

Camaro

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Upon application of the brakes ABS system failed, causing vehicle to rea end another vehicle w/pedal going to floor. Later, brake pedal and pressure returned when inspected by insurance company.

- King, NC, USA

problem #2

Dec 291996

Camaro

  • miles
Applied the ABS brakes to slow down and the brakes gave out, causing the vehicle to run up on a curb.

- Atlantic City, NJ, USA

problem #1

Aug 081996

Camaro

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was driving in reverse applied the brakes felt like there were no brakes, backed into tree, no injury.

- Mukagee, OK, USA

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