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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #7

Sep 191999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

When trying to break suddenly(someone in front or someone pulling out in front of me) when road is wet from rain the steering wheel shakes violently and brakes seem to pause before breaking.

- Richmond, VA, USA

problem #6

Jun 101999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
The truck itself is great, however the ABS engaging at inappropriate times is a harrowing experience. I've called the dealers, and requested information about the news reports of vehicle recall, however at this time it is still being investigated. Should something happen to my son, myself, or both, I just wanted some type of record. Especially w/ the approach of winter.

- Mechanicsburg, OH, USA

problem #5

Aug 091999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
When coming upon a stopped vehicle ( approx 10 carl length ahead of my car ) I was traveling at about 25 to 30 mph when I applied my brakes to gradually slow down but all I got was a vibration from the brake pedal but no braking. I continued a firm push on the brakes but rolled into the stopped vehicle without any slowing of my vehicle. I held the pedal down solid with no pumping. The truck in front of me sustained little if any noticeable damage. I had to be towed.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #4

Nov 271998

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

Countless calls to dealer and manufacture does not produce results.

- Davison, MI, USA

problem #3

Jan 291997

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • miles
ABS failure.

- New Boston, OH, USA

problem #2

Jan 011996

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
During normal braking the ABS kicks in. When this problem first started the ABS kicked in during the normal braking at 50mph, now the ABS kicks in at 25mph and up. The rotors has been turned, the sensors has been replaced twice and other work had been done and the problem is still occurring.

- Crestant, GA, USA

problem #1

Jul 301996

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Driving across the bridge the ABS anti-lock brake locked up.8ak

- Seattle, WA, USA

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