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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
36 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
12 / 0
Average Mileage:
816 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 (Page 5 of 9)

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problem #91

Jan 081997

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

Partial loss of braking at times when minimum stopping distance, resulting in a vehicle crash. R&R rear brakes, clean, inspected and adjusted brakes.

- Belle Chasse, LA, USA

problem #90

Feb 031997

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Anti lock brakes failed causing a collision.

- Morton Gro, IL, USA

problem #89

Jul 281997

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Anti lock brakes fail intermittently.

- Dallas, GA, USA

problem #88

Aug 011996

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

Anti lock brakes failed almost resulting in a collision.

- Gaithersbu, MD, USA

problem #87

Dec 151997

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
When driving the truck between 55 and 70mph and when it's wet the brake light comes on, and the brakes activate on and the truck slows down. Took to the dealer, but they can't find the problem.

- Sunman, IN, USA

problem #86

Apr 161998

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
When applying the ABS brakes the pedal will travel to the floor, causing exteneded stopping distance, cause unknown.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #85

Apr 151998

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

ABS brake problems; intermittently when applying the brakes under normal braking conditions, the pedal travels to the floorbroad and there is no braking ability. Once pumping the brakes 2 to 3 times the brakes built back up. Even though the dealer could not duplicate the problem, the master cylinder was replaced on Dec 4, 1997 and the ABS 60/40 modulator valve on Dec. 5, 1997. Owner still experiencing braking problems.

- Cut Off, LA, USA

problem #84

Nov 241997

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Anti-lock brakes failed resulting in a collision.

- Ogden, UT, USA

problem #83

Feb 191998

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Anti lock braking system skids while braking.

- Studio City, CA, USA

problem #82

Oct 011997

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Anti-lock brake system failed several occasions causing loss of control.

- Vienna, OH, USA

problem #81

Jan 291997

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles

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

Brkaes: When driving and the highway is wet and attempting to slow by stepping on the brakes lightly, right wheel hangs, ABS brakes kick in and it turns the steering wheel to the left about 30 degrees. This sends vehicle into the next lane of traffic, dealer says this is the way the brakes are suppose to work.

- Lansing, MI, USA

problem #80

Jan 211998

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Anti-lock brakes experience extended stopping distance.

- San Leandr, CA, USA

problem #79

Dec 311997

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While making a sudden stop consumer pressed the brake pedal to the floorboard, vehicle continued to still travel.

- Portsmith, AR, USA

problem #78

Nov 101997

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Consumer has experienced anti lock brake failure on two separate occasions, almost resulting in a collision.

- Hustontown, PA, USA

problem #77

Dec 081997

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Excessive effort required to step on brake pedal to stop vehicle.

- Wilkes Bar, PA, USA

problem #76

Jun 031996

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying the brakes the front end and the steering shake. When this happens the truck makes a whole lot of noise in the front of the vehicle, and this has been going on since owner bought the truck. Took to dealer and they are trying to charge for this problem. The dealer is going to change the rotors, and the owner thinks that it is coming from the ABS.

- Slibell, LA, USA

problem #75

Nov 171997

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake problems.

- Cherry Valley, NY, USA

problem #74

Nov 211997

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
When the brakes are applied the vehicle pulls to the right, the pedal goes to the floor, resulting in extended stopping distances. The dealer hs replaced the ABS system and the vehicle still moderately pulls to the right.

- Huntington, TN, USA

problem #73

Dec 101997

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
ABS system failed four times, once resulting ia a collision.

- Greensboro, NC, USA

problem #72

Dec 151997

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying the ABS brakes on wet or dry pavement the pedal travels to the floor, causing extended stopping distance. Dealer cannot identify any problem.

- Mount Holly Springs, PA, USA

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