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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup clutch problems

clutch problem

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #4

Nov 201998

S-10 Pickup

  • miles


Clutch assembly and clutch master cylinder failed causing the vehicle not to go into gear and to make grinding noise.

- Cedar Rapi, IA, USA

problem #3

Feb 061999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
A pin retaining the hydraulic hose from the slave to master cylinder worked its way out, allowing the hose to separate from the master cylinder. This resulted in a loss of fluid and loss of clutch movement. The truck was stopped at the time. This could have serious reprocussions in a different situation. I.e. lurching forward/difficulty stopping.

- Ormond Beach, FL, USA

problem #2

Aug 051998

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle loses speedup to 20 mph when traveling up hills. Dealer noted possible cause a defective fan clutch. Problem is consistant.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #1

Dec 301996

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Throw out bearing noise.

- Santa Ana, CA, USA

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