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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #5

May 122003

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Turn signals malfunctioned. The A/C stopped working due to a faulty evaporator. The stabilizer bar broke on right side which caused drift/pull. Engine coolant/antifreeze leaked. The ball joint for the right-front tire gave out. The alternator had to be fixed and replaced the battery. Speedometer seemed to be off by 5 mph. The windshield wipers would not work properly and stopped in the middle of a down-pour. The device to lower the spare tire had to be replaced.

- West Chicago, IL, USA

problem #4

Sep 052000

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Four batteries and three alternators replaced in 4 years.

- Pasadena, TX, USA

problem #3

Dec 081999

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Alternator failed. Mjs

- San Juan, PR, USA

problem #2

Apr 201999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
No summary

- Chico, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 271996

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Alternator belt tensioner failed.

- Fallbrook, CA, USA

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