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2.9

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
49,636 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 S-10 Pickup electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #6

Oct 052007

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 125,000 miles

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

Started having problems with the hazard/brake light fuse blowing occasionally about 2.5 yr ago... recently the fuse blows almost as soon as you turn the vehicle on. Bulbs are good and lights work until the fuse blows. I've replaced the electrical system in the steering column twice in that same period of time. The most recent time had no effect on the fuses blowing.

- Moline, IL, USA

problem #5

Jun 152005

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 172,813 miles
One of the circuit board shorted out, and the vehicle will not start. Everytime starting the vehicle smoke comes out of the vehicle, and one can smell burning plastic. Saturday got the oil changed and didn't notice any problems.

- Huntsville, TX, USA

problem #4

Sep 102001

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While traveling in an rainstom headlights short out without any indication. Consumer turned headlights on/off to return to normal travel. Dealer has been contacted.

- Independence, MO, USA

problem #3

Mar 042000

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Vebtura, CA, USA

problem #2

Jan 011998

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Due to a defective fuse which controls the lighting in the vehicle and the brakes, power became inoperative and vehicle stalled unexpectedly which could result in a crash. Replaced the fuse.

- Ragley, LA, USA

problem #1

Nov 161996

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Fuses blew out.

- Vicksburg, MS, USA

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