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10.0

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

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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 #9

Feb 022001

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

Dealer cannot find out what is wrong with vehicle. While driving just shut down, there was a short in ignition.

- Moosup, CT, USA

problem #8

Oct 012000

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While traveling at various speeds vehicle shuts off without any warning.

- Hillsdale, MI, USA

problem #7

Sep 292000

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Was driving on interstate when vehicle would stall out. Would have no warning a problem would happen. Changed fuel but problem still exist. The problem is intermittent. Have not been to dealer.

- Texarkana, TX, USA

problem #6

Apr 141999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

Wiring harness for ignition got burnt. Was too close to manifold & insulation had fused together. Was repaired. Electrical problem has since reappeared & vehcle had cut off. Vehicle is not drivable. Will be taking back to dealer to check out problem

- Denton, TX, USA

problem #5

Dec 031998

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving along truck will shut off without warning. I have been in heavy traffic once when this happened lucky no accident. Most of the time it will start back up after ya let it set but there have been times where had to have truck towed to shop. They are working on the problem and the same dealer has another S-10 same year same motor doing the same thing.

- Pavilion, NY, USA

problem #4

Feb 061999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Ignition coil wire burned/melted, causing vehicle to stall unexpectedly, almost resulting in an accident. Could not start the vehicle. Dealer replaced coil wire.

- St Helen, MI, USA

problem #3

Aug 291997

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Spark plugs failed.

- Redondo Beach, CA, USA

problem #2

Aug 291997

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Ignition leads failed.

- Redondo Beach, CA, USA

problem #1

Jan 021996

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Purchase truck new on eight occasions the service engine light comes on and truck stalls.

- Thomaston, GA, USA

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