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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 122003

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles


Problems with sudden acceleration with the Chevrolet S-10. The consumer started to accelerate up a hill and suddenly shot up the hill as the tachometer had gone erratic. The consumer then slammed on the brakes, then slid. The consumer started the vehicle and squalled the tires backwards, then shut the vehicle off again. (this repeated again on the driveway, immediately after the previous occurrence) the problem was determined to be due to a broken throttle cable. The consumer requested to be reimbursed.

- Vallonia, IN, USA

problem #1

Mar 221999

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Upon acceleration idle speed increases to 1200-2400 RPM, idles back down when stopping, serviced 8 times, accelerator cable/air control valve replaced, however problem continues.

- New City, NY, USA

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