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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,125 miles

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 292003

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 168,500 miles


Fuel leak at #4 injector dripping onto exhaust manifold. Extreme fire hazard! I am a certified master mechanic and I am going to fix this my self. There is a recall on this vehicle with this engine but the Chevy dealer said it was not for this VIN #[xxx] (1996 Chevy S10 pu 2.2 liter engine). Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Colville, CA, USA

problem #3

Dec 152001

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Consumer noticed gasoline fumes inside vehicle. Vehicle taken to dealer, who determined fuel injector tops were made of plastic and allow ed fuel to leak onto intake manifold. Fuel injectors need to be replaced.

- San Bernadino, CA, USA

problem #2

Oct 011996

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
2 of the 4 fuel injectors failed.

- Chula Vist, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 171996

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Fuel injectors failed 3 times.

- Lodi, CA, USA

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