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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
71 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
42 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,158 miles

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments (Page 2 of 4)

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problem #56

Sep 021996

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

While driving at 40.mph on a dirt road, consumer tried to go around a deer in the road, brakes failed and vehicle lost control and went up an enbankment, rolled down the enbakement. Vehicle went sliding sideways and didn't slow down. Upon impact, driver' side air bag didn't deploy.

- Palestine, TX, USA

problem #55

Jul 151999

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Vehicle has been in a head-on collision at 60 mph, and air bags did not deploy. Vehicle had been totaled. Dealer has been contacted.

- Conneaut, OH, USA

problem #54

Jul 151999

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Vehicle has been in a head-on collision at 60 mph, and air bags did not deploy. Vehicle had been totaled. Dealer has been contacted.

- Conneaut, OH, USA

problem #53

May 151999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

While driving at 35 mph vehicle was rear ended by another vehicle. Upon impact, driver's side and passenger's side air bags didn't deploy.

- Bremerton, WA, USA

problem #52

May 151999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving at 35 mph vehicle was rear ended by another vehicle. Upon impact, driver's side and passenger's side air bags didn't deploy.

- Bremerton, WA, USA

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problem #51

May 151999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving at 35 mph vehicle was rear ended by another vehicle. Upon impact, driver's side and passenger's side air bags didn't deploy.

- Bremerton, WA, USA

problem #50

Apr 301999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

During vehicle collision no deployment of driver's side airbag. Mjs

- Dowagiac, MI, USA

problem #49

May 041999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Vehicle stopped at the light when another vehicle rearended it, knocking the first vehcle into a telephone pole. Then it bounced off of the pole, hit the corner of a brick wall and knocked into the curb. Upon impact, passenger's airbag didn't deploy. Car was totaled. Consumer talked with the dealer about airbag. The dealer told him that the airbag didn't have to deploy.

- Camarillo, CA, USA

problem #48

May 041999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Vehicle stopped at the light when another vehicle rearended it, knocking the first vehcle into a telephone pole. Then it bounced off of the pole, hit the corner of a brick wall and knocked into the curb. Upon impact, passenger's airbag didn't deploy. Car was totaled. Consumer talked with the dealer about airbag. The dealer told him that the airbag didn't have to deploy.

- Camarillo, CA, USA

problem #47

Feb 021999

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Consumer was involved in a 50 mph frontal collision in which the driver's air bag did not deploy, cause unknown.

- Silver Spring, MD, USA

problem #46

Jan 201999

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Consumer had a head-on collision at 55 mph, and the driver's side air bag did not deploy. Dealer has been contacted.

- Smith Creek, MI, USA

problem #45

Jul 231998

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle hit another vehicle head-on at 55mph and the driver's side airbags did not deploy. Dealer has not seen. The truck was totaled. Contacted GM, but they were unconcerned.

- Silver Lake, WI, USA

problem #44

Jul 231998

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle hit another vehicle head-on at 55mph and the driver's side airbags did not deploy. Dealer has not seen. The truck was totaled. Contacted GM, but they were unconcerned.

- Silver Lake, WI, USA

problem #43

Feb 031997

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving 45 mph truck was involved in crash(truck T bone other vehicle), and the air bag on the driver's side did not deploy. The vehicle was repaired by the dealership. Damages totaled was $7,000.

- Sarasota, FL, USA

problem #42

Aug 181998

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Consumer was driving on the road at approximately35 mph, going West, another vehicle was going North, ran traffic light, causing consumer to hit other vehcile in the side. Consumer's air bag did not deploy, and consumer received injuries to chest. Dealer/manufacturer notified.

- Mishawaka, IN, USA

problem #41

Jun 291998

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving 35mph another vehicle ran through a red light and hit S10 dead center. Neither airbags deployed. Upon impact, suspension tore up. Vehicle not drivable. Driver injured. 825145 dup of 825914; posted on 09-07-1999.

- Little Rock, AR, USA

problem #40

Jun 291998

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving 35mph another vehicle ran through a red light and hit S10 dead center. Neither airbags deployed. Upon impact, suspension tore up. Vehicle not drivable. Driver injured. 825145 dup of 825914; posted on 09-07-1999.

- Little Rock, AR, USA

problem #39

Jun 051998

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Driving at about 35mph, vehicle in front of the truck made a sudden left turn and the truck hit the back of the vehicle, causing heavy damage to the full right front of the truck. The airbag on the driver's side of the truck didn't deploy.

- Clarksburg, MD, USA

problem #38

Jun 041998

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
During frontal impact at 50 mph, the driver's side air bag did not deploy.

- Fairfield, CA, USA

problem #37

Sep 091997

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was involved in a 50 mph frontal collision in which the driver's shoulder belt did not retract, nor did the driver's side air bag deploy, cause unknown.

- Ward, AR, USA

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