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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 3 of 4)

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problem #36

Jun 191997

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • miles

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

No deployment of driver's air bag during a collision, resulting in injuries. Also, vehicle was totaled.

- Deltona, FL, USA

problem #35

Jul 311997

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
During front impact at 45 to 50 mph, the driver's side air bag did not deploy.

- Espanola, NM, USA

problem #34

Jul 141997

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Driving 40mph; applied brakes to slow down, vehicle not slowing. Pressed harder, pedal went to floor. Vehicle not stopping; wheels locked up. Hit manhole cover. No air bag deployment; took to dealer & will not touch til manufacturer looks at vehicle.

- Pasadena, TX, USA

problem #33

Apr 071997

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

No deployment of airbag in accident.

- Tyler, TX, USA

problem #32

Jun 281997

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Operating vehicle under normal highway conditions suddenly ran off road head-on into a ditch. Dual air bags did not deploy, and drivers seat belt did retract.

- Hempstead, NC, USA

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problem #31

Jun 281997

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Operating vehicle under normal highway conditions suddenly ran off road head-on into a ditch. Dual air bags did not deploy, and drivers seat belt did retract.

- Hempstead, NC, USA

problem #30

May 181996

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

After hitting a bump in the road, the driver's side air bag deployed without reason.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #29

May 061997

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
During frontal impact at speeds of 28 mph, the driver's side air bag did not deploy.

- Braintree, MA, USA

problem #28

Mar 181997

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Consumer was travling 35 mph and was involved in a head-on collision and the driver's side air bag did not deploy.

- Moore, OK, USA

problem #27

Jan 121997

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Vehicle hit a wall and the driver's side seat belt did not hold in the collision. Also, no deployment of air bags.

- St. Petersburg, FL, USA

problem #26

Jan 121997

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles

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

Vehicle hit a wall and the driver's side seat belt did not hold in the collision. Also, no deployment of air bags.

- St. Petersburg, FL, USA

problem #25

Jan 061997

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Traveling 15-20mph, other vehicle traveling at faster speed, hit patch of ice, other vehicle hit S10 head-on, driver's air bag did not deploy.

- Littleton, CO, USA

problem #24

Dec 251996

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Loss of control of the car when trying to avoid another car and hit a tree head-on and the air bag did not deploy.

- Moscow, TN, USA

problem #23

Dec 201996

S-10 Pickup

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

- Columbia, TN, USA

problem #22

Jun 211996

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Owner has ABS brakes and states that brakes did work when used, resulting in a collision; also, there was no deployment of airbag after crash at 45 mph.

- Orlando, FL, USA

problem #21

Nov 211996

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Upon impact, during frontal crash, at approx. 45mph, 12:00 on front bumper, hit cement barrier so hard that it bent the steering column; also, airbag failed to deploy.

- Minneapolis, MN, USA

problem #20

Nov 171996

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Fiancee driving vehicle w/boss, on icy and slippery roads, going down hill, was rearended by another vehicle, lost control, hit cement, went into an embankment head on, air bag did not deploy and ABS brakes failed to catch.

- Minneapolis, MN, USA

problem #19

Nov 071996

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Consumer was in a front collision and air bags did not deploy, both passenger and driver received injuries.

- Yakima, WA, USA

problem #18

Nov 191996

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Was driving in the rain, almost hit a deer and the driver's side air bag didn't deploy.

- Louisburg, NC, USA

problem #17

Nov 071996

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Consumer was in a front collision and air bags did not deploy, both passenger and driver received injuries.

- Yakima, WA, USA

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