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Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 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

problem #4

Sep 291999

S-10 Pickup

  • miles


Power brake booster malfunctioned, causing extended stopping distance and may resultin a crash. Also spare tire fell out which may have cause a crash/ problems with grill falling out, and passenger's seatbelt tightens while in use.

- Gastonia, NC, USA

problem #3

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

problem #2

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 #1

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

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