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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,250 miles

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup suspension problems

suspension problem

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 102003

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles


The consumer stated that the upper ball joints failed. The dealer was notified. The upper and lower ball joints (left & right), upper control arms (left & right) and the sway bars links were replaced. The manufacturer indicated that the vehicle was not included in recall # 01I018000 due to VIN.

- Fairfax, VA, USA

problem #3

Sep 191997

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Front end of the vehicle vibrates up and down on newly poured concrete freeways between 65 and 70 mph.

- La Mesa, CA, USA

problem #2

Jan 211997

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Replaced noisy engine. Also, replaced leaking transmission/master cylinder/power steering pump. In adition, front strut failed and windshield wipers do not operate properly.

- Albuquerque, NM, USA

problem #1

Nov 151996

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving experiences vibration and shimmy in front and rear suspension, causing malfunctioning of idler/arm pitman and rear axel, upon braking vehicle pulls to extreme right, also jerks to right when braking.

- Demorist, GA, USA

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