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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup transmission problems

transmission problem

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #13

Dec 302003

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Check engine light comes on when traveling over 1 mile distance, causing very rough shifing of gears (at)-(even causes rear wheels to screech when taking off and also shifting into 2nd gear). Oil pressure gauge goes up with acceleration, down to 0 when decelerating-2 attempts to fix, neither shop could find cause for failure. Transmission fluid is rusty as is the fluid indicator area, requires extensive/costly repair. Interior panels squeak. Vehicle idles roughly. Rusty driver front driver side blinker. ABS breaks do not quickly stop vehicle and vibrate roughly & loudly when in use-I've had many close calls!

- Littleton, CO, USA

problem #12

Nov 012000

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Transmission was replaced due to drive belt slippage, transmission leakage onto the connection to radiator resulted in replacement of the radiator.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #11

Dec 262000

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup Diesel

  • miles
Vehicle makes a noise in the transmission when the clutch is out at an idle, dealer stated the noise is normal.

- Wellston, OH, USA

problem #10

Mar 042000

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Vebtura, CA, USA

problem #9

Feb 172000

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Needs new transmission, GM/Chevy has 9 on wait list now. None available in us.

- Delanson, NY, USA

problem #8

Jul 301997

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Requested transmission recall info.

- Cocoa, FL, USA

problem #7

Mar 231998

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

Fluid leakage in the transmission line--fluid blowing back onto muffler causing smoke. Defective brake pipe and seat belts.

- Decaturville, TN, USA

problem #6

Nov 271998

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Countless calls to dealer and manufacture does not produce results.

- Davison, MI, USA

problem #5

Apr 201998

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Two year old vehilce is experiencing transmission problems including rusted dip stick.

- Unknown, UN, USA

problem #4

Oct 091997

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Problems with transmission shifting, the 1st gear jams at times.

- Beachwood, OH, USA

problem #3

Jun 301996

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles

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

Transmission failed.

- Vienna, VA, USA

problem #2

Mar 071996

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Five speed transmisssion locked up, causing loss of control of vehicle.

- Enid, OK, USA

problem #1

Mar 251996

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
#96V035000 received recall letter repair it under recall, consumer was driving and transmission locked U.P

- Enid, OK, USA

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