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Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
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This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #5

Aug 022004

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


While driving the spare tire cable sheared off, resulting in the loss of the spare tire. Consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle and drove it to the dealer for inspection. Mechanic determined that the cable and racket was a set and needed replacement. Consumer informed the mechanic that a recall was not for this vehicle. And as a consumer the payment should rendered on the dealer, not on the consumer.

- Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

problem #4

Jun 291998

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving vehicle the spare tire which is located under vehicle fell off. Vehicle speed was 45-50 mph prior to defect. Cause unknown.

- Searcy, AR, USA

problem #3

Aug 291998

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Spare tire fell from vehicle due to failure of bolt that frayed.

- Sand Lake, NY, USA

problem #2

May 251998

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Cable holding spare tire to underside of body broke while vehicle was moving. Wheel hit another vehicle on the roadway causing $1140 damage, plus replacement costs of spare tire hoist to my vehicle.

- Southfield, MI, USA

problem #1

Dec 111996

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Spare tire mounted too high, interfering with view when backing up.

- Glen Campbell, PA, USA

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