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9.9

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

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #59

Sep 202004

S-10 Pickup

  • 13,000 miles

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

While driving in rainy weather front windshield wipers failed intermittently. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.

- Fairview, TN, USA

problem #58

May 012003

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Consumer states that while driving the vehicle in the rain windshield wipers would work intermittently. Dealer notified.

- Berea, OH, USA

problem #57

Jan 102003

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Consumer states while driving in the rain at highway speed the windshield wipers fail intermittently.

- Kent, WA, USA

problem #56

Sep 042002

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

I have experienced intermittent windshield wiper failure. I understand that this vehicle was recalled several years ago for this problem (NHTSA campaign id number 98V150001). A dealer I called said my vehicle was not affected by this recall. Can you verify that my particular truck is not affected?

- New Philadelphia, OH, USA

problem #55

Sep 032002

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving windshield wipers sometimes work on and off. Dealer have been notified.

- Silver Spring, MD, USA

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problem #54

Jan 012000

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Windshield wipers work intermittently. Consumer states that the windshield wiper motor failed completely.

- Junction City, KS, USA

problem #53

Jan 012002

S-10 Pickup

  • miles

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

Windshield wipers work intermittently. Thereis recall 98 V 150 001 which deals with same problem. However, this vehicle is not included due to VIN. Dealer has been contacted.

- Baton Rouge, LA, USA

problem #52

Jul 242002

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
This truck was experiencing the same problem as mentioned in recall 98V150001 concerning windshield wipers erratic performance. This truck not included in recall due to VIN. Consumer adds jiggling the electrical connection on motor wipers will start again. Sometimes wipers will stop when hitting a bump and restart when hitting another bump.

- Elgin, IL, USA

problem #51

Jun 282002

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving windshield wiper motor went out. It could have caused an accident. Cause unknown. Dealer notified.

- Oneonta, NY, USA

problem #50

Feb 012002

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Windshield wipers work only intermittently, there is a recall but this vehicle is not affected due to VIN.

- Pittsburg, PA, USA

problem #49

Nov 012000

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Windshield wipers come on and off intermittently, dealership is aware of problem.. consumer stated that the problem started very slowly back in Nov of 2000, now the problem occurs all the time when the wipers are on.

- Mililani, HI, USA

problem #48

Nov 262001

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
98 V 150 001/windshield wiper wiring: Reporting wipers work intermittently. Dealer and manufacturer were notified, and informed consumer that vehicle was not covered under recall due to VIN. Feel free to provide any further information concerning this matter.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #47

Jun 102001

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Windshield wipers work intermittently. After a few months, windshield wipers basically stopped working. Contacted dealer, and dealer was not willing to do anything.

- Davie, FL, USA

problem #46

Sep 252001

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving in rain windshield wipers stop working with no prior warning. They work intermittently. Also, had to replace windshield wiper control module. Please add VIN.

- St Augustine, FL, USA

problem #45

Aug 302001

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
First failure occurred in rush hour traffic. Next, same day, at night, at approx. 65 mph. Problem now constant, windshield wipers not reliable; quick-fix by manipulating harness under hood. Mfgr (Chevrolet request no. C05533481, teresa rangel) said nhsta recall 98V150 did not apply by VIN although problem is exactly as reported in the recall. Representative was courteous but did not resolve my problem.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

problem #44

Aug 212001

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving could turn on windshield wipers and the start working for a few minutes. Then, they will stop. Consumer has to turn switch to high so they could work, and most of the time they will work intermittently.

- Port St. Lucie, FL, USA

problem #43

Jan 012001

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Windshield wipers operate intermittently. Dealership has examined vehicle, and has informed consumer that no recalls affect vehicle. Please provide any additional information/attachments.

- Vidor, TX, USA

problem #42

Jan 012000

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Windshield wipers only work intermittently. There is a recall, but this vehicle is not affected due to VIN.

- Columbus, OH, USA

problem #41

Apr 012001

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving in rain windshield wipers will stop working. Consumer stated when cutting off vehicle and turning vehicle back on windshield wipers will start working again. This was intermittent. There was a recall 98V150 001 that explained the same problem. Dealer told consumer that this vehicle was not included in recall due to VIN.

- Richmond Hill, GA, USA

problem #40

Jun 042001

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Windshield wipers just recently started not to work. They intermittently work. Consumer was in a rain storm and windshield wipers just quit working. When vehicle was turned to accessory to listen to radio wipers started back working. Consumer was going to dealer to have vehicle inspected.

- Jefferson, OH, USA

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