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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
168,500 miles

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1997 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1997 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 042014

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • 150,000 miles


Occasionally about 5 or 6 times and counting when initially applying the brake at either 45mph or 10 mph my 1997 Chevy S10 vehicle starts to accelerate with my foot off the gas and cruise control off at what appeared to be full speed/throttle. My first reaction was to brake even harder, but then the antilock brakes kicked in and seemed to reduce the stopping force by not letting the wheels lock. The vehicle continued to accelerate until I placed the car in neutral and then the vehicle stopped and also stopped accelerating.

- Somerset, WI, USA

problem #1

Aug 012014

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • 187,000 miles
Severely corroded brake lines, lines blew. Near miss accident. This is a common complaint across mfrs.. well maintained cars with severely corroded fuel and brake lines. I bet it can be traced to a cheap supplier that supplied the big 3 for a period of years. No corrosion resistance on the steel. Can't blame this on ne winter salt. My oem 1964 looks better than my late model vehicles.

- Lutherville, MD, USA

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