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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,400 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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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1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup accessories - exterior problems

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1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #5

Mar 012009

S-10 Pickup

  • miles


I have a 1998 Chevy S10 pick up truck the windshield wipers stay off or go off at random times and comes back on when not needed. There is surly something wrong with this set up and possibly reused old parts from previous year makes and models there are lots of complaints on this and I was wondering if it has been looked into.

- Zion, IL, USA

problem #4

Jan 082005

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving my windsheild wipers work at any speed they wanted even after turning them off, causing my wipers to wear out faster, then they quit working.

- Hickman, KY, USA

problem #3

Nov 052003

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle having series of problems after an accident with a deer. The hood latch hasn't worked properly since the accident, both chair latches had broken after two times of use, the right front of the vehicle made noise, there was noise in the steering, the central console snapped in half, and the rear wipers had gone out.

- Rogersville, MO, USA

problem #2

Apr 012003

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Windshield wipers work sporadically. They will work with no problems for weeks and then all of a sudden they will stop and not work.

- Red Hill, PA, USA

problem #1

Apr 022003

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 47,000 miles
Problem w/ wiper control on '98 S-10 w/ 48,000 miles. First observed 6 months ago when windshield washer fluid was no longer pumped to windshield. Replaced pump in resevoir-- still had problem. About 1 month ago, wipers began operating erratically-- either running too fast, not at all, or refusing to shut off. Suspect this may be a control board issue, but current recall only covers '97's and earlier

- Derry, NH, USA

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