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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
102,667 miles

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1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 202013

S-10 Pickup

  • 92,000 miles


Water leak in cowl area allowed rain water to collect undetected under carpet moisture barrier causing accessory handicapped accelerator pedal assembly to corrode. Corrosion of the pedal arm pivot shaft eventually caused pedal to freeze in a part throttle position in traffic. Evasive maneuver required to avoid collision while approaching intersection.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #2

Apr 032006

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 216,000 miles
: the contact stated during routine inspection of the spare tire, the cable that held the tire fractured and released the tire. The failure was not noticed until recently. The contact found a similar problems at other S10 trucks. Updated 06/07/2006.

- Georgetown, KY, USA

problem #1

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

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