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2.3

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
67,125 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 brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 212004

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 63,000 miles

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

The emergency brake pedal assembly failed without warning. As a result the vehicle begin to roll. The dealer states the plastic flange on the left of the ratchet tensioning spring spool broke, which jammed the brake mechanism. When the consumer applied the brake while stopped, it would not set and the vehicle rolled back.

- Hornell, NY, USA

problem #1

Feb 052003

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 71,250 miles
Parking brake would not release. This is the third time repaired. Garage cannot get ratchet from GM because it is on national back order.

- Springfield, VA, USA

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