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1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup transmission problems

transmission problem

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1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #5

May 172000

S-10 Pickup

  • miles


Transmission failed. Nlm

- Garland, TX, USA

problem #4

Sep 151999

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
The engine sometimes stalls while consumer releases the clutch, the engine hesitates and sometimes has little power. The consumer smells fuel and sulfer, the dealer can not locate any problems. The starter does not work properly. The air conditioner blows hot. The transmission is slipping, the clutch locks up in reverse and is noisy. The consumer complains that the vehicle does not stop fast enough. The fan clutch was noisy.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #3

Aug 011998

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Manual transmission leak.

- Oceanside, CA, USA

problem #2

Jun 291999

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Vehicle jerks and shifts into four wheel drive. The dealer is reparing vehicle.

- Cheektowega, NY, USA

problem #1

Jan 151999

S-10 Pickup 4WD

  • miles
Transmission line failed dumping contents on highway and underside of truck, wet conditions prevented a fire. No indicator of any kind showed a problem til the vehicle quit moving.

- Everett, WA, USA

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