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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,967 miles

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2000 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup accessories - interior problems

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2000 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #27

Jun 162005

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 73,096 miles

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

Tailgate straps broke when opening tailgate causing damage to tailgate when it hit bumper also drive side recliner lever broke and third door latch broke.

- Bedford, IN, USA

problem #26

Jul 102005

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 27,000 miles
Seat reclining levers have broken on both sides. Internet searches have revealed to me hundreds of similar problems. Chevrolet stated no recalls.

- Munhall, PA, USA

problem #25

May 282005

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
My tailgate supports both snapped at the same time my son was crawling out of the back of the truck and tumbled to the ground. Also shortly after I purchased the truck in 2001 both sides of my seats the recliner knobs both broke. I also have tried several attempts to turn my air bags off on the passenger side and they won't go off.

- Lynnville, TN, USA

problem #24

Jul 202005

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Seat back recline handle breaks off causing seat back not to stay in place, or not able to adjust

- Clinton Township, MI, USA

problem #23

Nov 012004

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • 52,000 miles
The seat recliner pivot assembly made of soft aluminum and danger to passengers in this car. The seat recliner pivot assembly was replaced twice.

- Columbia, MO, USA

problem #22

Dec 022004

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,025 miles
P/S & D/S front seat recliner handles have broken off, preventing adjustment of seat to proper upright position.

- Winter Haven, FL, USA

problem #21

Nov 172004

S-10 Pickup

  • 4,000 miles

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

While driving at any speed driver's seat reclined. Consumer managed to pull over, and temporarily fixed the problem. Then, drove home. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.

- Fort Pierce, FL, USA

problem #20

Aug 272003

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Passenger seat doesn not lock in place, causing passenger to slide in to dash when brakes are applied.

- Riverside, CA, USA

problem #19

Apr 012002

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Seat levers on both seats have broken off completely. Dealer stated that it would cost $200+ each to replace them, dealer mentioned that this was a frequent occurrence for the vehicle

- Florissant, MO, USA

problem #18

Apr 232004

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles
Both handles on seat back adjuster broke.

- Kerrville, TX, USA

problem #17

Jan 072004

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 25,000 miles

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

Both recliner levers broke off front seats. Estimate $275/ea to fix.

- New Castle, CO, USA

problem #16

Nov 262003

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I bought the Chevy with only 30,000 miles on it. But ever since the beginning the third brake light has never worked and I always replace the fuses and the little light bulbs. Also have had trouble with the transmission and have had it rebuilt and the radiator twice. I just have had more than enough problems with the truck I regret buying this truck.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #15

Jul 132003

S-10 Pickup

  • 53,000 miles
The seat recliner handles for both front seats have broken off. Clean breaks. Got very little use on driver's side.

- Prattville, AL, USA

problem #14

Sep 172003

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 52,000 miles
The seat recliner handle and connecting bar for both front seats of my 2000 S-10 Blazer broke off with a month of each other.

- Prattville, AL, USA

problem #13

May 152001

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles
The handle to recline the seat has broken off due to a weak light metal. This has happen on the company balzer as well as my personal truck.

- Tampa, FL, USA

problem #12

Sep 012002

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 28,000 miles
Chevrolet S10- #1 both seat reclining latches have broken off (cheap pot metal used in latch). Dealer laughed saying that he has had many reports about this but it is not a "manufacturer's defect", but it will cost us $70 for each mechanism plus hundreds of dollars in labor cost. I have noted many other complaints on your website regarding this. #2 third door latch broken, also noted other complaints on your website about this.

- Puyallup, WA, USA

problem #11

Jun 062002

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,000 miles
Without warning the seat collapsed and the side handle broke.

- Greensboro, NC, USA

problem #10

Mar 102003

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 64,000 miles
Driver and passenger side seat recliner lever passenger and broken off at recliner handle with no excessive force applied to handle.

- Beech Grove, IN, USA

problem #9

Jun 082002

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Recliner lever broke

- Bristol, VA, USA

problem #8

Oct 022001

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles
The reclining mechignition on both seat are made of very cheap metal, and both have snapped off at the seat itself. Also you can be driving down the road and the seat will slide back after releasing itself from the locked position. And the third door handle is plastic and breaks when trying to open it in the cold weather.

- Hickory Flat, MS, USA

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