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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
67,800 miles

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2001 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #5

Jul 192010

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • 82,000 miles


Fuel gauge gives fluctuating readings at all speeds and at stoplight, resulting in running out of fuel once and a near crash. Also, I have talked with several people who have similar vehicles and they have the same problem.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #4

Nov 252010

S-10 Pickup

  • 100,000 miles
I have been very lucky and not killed in an accident, my engine stalls due to fuel starvation. Investigation PE02066, I have had tune up new spark plugs, new throttle control sensor, and another sensor, fuel injectors, throttle body and still the truck does the stalling out. I feel that is a problem with the truck, and a real safety hazard. This is a daily occurrence.

- Harrison, TN, USA

problem #3

Jan 192007

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles
- the contact stated thatthe 2001 Chevrolet S10 should be able to use flexible fuel. When the vehicle was taken to the dealership they advised contact not to use E85 fuel. The dealership refused to inform the contact of the consequences of using E85 fuel. The dealership advised contact if E85 fuel were used they would refuse to repair vehicle. The vehicle currently had 100000 miles. There had been no failures to date.

- Harrison, OH, USA

problem #2

Dec 102004

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 57,000 miles
1)motor mount broke. 2) day after purchasing used vehicle for dealership, truck was in gear and top speed was about 15mph for about 50 foot. Engine would die then have a hard time starting. Happened for 30 miles. After that, after running engine for more than 1 1/2 hour, the truck would die. I have to pull over and let it sit for a few seconds before it will start again. Happens numerous times.

- Bay City, TX, USA

problem #1

Nov 132002

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The fuel tank leaked gas, and has been replaced twice, but the problem recurred. This is dangerous because the vehicle can catch on fire. Manufacturer has been contacted by consumer.

- Saint Johns, MI, USA

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