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8.1

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,579 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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1996 Chevrolet Silverado windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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1996 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments (Page 3 of 3)

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problem #11

Jun 011999

Silverado

  • miles

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

Windshield wipers malfunctioned, causing the wipers to fail, affecting visibility. There is a recall for this problem, but this vehicle is not included in the recall due to VIN. Also problems with the brake booster failing, which may cause extended stopping distance. Also Chevrolet Tahoe 1996 is having the same problem with the brake booster malfunctioning. Please provide further information and VIN#'s.)ak

- Portland, TX, USA

problem #10

Jul 131999

(reported on)

Silverado

  • miles
While driving in rainy weather conditions windshield wipers intermittently became inoperable due to malfunction within the solder joint. Please give any furtther details.

- Gaithersburg, MD, USA

problem #9

Apr 151998

Silverado

  • miles
There are many examples of windsheald wipers failures on 1996 Silverado trucks, but GM says that the VIN number dosent include my truck.I beleave you should expand this recall because its apparent that many other trucks have the same deadly problem.I suspect from my research on the web the ac and fuel pump problems are also common.I received my truck just after the strike. That was a big mistake.

- Ft.Myers, FL, USA

problem #8

Jul 071999

(reported on)

Silverado 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Windshield wipers are inoperable due to a malfunction within the motor.

- Annapolis, MD, USA

problem #7

Jul 011999

(reported on)

Silverado

  • miles
Consumer described the exact same problem with the windshield wipers on this vehicle that some vehicle of this same year and model have been recalled. However, this vehicle has not been included in the recall. Dealer has been contacted.

- Watervliet, MI, USA

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problem #6

Jun 281999

(reported on)

Silverado

  • miles
Intermittently windshield wipers become inoperable. A recall has been issued on this vehicle make/model. However this vehicle was not included due to VIN. Manufacturer and dealer have been notified.

- Brookheaven, MS, USA

problem #5

May 121999

Silverado

  • miles

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

Windshield wipers failed to operate. If they had failed during a heavy rain downpour, my wife and I may have been killed. Manufactorer has a recall on this problem but the VIN, on my 1996 vehicle, was not included.

- Albany, GA, USA

problem #4

Feb 151999

Silverado

  • miles
Vehicle experiencing ongoing problem with windshield wiper failures. Dealer notified, and informed consumer that the vehicle was not under recall even though it experiences same problem.

- Dunmore, WV, USA

problem #3

Apr 211999

(reported on)

Silverado 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Windshield wipers failed several times during rain storms due to failure of the wiper motor.

- Jackson, CA, USA

problem #2

Feb 191999

Silverado

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle not included in windshield wiper motor recall due to VIN.

- Saginaw, MI, USA

problem #1

Feb 181999

(reported on)

Silverado

  • miles
Windshield wiper motor malfunctioned, causing the windshield wipers to become imoperable.

- Fredericktown, MO, USA

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