Print this page Notes: The Trailblazer emerged from an "upscale trim line" of the Blazer, but there's nothing upscale about its transmission problems or its wonky, unpredictable headlights.


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,983 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 192005

Trailblazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 74,466 miles


Monday Dec. 19th. 2005 thread came off of right front tire. Tire was B.F. goodrich #1bf11uc111902 /lt24575R16 vehicle was 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer tire purchased from buss chev. 9-25-02 buss chev. Got tire for sale from U.S. tire & exhaust combined locks, wi. 54113 complaint made to U.S. tire consulant steve krueger. Complaint # AA5440872 came back as tire was run flat. We felt this was not the case. Asked steve krueger to resumit. He said it would take 2-3 months. Never got a answer back. Thats why I'm filing this complaint.

- Shawano, WI, USA

problem #1

Feb 212003

Trailblazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 13,500 miles
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer lt with B.F. goodrich "open trail T/a" M+S tires (P245/70R16 wol). This incident marks the third time this has happened. When the tires encounter freshly-wetted pavement or any wet earth on the pavement all tire adhesion vanishes and the vehicle becomes an uncontrollable sled as if it were racing across ice. This effect is not speed dependent. The first incident almost resulted in a rear-end collision. The second and third incidents nearly resulted in the vehicle leaving the road. These tires appear to be safe only on clean dry pavement.

- Hutto, TX, USA

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