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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,250 miles

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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer lights problems

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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer Owner Comments

problem #4

Feb 092015

Trailblazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • 163,000 miles


The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer. While at a stop, the contact noticed that the tail lights failed to illuminate. In addition, when the key was turned to the off position, the vehicle remained on. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The technician diagnosed that both tail light strips needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The failure mileage was 163,000. Updated 4/27/15 the consumer stated both tail lights failed, the stop light on both sides, and the brake lights. Ignition wire was burned. Updated 10/9/15

- Ocala, FL, USA

problem #3

Aug 052014


  • 78,000 miles
When you cut the wheels hard left or right the SUV Trailblazer engine stalls out. Why wasn't I informed about recall notices on taillight systems I never received a notice.

- North Fort Myers, FL, USA

problem #2

Jun 152005

Trailblazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I have replaced the light bulbs on the back of my car 3 times and asked the Agency to replace the whole part or casing after I found a recall that the taillights were defective. I informed Chevrolet of where I found the recalls, I was told this website is only opinions from other people that don't know what they are talking about. I was told in the Agency that the problem was only on 2003 models and not 2004's. the Agency said they would replace the whole part anyways but the next day a police officer almost gave me a ticket because he said I failed to indicate I was going to make a left hand turn on a one lane road. I've taken my car to the Agency twice for that problem and obviously they haven't replace the part. My car is less than two years old and it has given me problems beyond that one.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #1

Sep 012004


  • miles
While driving consumer stepped on the brakes and directional signal became disengaged. Talso, brake light and the tail light became inoperable.

- Sand Lake, MI, USA

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