The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 1992 Chevrolet Blazer, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRES

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA94029

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: July 29, 1994
    • Date Closed: July 31, 1996
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Engine And Engine Cooling

    Summary: An alleged malfunction in the atlernator resulting in engine compartmet fires.

  2. INVESTIGATION: FRONT SEAT RECLINER BOLT

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA01019

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: December 28, 2001
    • Date Closed: September 27, 2002
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Seats:Front Assembly:Recliner

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: FRONT SEAT RECLINER BOLT FAILURE

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #RQ99015

    Component(s): Seats:Front Assembly:Recliner

    Summary:

  4. INVESTIGATION: ABS BRAKING SYSTEM

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA94038

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic

    Summary: This investigation resulted in a safety recall, 99V-193, and a service campaign, 99I-006.

  5. INVESTIGATION: ABS BRAKING SYSTEM FAILS

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE94046

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: June 17, 1994
    • Date Closed: October 31, 1994
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic

    Summary: There is no summary currently available