10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
83 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
41 / 1
Average Mileage:
1,524 miles

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problem #281

Oct 172000

Blazer

  • miles
Brakes work sometimes and sometimes they don't. only way consumer could stop would be to slam down on the brakes.

- White Lake, MI, USA

problem #280

Oct 202000

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
ABS warning light illuminated on the dash panel. This light is on because of a bad control module. Dealer has been contacted.

- Big Pool, MD, USA

problem #279

Apr 231996

Blazer

  • miles
Prior to receiving recall (99V-193) on the ABS system, the consumer has experienced two separate collisions due to ABS brake failure, consumer is requesting reimbursement.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #278

Sep 222000

Blazer

  • miles
Recall 99V193000/ABS: Vehicle experiencing intermittent problem with soft pedal and fading brakes. Vehicle taken to independent repair shop and informed consumer that left rotors were pitted/ corroded. Both rotors and pads were replaced at consumer's cost. Dealer / manufacturer notified, and informed that vehicle was not covered under a recall.

- Corning, NY, USA

problem #277

Sep 102000

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
No summary

- Mcdonough, GA, USA

problem #276

Sep 042000

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
I read an article about the ABS problems on buses. I have had "problems" with the brakes on my truck, and I have talked to other people who are leary of the ABS brakes. Once I have an experience (uneven pavement, railroad tracks, gravel) where the brakes act funny, I will try to avoid applying my brakes while traveling over the conditions where I have had "problems". I will go through a yellow/red light when I know I have enough room to stop, due to the pavement/road conditions.

- Long Beach, CA, USA

problem #275

Sep 102000

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
No summary

- Mcdonough, GA, USA

problem #274

Sep 042000

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
I read an article about the ABS problems on buses. I have had "problems" with the brakes on my truck, and I have talked to other people who are leary of the ABS brakes. Once I have an experience (uneven pavement, railroad tracks, gravel) where the brakes act funny, I will try to avoid applying my brakes while traveling over the conditions where I have had "problems". I will go through a yellow/red light when I know I have enough room to stop, due to the pavement/road conditions.

- Long Beach, CA, USA

problem #273

Aug 161999

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
ABS failed, brakes locked up and the airbag did not deploy the vehicle skidded trough a stop sign striking another vehicle

- Marion Heights, PA, USA

problem #272

Sep 012000

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
Recalls 99V193000/ ABS and 98V150001/ windshield wiper motor wiring. Dealer said recall repairs won't fix the problems. Also, dealer reported to manufacturer that the recalls were serviced, although they were not.

- Colorado Springs, CO, USA

problem #271

Jan 211999

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
The first failure of the ABS system occured about 1 week after I purchased the vehicle in January of 1999. My daughter was driving the car and tried to stop on the ice and snow to avoid hitting a stopped car in front of her and the braked failed to stop her and she hit a bus stop pole. I personally have had 2 more failures of the brakes going from ashphalt on to dirt and the brakes would only allow about 10% of the full peddle. I would like to know if there is any way I can collect damages from General Motors to cover the repairs on the vehicle since the problem was obviously there F ault!!

- Westminster, CO, USA

problem #270

Jul 012000

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
Anti-lock brake warning indicator light came on. Took to rothrock Chevrolet, springfield, pa. They stated that the ECM module needed to be replaced and stated that it would cost in excess of $1,000. No problems prior. Is this related to the recent recall regarding the anti-lock system computer possibly?

- Boothwyn, PA, USA

problem #269

Jun 272000

Blazer

  • miles
Traffic was stopped for road construction. Traffic began to move. Vehicle in front of me started and slammed on brakes when another pulled in front of her. I had to brake quickly - I heard a noise and my vehicle continued into hers without even slowing down. A recall had been serviced on 1/04/00. I feel that the ABS brake system is a failure. I have had many such instances but luckily this was the first accident as a result of the brake failure.

- Carolina Beach, NC, USA

problem #268

Nov 091998

Blazer

  • miles
Was driving 45mph on wet road when another vehicle cut in front. Applied brakes & slid into rear of vehicle. Upon impact with other vehicle, air bags failed to deploy. Problem repaired. Second time, road dry & applied brakes quickly. Heard squealing of brakes & tires. Brakes (ABS) failed to stop vehicle. Ran into ambulance. Once again air bags failed to deploy. Went to emergency room for treatment.

- Dixie, WV, USA

problem #267

Aug 042000

(reported on)

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
After making a turn, consumer tried to make an emergency stop, and pedal went to the floor. Vehicle kept rolling, causing an accident. There were no injuries.

- Port Orange, FL, USA

problem #266

Nov 151999

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
Brakes seemed mushy when short stop required. Had brakes checked and they checked out ok. Shortly thereafter the ABS light came on. Dealer determined that the ABS sensor module was bad and had to be replaced. How a sensor could cost over $1000 seemed ridiculous. This coincides with campaign 99I006000. Can I be reimbursed for this repair?

- Stow, OH, USA

problem #265

Jun 272000

Blazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When depressing the brake pedal vehicle would go into extended stopping distance. ABS fails without warning. Dealer has been contacted.

- Grand Junction, CO, USA

problem #264

Jun 282000

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
When applying ABS brakes on wet pavement pedal goes to the floor, causing extended stopping distance.

- Springfield, TX, USA

problem #263

Mar 171999

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
Both O2 sensors have been replaced (at seperate time in past 4 months). Upper/lower ball joints are in need of replacement. According to dealership (desantis Chevrolet) should have never passed inspection in April. Have had problem with ABS since purchase of the vehicle. First recall did nothing to fix problem. ABS can't tell difference from wet & dry pavement. ABS will kick in when slowing down on gravel at 20mph, but not at faster speeds on wet pavement.

- West Bridgewater, MA, USA

problem #262

May 092000

(reported on)

Blazer

  • miles
When brake light flickers & brakes are applied hard, they would make chattering noise. Would have no brakes. Can feel ABS activating. Took to dealership & mechanic indicated problem could have happened, but not on recall.

- Isanti, MN, USA

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