hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,667 miles

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problem #3

Aug 012006

Blazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 82,000 miles
: the contact stated that the vehicle's brake lines were rusted. An independent repair shop discovered the rusted brake lines and suggested the vehicle be taken to an authorized service dealer. The vehicle was towed to the service dealer who determined that the vehicle was leaking brake fluid. The auto insurer inspected the vehicle for possible damage caused by the towing company and determined that the leakage was due to the rusting. The brake lines were replaced and the manufacturer was contacted after the complaint was taken.

- Bethesda, MD, USA

problem #2

Jul 272003

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles
Both rear wheels and axles separated from the rear differential while traveling at 55 mph on highway. Loss of vehicle control and braking due to severed brake lines and rear wheels separated from rear differential.body damage incurred when rear wheel and axle jammed under rear bumper.

- Leominster, MA, USA

problem #1

Mar 162001


  • miles
ABS light on instrument panel came on. Dealership examined vehicle and determined that brake lines had corroded, allowing brake fluid to leak from vehicle. Please provide any additional information / attachments.

- Tecumseh, MI, USA