2.6

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,597 miles

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problem #17

May 162011

Blazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 158,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer. The contact stated there was a ticking sound coming in the glove compartment. The vehicle was taken to a local mechanic who inspected the vehicle and found a failure within the multi-function switch. The contact stated that NHTSA recall campaign id number, 08V231000, exterior lighting brake lights switch was related to the failure. The manufacturer was contacted but stated that the vehicle was not included in the recall. The contact will be responsible for the repair cost. The failure mileage was 158,000. Updated 07/15/11

- Spring Grove, VA, USA

problem #16

Aug 172010

Blazer

  • 140,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer. The contact stated that as soon as the vehicle was started, the exterior lighting relay switch would exhibit an abnormal clicking. The contact installed a new relay switch however, the switch failed and the contact re-installed the original switch. There were no further repairs. The contact inquired with the manufacturer in regards to NHTSA campaign id number: 01V364000 (exterior lighting: Brake lights: Switch). The failure mileage was approximately 140,000 and the current mileage was approximately 147,000.

- Lescester, NY, USA

problem #15

May 082008

Blazer

  • miles
The contact owns 2000 Chevrolet Blazer. The contact received repairs under NHTSA campaign id number: 01V364000 (exterior lighting: Brake lights: Switch). The contact stated that since the repair, the lower brake light would not operate. There was a second recall pertaining to the same failure but expanded to the multi function switch (NHTSA campaign id number: 08V231000 (exterior lighting: Brakelights: Switch) however the contact's VIN was not included in the recall. The contact was concerned with the potential of a fire with open circuits on the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 103,000.

- Sullivan, IN, USA

problem #14

Feb 062009

Blazer 6-cyl

  • 137,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer. While driving approximately 25 mph on normal road conditions, the contact was informed by the local authority that the driver's side rear brake light was inoperative. There were no warnings prior to the failure. The brake light bulb was changed, but the failure was still present. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for inspection and it was discovered that the brake light socket exhibited corrosion, which possibly contributed to the failure. The VIN was excluded from NHTSA campaign id number 01V364000 (exterior lighting:brake lights:switch), although the failures were identical. The vehicle has not been repaired. The failure mileage was 137,000 and current mileage was 140,000. Updated 01/12/10. Updated 01/13/10.

- Jackson, NJ, USA

problem #13

Jan 152008

Blazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 111,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer. The contact stated that the rear driver side brake light failed. The dealer stated that although he was experiencing the same failure outlined in NHTSA campaign id number 01V364000 (exterior lighting: Brake lights: Switch), his VIN was not included in the recall. The vehicle has not been repaired. The failure and current mileages were 111,000.

- Virgina Beach, VA, USA

problem #12

Nov 062007

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
On our 2000 Chevy Blazer 4WD our brake light do not work and neither does the hazard lights. I have replace the bulbs but still this does not fix the problem. I recently found this website and found out there was a recall on the brake switch. We never received a letter telling us to replace this part. I was wondering can I still get this replaced, if so can you email me a letter so I can get this problem fixed at no cost, since other people were allowed to get it fixed.

- Killeen, TX, USA

problem #11

Sep 252007

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 131,000 miles
Campaign# 01V364000. The dealer is telling me the recall was already done on my vehicle in 2003 but I have the same problem now again in 2007. They say I have no recourse. Aren't they responsible to fix this since it's a known problem? koon Chevrolet 410-931-8600

- Nottingham, MD, USA

problem #10

Jul 292007

Blazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 134,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer. The contact stated that the two rear brake lights above the hitch fail to illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed. The dealer stated that the brake lights were already repaired according to the mechanic's records. She stated that her vehicle is under recall number 01V364000 (exterior lighting:hazard flashing warning lights:switch), but the dealer will not repair the vehicle for free since it was already performed. The current and failure mileages were 134,000. Updated 02/01/08. The drive belt and power steering pump.

- Millington, TN, USA

problem #9

May 012006

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
We have owned 2000 Blazer since 0/6/2001 2nd owner bought with less than 19000 miles on it. Multi-function switch replaced because of recall acts up when bulbs are weak. We are on the third set of upper ball joints none paid for by warranty. Left hub assembly failure which resulted in ABS malfunction fixed by extended warranty. Driver door hinge assembly rusted would not close without force fixed but not covered by any warranty. Suspect driver side is starting to fail again because of the loud squeaking. Most important! passenger side door has developed same problem and will not shut correctly. On May 01,2006 after picking up my 12 year old nephew we were to starting to down the street when passenger door flew open!!!! I am afraid to let anyone sit in front until this is fixed! the hinges and pins appear to be getting wet and rusting. Also all rotors have had to be replaced on this vehicle. This Blazer has only 88,000 miles on it. I have decided to include all problems but am most concerned about doors, if we had been going faster I am afraid my nephew would have fallen out of vehicle!!!

- Marion, VA, USA

problem #8

Dec 082005

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact states there is NHTSA recall campaign id 01V364000 concerning the brake light switch. This vehicle has the same problems as indicated in the recall, but it is not included in the recall due to VIN. The contact has not had the vehicle repaired.

- Russelville, AR, USA

problem #7

Nov 212005

Blazer

  • miles
Radley Chevrolet did not provide us with a recall notice on brake lights not working. We have had problems with our 2000 Chevrolet Blazer from the start. We have been now told that the idler arm on the car is a safety hazard. We also had the fuel gauge go out. How often do these components go out. Can you tell me anything about the idler arm and is there any recalls for this item.

- Stafford, VA, USA

problem #6

Aug 222005

Blazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles
A recall on the multi-purpose switch was recieved and part was replaced in April of 2002. On Monday August 22,2005 the same switch was replaced again at my expence.GM should correct thr real problem and not just the parts.also the passange seat adjuster has broken off.and in addition the transmission failed and had to be replaced under warranty.

- Tampa, FL, USA

problem #5

Jul 192004

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 31,150 miles
Recall 01V364000 concerning multi function switch: The consumer was denied recall repairs because the recall had been closed. The consumer purchased the vehicle used and the previous owner did not get this problem resolved. However, the consumer contacted the dealer and the manufacturer, and neither were willing to help. The consumer had no brake lights.

- Gaithersburg, MD, USA

problem #4

May 072003

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 43,000 miles
I was notified by another driver I had no brake lights, brought back to dealer and informed that it would cost $400 to fix. Found out through my employer there had been a recall for this problem. Why was it not corrected before I purchased it from the Chevy dealer. Also informed my airbag warning light was on and the a module was at fault and would cost another $550 to fix and that it may inflate airbag while driving. These are totally unrealistic problems to occur in a 2 year old model with less then 40,000 mi.

- Long Valley, NJ, USA

problem #3

Apr 012003

(reported on)

Blazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • miles
Consumer requested reimbursement for the replacement of the multi-function switch which was under manufacturer's recall C-01073-S. also the brake lights did not work, the dealer replaced the brake light switch.

- Deerfield, IL, USA

problem #2

Jan 232002

Blazer

  • miles
Consumer had recall (01V364000) regarding the brake light, the manufacturer reimbursed consumer, however consumer is not satisfied with the refund and is requesting additional monies.

- New Cumberland, WV, USA

problem #1

May 242000

Blazer 4WD

  • miles
Consumer states 4 way flashers and brake lights failed 5 times and the multifunction switch was replaced 3 times. However, after replacement, consumer recevied recall notice (01V364000) relating to brake light and hazard flashing light failure. Consumer is requesting reimbursement for out of pocket expenses.

- Irvine, CA, USA