really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #4

Jun 062013

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
The accident was almost head on mainly on the passenger side. The impact was hard the air bags went off in the other car but neither one of ours went off. For about a year prior to the accident the truck would stall at random times.

- Santee, CA, USA

problem #3

Feb 161999

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Speedometer sticks, almost every trip after a short duration (5-10 min). Also, tachometer occasionally sticks during extended drives 3hrs or more. In addition, instrument cluster replaced under warranty after first failure. Speedometer up to 15 mph off. Forcefull tapping on instrument cluster will cause speedometer/tachometer needles to indicate current speed/RPM. Problem is independent of climate control temperature.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #2

Oct 111996

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
While driving on slick roads, vehicle lost control, resulting in a crash.

- Hot Springs, MT, USA

problem #1

Sep 241996

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
The steering is misaligned, causing the rear end to pull to the side.

- Fontana, CA, USA