definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,250 miles

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problem #4

Jan 102005

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
1998 Chevrolet S10 pickup engine fan exploded through the hood of the truck. The incident happened with such force that it tore a hole in the hood 11" long and 1 1/2" wide. The metal on the hood was peeled back from the force. There was also significant damage under the hood.

- Niagara Falls, NY, USA

problem #3

Jul 072004

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 91,000 miles
Driving in freeway rush hour traffic (40-45mph), fan came loose from its mount, struck and damaged radiator. Surface where belt contacts fan is gouged and will have to be replaced/machined to avoid damage to belt. Serpentine belt and part of fan mount lost. Replacing radiator and currently trying to track down parts to replace fan.

- Mesa, AZ, USA

problem #2

Feb 232003

S-10 Pickup

  • 78,000 miles
The fan flew off the shaft into the motor, which caused the consumer to abruptly pull over.

- Sanborn, NY, USA

problem #1

Aug 112002

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
My son was driving down the road when the fan flew off the truck, went through the radiator and blew the engine. What I want to know is, this normal for a vehicle that only has 51000 miles on it"?"

- Marshall, TX, USA