definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,143 miles

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problem #7

Aug 012014

S-10 Pickup 4WD 6-cyl

  • 86,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet S-10. While refueling the vehicle, the contact noticed that fuel was leaking. The dealer stated that the fuel pump needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 86,000. Updated 11/26/14 the consumer stated the vehicle had two gas leaks. Updated 10/5/2015

- Cherry Creek, NY, USA

problem #6

Jul 012002

S-10 Pickup

  • 25,000 miles
-the contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet S10. The contact observed when the vehicle was parked that the spare tire under body attachment was corroded. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer and repaired under the service warranty. The identical failure occurred on a separate occasion in November of 2009. The vehicle was not repaired for the malfunction. The failure mileage was 25,000. The current mileage was 56,000.

- Severn , MD, USA

problem #5

Jan 182009

S-10 Pickup

  • 65,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet S10. The contact stated that the tailgate straps failed and were rusted. The dealer stated that NHTSA would be the one responsible for issuing a recall for this failure. There are recalls on other Chevrolet vehicles, but not the contact's model. The failure mileage was 65,000.

- West Bend, WI, USA

problem #4

Nov 012008

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Tailgate of S10 flew off back of truck.

- Westminster, MD, USA

problem #3

Jul 242005

S-10 Pickup

  • 20,000 miles
Tail gate cables on 2 year old S-10 truck failed. Dealer would not cover cost of replacement. Two years later company had a recall for replacement and dealer still would not reimburse cost of replacement. Called GM and followed their instructions to send in receipt for reimbursement but never heard from them, calls not returned. Company and dealer were long on talk, very short on service. This is one of three serious S-10 defects, so far.

- Germfask, MI, USA

problem #2

Apr 282008

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
I am the second owner of my S-10 ZR2, the 3rd door has been unusable with substantial costs put into it. This happened twice under warranty and was fixed. It would be nice if Chevrolet would do something to help the owners of these vehicles because it becomes very dangerous to have someone ride in the third seat.

- Candor, NY, USA

problem #1

Apr 082004

S-10 Pickup 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 8,000 miles
: the contact stated the vehicle leans to the left. The dealership originally explained they could repair the defect. When the dealer took the front end apart, the front springs were on backwards. The dealership determined because the vehicle was no more than one-half inch off, they could not make repairs because the vehicle was within specifications.

- Keesler Afb, MS, USA