fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,973 miles

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problem #1

Apr 212008

S-10 Pickup 6-cyl

  • 16,973 miles
The contact own a 2002 Chevrolet S10. The brakes failed while driving 35 mph. The dealer repaired the brakes; however, the failure occurred at 16,973 miles and reoccurred at 38,000 miles. A tire mechanic stated that the axle that holds the wheel together was cutting through the brakes and rubbing the wheels. The manufacturer informed the the contact that the dealers invoice indicated that they replaced the rotors; however, the contact was informed that they resurfaced the rotors. The failure mileage was 32,555. Updated 05/21/08 the brake lines also failed. Updated 05/21/08

- Bellport, NY, USA