10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
6 / 8
Injuries / Deaths:
6 / 0
Average Mileage:
62,491 miles

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problem #14

Jul 282003

Trailblazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer stated that while driving, they lost steering control causing an accident. Dealer notified. Consumer was cut off by a truck losing control. Regained control then brakes felt like a lack of pressure. Steering loosened then locked up causing the consumer to spin out of control. GM stated there were no recalls. Consumer and the insurance company feels there is. Insurance co. Stated it could've been the vacuum to the engine shutting down or the lower control panel snapping which causes these symptoms.

- Bronx, NY, USA

problem #13

Jul 312002

Trailblazer

  • miles
I have had numerous of problems with my 2002 Trailblazer. I have had to replace my rear tail light housing 3 times in the last year. I have also had to replace the clutch fan 3 times within 3 months. My hood keeps squeaking and has to be readjusted every other month. My instrument panel has gone out twice. The alarm also works when it wants to and the passenger side seat belt always locks up. On 6/13/03 it left finally left me stranded on the side of the road on the way to California. I live in Arizona and was traveling with my wife, mother-in-law and our 3 year old daughter. I had to pay for a rental car and had to submit to GM to reimburse me for the rental car. By reading all the complaints on these 2002 Trailblazers I think we should all get together and do a class act law suit towards GM. E-mail me with your thoughts. Jorgutierr5@aol.com.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #12

Feb 012003

Trailblazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
On start up, heard a racheting sound as tachometer engaged. Increased the RPM's and heard the gear mechanism rachet up and down as RPM's increased/ decreased.

- Flower Mound, TX, USA

problem #11

Mar 172003

Trailblazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 24,000 miles
ABS/brake light illuminates in the dash and stays on, air conditioner/heating unit blower does not work. Contacted dealership 4 times within a 2 month time frame. Issue still not resolved. Dealership thought replacing body control module would correct the problem, no such luck.

- Fayetteville , NC, USA

problem #10

Nov 152002

Trailblazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,000 miles
Brake light bulbs I have replaced the brake light bulbs 2 times since I have owned the vehicle in the last 6 months I recently blew another making it the third buld on the drivers side. Vehicle was taken to be serviced and it was said that there was a seal that was letting moisture in the assembly, new assembly was put on and just recently blew another bulb. There are three bulbs in the same assembly why is it only the brake light buld that is affected if it were caused by a leaking seal.

- Coal City, IL, USA

problem #9

Jan 202003

Trailblazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 32,000 miles
When attempted to start vehicle all gauges and lights on instrument panel failed to come on vehicle shut off and restarted still no instrument panel. Vehicle was drove approx. 5 miles shut off and restarted and the gauges and lights then came on. There has been 3 times that this has occured in the last 4 months.

- Coal City, IL, USA

problem #8

Mar 032003

Trailblazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
For a vehicle that is only 18 months old, I had to replace the passenger side headlamp 4 times already. Yet no one agrees that there could possibly be a short in the electrical system causing the problem. I can't see 4 different sets of bulb being bad.

- Edison, NJ, USA

problem #7

Apr 172003

(reported on)

Trailblazer

  • miles
The brake lights shorted out for the third time. The dealer was contacted.

- Bradenton, FL, USA

problem #6

Apr 212002

Trailblazer

  • miles
The driver side brake light failed. The dealership stated the problem was caused by a short.

- Sachse, TX, USA

problem #5

Jul 012002

Trailblazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • 10,000 miles
Engine stall - truck stalled and all lighting and components went dead while slow to stop at an intersection. The truck could not be re-started. After 10 minutes, the truck started again and was able to drive on. Subsequent attempts to start the truck failed resulting in it being towed to the dealer. The dealer had to replace one of the computers in the truck and it has been fine ever since. I heard about the investigation for the Envoy and Bravada but not the Trailblazer. My truck is a Trailblazer and did experience the same problems as the two sister trucks that share the same mechanicals.

- Milwaukee, WI, USA

problem #4

Dec 212002

Trailblazer

  • miles
Consumer states, while driving vehicle cut off without warning dealer notified. Please provide additional information.

- Sterling, VA, USA

problem #3

Oct 252002

(reported on)

Trailblazer

  • miles
The vehicle experienced electrical problems in which the entire instrument cluster failed. As a result the odometer, gas gauges, speedometer etc were inoperative. The vehicle has experienced other electrical problems.

- Cassadaga, NY, USA

problem #2

Jul 122001

Trailblazer

  • miles
There is a malfunction in electricial system wiring causing all back lights to go out without wear.. problem happened numerous times. Dealership replaced fuses, wiring, etc.. problem still occurring.

- Bessemer, AL, USA

problem #1

Jun 152001

(reported on)

Trailblazer

  • miles
Consumer attempted to have onstar connected, however an onstar representative stated there was a problem and the service could not be connected.

- Chicago, IL, USA