really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,490 miles

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problem #4

May 132003

Trailblazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 12,395 miles
The power steering failed multiple times, even after multiple repairs. The vehicle had been for repairs five times for the same problem.

- Kalona, IA, USA

problem #3

Jan 282003

Trailblazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,523 miles
The power steering was disabled and was very difficult to steer vehicle. We took it to our service person who contacted a GM dealer, ewald of oconomowoc, wi. They told us to bring the vehicle in to the dealership. While driving to the dealership thepower steering returned to use.

- Hartland, WI, USA

problem #2

Dec 242002

Trailblazer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 11,040 miles
The engine made a rumbling/clicking sound, shut off suddenly, the power steering had gone out, and the power brakes failed. The dealer determined that the engine needed to be replaced.

- Orono, MN, USA

problem #1

Mar 212002

Trailblazer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving about 60-65 mph and without warning power steering went out/, resulting in a collision. Consumer stated the tire deflated and the passenger side door glasss shattered.

- Ware, MA, USA