really awful
Crashes / Fires:
26 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
41 / 4
Average Mileage:
58,137 miles

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problem #7

Dec 012006

Trailblazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 21,000 miles
- the contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet trail Blazer. During a snow storm the contact's vehicle was involved in a head on collision. The contact was driving on the highway at 55 mph, and the air bags did not deploy. There were no warning indicator lights. The manufacturer sent an investigator to access the damage, and stated that there was $10,000 worth of damage, and that the vehicle was only traveling 8 mph.

- Cary , IL, USA

problem #6

Jun 112006

Trailblazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 37,000 miles
Air bags did not deploy. Horn did not work. Caught on fire.

- Flint, MI, USA

problem #5

May 242006

Trailblazer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 32,000 miles
Air bags did not deploy during rollover accident photos of vehicle available.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #4

Feb 262006


  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,000 miles
: the contact stated while driving 50 mph the vehicle was involved in a head on collision with another vehicle. The vehicle continued moving and stopped by colliding with a store sign. The air bags did not deploy and seat belts were worn. There were no warning lights to indicate the air bags would fail. The contact suffered a knee injury. A police report was filed at the scene. The insurance company determined the vehicle was totaled due to the accident. The dealer does not have the means to test for air bag non-deployment. Updated 1/24/2007 -

- Fayetteville, NC, USA

problem #3

Oct 232005


  • miles
FOIA request all documents/info relative to any recalls or known defects of the air bag system in the 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer. Attorney's clients were seriously injured when the vehicle they were operating was involved in a high speed, front end collision. The air bag system did not deploy at the time of impact and as a result the three occupants were injured. *****

- Albany, GA, USA

problem #2

Mar 152006

Trailblazer 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles
: the contact stated at various speeds, the vehicle would lose power and stall. This occurred with no warning. The vehicle was not taken to a mechanic for this problem. While driving at 35 mph, the vehicle lost power and hit a guard rail then rolled over. The airbags did not deploy. The contact was wearing a seat belt, but sustained minor injuries. There was a police report taken at the scene. The vehicle was towed to an independent repair shop, but there has been no inspection for these problems.

- West Newfield, ME, USA

problem #1

Jul 162004


  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,500 miles
While driving at 70 mph driver swerved to left to avoid hitting a motorist. When the driver attempted to straighten back the steering wheel by turning it to the right it overcorrected severely. This resulted in the driver losing control of the vehicle and crashing into a tree. Uponimpact, air bags did not deploy. Driver died, and front passenger sustained a broken neck, severe laceration to their scull, and bruises. The passenger in the rear sustained a broken angle, a dislocated hip, and two broken ribs.

- Conyers, GA, USA