really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #3

Nov 111997


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer took vehicle to the dealership. Mechanic told him that T rear drums and front rotors were warped. Material they used for the brakes was defective. Mechanic put vehicle on the machine to smooth them out. However, consumer is still expericencing a loud squeaking noise coming from the rear wheel.

- Cortaro, AZ, USA

problem #2

May 281997


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake failure: Made noise when brakes applied; dealer replaced drums twice. Nothing wrong w/rotors; failure of power booster caused accident. Informed dealer 7 times. Dealer repaired/replaced or changed different parts of brakes, each time.

- Corvina, CA, USA

problem #1

Dec 281995

(reported on)


  • miles
Replace brakes, drums, and rotors three times in eight months. The owner has ABS brakes the dealer told her nothing was wrong. The mechanic said it is a defect.

- Brentwoo, NY, USA