really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,444 miles

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problem #9

Jan 152002

Bravada 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,000 miles
Both outside rear view mirrors need adjustment every time the car is put in drive.

- Holualoa, HI, USA

problem #8

Jul 302004

Bravada 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
The carS side mirrors are memory side mirrors are supposed to automatically adjust to the driverS preset positions. When the car is put into drive, these mirrors adjust themselves to a random position, thus rendering them unless. They must be manually adjust for visibility and this process must be repeated every time the car is put into drive. The car has been in for service twice, with no successful improvement or correction to solve the problem. GM now refuses to attempt any additional remedies.

- Elgin, IL, USA

problem #7

Jan 012004

Bravada 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 18,000 miles
2002 Oldsmobile Bravada. The mirrors are adjustable to suit individual drivers. This occurs automatically depending on whether key #1 is used or key #2. the problem is the mirrors do not return to the set positions. This is extremely dangerous when entering high speed traffic from an on ramp. Incident date is daily. I did not fill in the date below as there is no "daily" choice.

- Elmendorf, TX, USA

problem #6

Jul 132003

Bravada 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 11,000 miles
Both remote mirrors will not hold their memory. I have had my vehicle into service for this problem four times and the problem still exist. The mirrors move when the key is inserted into the ignition before starting the car. Also, both mirrors will not hold their position after being programed in either the normal driving mode or the "reverse-backing up" (curb view assist) mode. I have to manually move my mirrors each time I get into my car to drive, even if only leaving it for a few moments. I have had one minor accident due to the problem because of the mirrors moving. Please help. Thank you.

- Lansing, MI, USA

problem #5

Oct 142003

(reported on)


  • miles
Vehicle has self adjusting mirrors which adjust when reversing. After reversing the mirrors do not go back to their original position. Dealer informed the consumer that a remedy for this problem has not been released from the manufacturer.

- Silver Spring, MD, USA

problem #4

Mar 252003

(reported on)


  • miles
The vehicle has faulty mirror would not hold setting, and was reprogrammed. The brakes squeak when backing. The engine light would come on intermittent. The back tailgate door and the back passenger squeaks. The radio goes out, the door locks and unlocks at will, the seat has malfunctioned, and cannot lock the passenger doors from the master control on the drivers door. Scc

- Palm Springs, CA, USA

problem #3

Jan 112003


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving the left front tire would make a loud noise, thus distracting the consumer. The dealer was been notified. Ph the right front tire had a high whistle. The dealer was unable to fix, stating that this happens after the vehicle reaches 20K miles, and greased the axle(s). The light underhood was inoperative. The dealer replaced the underhood light, lamp assembly, (stop), tail, and turn signal light underhood. The outside mirrors would not stay in place. The dealer replaced both modules per bulletin 02-08-64-027/both side mirror actuators. Scc

- Omaha, NE, USA

problem #2

Dec 202001

Bravada 4WD

  • miles
Rear view mirror memory function does not work. Most times it adjusts the mirrors to an odd position. Sometimes makes ratcheting sound. Requires readjustment of mirrors on nearly every locking, unlocking of doors.

- Elizabeth City, NC, USA

problem #1

Jan 012002

Bravada 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Mirrors on side of vehicle are not working properly. Mirrors have set to be in one place, but when turning vehicle on, mirrors will change to a different position, making it more difficult for the consumer to check on other vehicles. Consumer stated that this occurred sporadically.

- Manalapan, NJ, USA