Both seats broke (will not recline) within six weeks, not covered under warranty.
Ball joints replaced after a 3,000 mile trip. Thank God, the car collapsed the evening we returned just outside my drive while waiting for a stop. We could have been killed.
Tumblers for key. ($580.00)
Roof attachment for sliding roof
Engine became loose
Brakes, often more, but I need to look in the stuffed glove compartment for receipts
Over $4,000 in repairs!
No more Chevy's. Blazer buyers beware!
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 3rd October, 2007
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LT V6 4.3 Vortec from North America
I would buy another one again, don't listen to everyone elses comments, always do research
Nothing has Gone wrong with the car.
I love my blazer.
I have had No major problems with it.
I can rely on the car completely.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 23rd September, 2007
18th Nov 2007, 16:57
You must be the only Blazer owner who has never had anything go wrong with it.
In less than 5 years, I have had to replace the Fuel Sending Unit ($300 part), brake pads 4 times, rotors twice, calipers once, serpentine belt 3 times, alternator once, driver side door power window switch twice, front shocks three times... the list is endless.
Now it is being tested for a bad EGR valve. Parts I still need to replace include the rear window wiper motor, the front passenger seat release handle, the door pins to the driver's door, and I really need to locate an entire interior door panel for the driver's door, as mine has never been the same since replacing the first power window switch, and the plastic area by the handle is now cracked.
The check engine light comes on after I drive it on the highway for any length of time and use the cruise control. This may be due to the possibly bad EGR valve not shutting back off. As it stands, it's not a comforting feeling to be driving a vehicle and have the check engine light come on for any reason. I have had the error code read, and it mentions the emissions, but doesn't get any more specific than that.
I have the vehicle serviced regularly. I have even gone so far as to have the throttle body professionally cleaned, because I was told by the mechanic that this would help the problems I was having with the engine not idling properly, and surging and stalling at various times. I have had a tune up done on it. It used to be if an engine was not running up to snuff, a tune up would solve a lot of that. Not with this vehicle.
I bought this vehicle used with 51,000 miles on it, and I have put less than 50,000 miles on it in five years. I don't drive it off road. I use it for mainly city driving, and I am afraid to take it out on the highway anymore with the problems it has.
It is now paid off, and I will once again be saving up for a nice down payment to trade this piece of garbage in for something new. It certainly won't be a GM product, after this ownership experience. That is a shame, since I do qualify for GM employee discount.
After going through all of what I have, and paying so much money in repairs, I feel I no longer owe any kind of loyalty to GM.
Would you possibly consider trading my vehicle for yours, since yours seems to be the one perfect Blazer that was ever made?
19th Dec 2009, 13:43
99 Blazer, second owner, 139,000 km.
Had it for a year. No problems at all.
Looks good, runs good, performs well.
5 spd standard is fun, lots of torque and has been through almost everything without getting stuck. Starts in -46 weather not being plugged in. Nothing but good has come with my Blazer.
Hmm, maybe treat it well and do regular maintenance, and if you treat it good, it will treat you the same.
13th May 2010, 11:42
He bought it used and has only put 7,000 miles on it. I would sure hope nothing would have gone wrong with it from the time of purchase. Now that it is 3 years later, I would be curious to hear about how it is holding up (assuming it still runs).
Average review marks: 5.4 / 10, based on 146 reviews