2000 Chevrolet Blazer Reviews - Page 29 of 41

2000 Chevrolet Blazer ZR2 LS 4.3L V6 from North America

Model year2000
Year of manufacture1999
First year of ownership2003
Most recent year of ownership2005
Engine and transmission 4.3L V6 Manual
Performance marks 0 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
0.0 / 10
Distance when acquired35000 miles
Most recent distance65000 miles
Previous carFord Ranger

Summary:

Buyer beware!

Faults:

At 45,000 miles the ball joints and wheel bearings went bad, as did the sensor that reads the fuel level. As I would drive down the road the fuel indicator would go from full to empty, and in between. I never knew just how much fuel I had. At 65,000 miles the alternator, windshield wiper motor and thermostat went bad. The check engine indicator comes on whenever feels like it. On a good week it comes on once. The vehicle hesitates horribly when the accelerator pedal is pushed.

General Comments:

My previous Ford took a serious beating, through mudding, and general burnouts, and I never had a serious problem with it. After owning a Chevy SUV, I will never buy another one.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 9th February, 2005

14th Dec 2009, 03:35

Check the fuel pump, that could be the cause of you hesitation. As well as your fuel gauge because your sending unit (sensor for the fuel gauge) is located inside the fuel pump. GM shotty plastic fuel pump hates gas that contains ethanol. The ethanol basically eats em up.

2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3 Vortec V6 from North America

Model year2000
Year of manufacture2000
First year of ownership2004
Most recent year of ownership2005
Engine and transmission 4.3 Vortec V6 Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 5 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 2 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 4 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
5.2 / 10
Distance when acquired31000 miles
Most recent distance45000 miles
Previous carVolkswagen Jetta

Summary:

This truck is a let down, I would never buy another!

Faults:

"Service Engine Soon" light comes on if the gas cap is not tightened properly.

"Service Engine Soon" light comes on if left parked for too long with under 1/2 tank of fuel.

Rear hatch glass squeaks excessively and loudly.

Drivers side power mirror stopped working.

Drivers side speaker crackles.

Windshield washer fluid switch (stalk) only works half of the time.

General Comments:

Acceleration is very good.

Braking is good, ABS is not too obtrusive and works well.

The overall fit and finish of the vehicle is poor.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 31st January, 2005

2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3 from North America

Model year2000
Year of manufacture2000
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 4.3 Automatic
Performance marks 6 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 3 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 4 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
5.4 / 10
Distance when acquired100 miles
Most recent distance74000 miles
Previous carPontiac Sunfire

Summary:

This car is crap as far as I'm concerned and from what I've read!

Faults:

I bought my 2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4x4 in 2001 brand new.

At 40,000 miles the first front wheel bearing went bad.

Also at 40,000 miles the fuel pump went out.

At 50,000 miles the same bearing went bad again.

At 68,000 miles the other side has gone bad.

Also, when I first bought it, they had to fix:

Leaky oil lines at the filter.

Rattle caused by the hood.

Rear shock.

Oh ya, I think if I remember right, when I took it in for the first wheel bearing replacement they said the front ball joints were loose, surprise, surprise.

General Comments:

Other than that the car has been o.k.

It sure is frustrating having to put all this money into it with so few miles on it.

Hopefully Chevrolet will remember who is paying the bills.

If anyone has more info on this or recourse, please respond.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 17th December, 2004

4th Nov 2005, 12:25

I couldn't agree more with you. We have had nothing, but problems.

At 40,000 miles the car needed a brand new transmission.

We have replaced just about everything in this vehicle including radiator, water pump, thermostat, etc. We recently had an electrical problem.

And the biggest issue of all... our engine is dead at 65,000 miles. We have antifreeze in the oil line and our extended warranty company does not want to replace the engine. We only bought the vehicle three years ago and we are still paying on it. It has been a week since the blazer stranded my fiance on a very busy highway. This was one day after we got the vehicle back from being serviced. This car has been our worst nightmare and there is no end in sight.

I have filed a formal complaint with GM. They sent me a very nice e-mail and said they would like to help. I called the representative who contacted me and they don't get back to you in 24 hours like they promise. Not sure what to do at this point.

20th Feb 2006, 12:31

I also purchased a 2000 Chevy Blazer about 3 years ago. A few months ago I noticed that the fuel gauge was not working correctly and have since been very lucky as I have not ran out of gas. The 'Low Fuel' Light does flash at the very last minute (thank goodness). Recently I have noticed a very loud whining coming from my front end. Of course these problems came to light within a couple of months of my warranty expiring. Slightly frustrated seeing as how this vehicle is still considered 'Low Mileage'.

Average review marks: 5.4 / 10, based on 146 reviews