Brake line Failure on Chevrolet S10

Average mileage: 117,025 (50,000–180,000)
8 model years affected: 1990, 1995, 1996, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
16 people reported this problem
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2000 Chevrolet S10 95,000 mi,
brake line rusted
The metal brake line corroded away, and without warning failed completely. My truck was built in 2002 and during that time GM did not use stainless steal for the brake lines. Living in PA, we use salt on our roads during snow events. This salt corrodes away the non stainless steal break lines. If you have a GM vehicle made from 1999-2003, check to see if the SS was OEM spec. If not, have your shop check for any corrosion along the brake lines during the next service. If any is found, replace them with stainless steal lines. There are not many thing scarier than losing your brakes unexpectedly.
2001 Chevrolet S10 110,000 mi,
splice line
1995 Chevrolet S10 50,000 mi,
Had brake lines replaced.
1990 Chevrolet S10 120,000 mi,
Passenger front rusted thru
2003 Chevrolet S10 88,000 mi,
This is the third time my brake line as went lucky this time a was pulling into my driveway so no one was hurt. My brake light came on and then no brake.
1999 Chevrolet S10 130,000 mi,
rusted brake line at front right wheel well
2002 Chevrolet S10 130,000 mi,
My repair shop needed to replace all the rear brake lines due too corroding through. 2002 S10
rusted rear brake line put in new line
Left sid brake line rusted -replaced