really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
52,581 miles

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problem #6

Jul 062014

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • 210,000 miles
The spare tire hoist cable broke, and the spare tire dropped onto the highway. It bounced at least 10 feet in the air, narrowly missing cars driving the opposite direction. Luckily it rolled to the shoulder without hitting anything. I had never used the spare, nor lowered the hoist mechanism. This tire weighs ~75 pounds and could have easily killed a passing motorist.

- Frisco, CO, USA

problem #5

Apr 132006

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,988 miles
: the contact stated the frame fractured about 2" in front of the towing package on both the driver and passenger sides. The dealership alerted the manufacturer. The dealership took digital pictures of the cracked frame. The contact is only towing 3,875 pounds which is under the maximum towing specifications of 8,000 pounds. General Motors has agreed to give the contact a loaner vehicle; awaiting their decision to remedy the problem without charge. The maximum towing specifications for a 5300 V8 is 8,000 pounds with a maximum tongue weight of 1,000 lbs. Updated 05/10/06

- Sheboygan Falls, WI, USA

problem #4

Nov 112004

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Rear quarter panel window leaks.

- Wind Lake, WI, USA

problem #3

Aug 012004


  • 35,500 miles
While driving the quarter panel collapsed damaging the brake line, and the emergency brake line. Consumer had an air bag installed on the suspension. However that was damaged also. The tires delaminated. The tread separated from the sidewall of the tires. Firestone steeltex radio, R4F, LT245/75R16, 00-80-11 120/116R M/S, dot VN11-B1C.

- Eden, NY, USA

problem #2

May 112002


  • miles
Consumer was involved in a roll over accident, and suffered injuries.( lawyer on behalf of client)

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #1

Jan 012000

Silverado 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
From zero to twenty it has a launch shutter on the long bed extended cabs. Vehicle vibrated violently until passing 20mph. Contacted dealer, and was told that they were aware of the problem, and had to deal with it. Also, contacted the manufacturer.

- Mason City, IA, USA