definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
26,751 miles

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problem #6

Dec 012005

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 18,000 miles
: the contact stated the ABS engages at low speeds of 20 mph and below. As a result, the stopping distance was increased. There is a NHTSA recall, # 05V379000, regarding the ABS. The vehicle has the same problems as indicated in the recall; however it is not included in the recall because of the VIN. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection. The dealer cleaned the wheel speed sensor, replaced the pads and rotors. However, those replacements did not correct the problem. Additionally, a knocking noise was heard in the engine. The dealer inspected the engine although, no repairs were made. The passenger sie window was inoperative. Updated 03/28/06.

- North Collins, NY, USA

problem #5

Feb 012005

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
2002 Chevy Silverado brakes failed at low speeds. When the consumer took the vehicle to the dealer to be inspected, he was informed there was a problem with the ABS. The sensor was cleaned and a part was replaced. The consumer then received a recall notice in October 2005 regarding the ABS. The recall letter stated the consumer could apply for reimbursement. The tailgate rusted and broke. The steering relay and right front idler arm were replaced. The window regulator was replaced. The wheel center cap fell off.

- New Florence, PA, USA

problem #4

Dec 092005

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,400 miles
Both power window assemblies failed within months of each other and both units failed in the same manner. There is a plastic to metal connections that failed on both units. The passengers side failed in late September 2005 and the drivers side December 9, 2005. Both units had to be replaced, old parts not available.

- Middletown, DE, USA

problem #3

Jun 232005

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 63,106 miles
Defective electric window on drivers side. Window will not go up.

- Savona, NY, USA

problem #2

Feb 152003


  • Automatic transmission
  • 24,000 miles
Many of the problems took several times in the shop to fix. The castrophic failures in the engine & transmission have never been fixed. The truck has lunging, dead spots & surges & the transmission clunks (shifts hard, jerky) the auto may or may not accelerate on demand & will later accelerate when you need to apply the brakes.

- Ridgecrest, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 112003


  • miles
Rear window fell out when trying to open. Dealer notified.

- Albuquerque, NM, USA