really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
46,050 miles

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problem #4

Jun 212005

Silverado 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,000 miles
The consume states that the parking brake is not holding on 2002 Chevrolet Silverado. This has been an issue for about a month. The owner has taken the truck to the dealership, and they classified it as a normal wear item. They dealer is not going to replace this for free. There is a recall on the manual transmissions but not the automatic. But the owner says that they share the same parking brake system. The owner has contacted the manufacturer, and they were aware of the problem, , and stated that there was no recall. NHTSA recall 05V161000. On manual transmission. The owner was going to have this fixed, but it will be at his expense. There were no prior problems with the truck. There is about 60% of the brake lining left on the back brakes. The owner is pushing the brake to the floor and it is not working.

- Carnation, WA, USA

problem #3

Jun 162005

Silverado 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 53,200 miles
Safety issue: 2002 Chevy 3500 1 ton dually (53,000 miles). Truck brakes starting acting funny. Take truck dealership for brake inspection. Dealer charge $$ for inspection and informed us that all 4 brake rotors were rotten (beyond repair). Not wore but rotten. Seems they use re-cycled material in their brake rotors. Seem this is a major safety issue because rotors could fail completed due to rot and cause vehicle to lose brakes. Cost of replacement is $2000.

- Durhamville, NY, USA

problem #2

May 012004

Silverado 1500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles
Parking brake failed and does not hold when engaged been about a year now and was told there was a recall so I'm waiting to see if this is the case Chevy told me my truck was not considered in the recall so I would like to know if I'm the only one with this problem

- Newhartford, CT, USA

problem #1

Jan 152002

Silverado 1500

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Park brake will not hold. Vehicle has rolled over 3 times with park brake applied. Dealer replaced park brake once.

- Merrimack, NH, USA