10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
40 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
7 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,181 miles

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problem #90

Jul 012002

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 21,700 miles
Brake pedal vibrated. Once vehicle would not stop, causing it to run into a ditch. Dealer had been contacted. Pedal pulsates when it shouldn't. consumer has gone off road several times to stop the vehicle.

- West Falls, NY, USA

problem #89

Oct 022003

Silverado 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 44,000 miles
When the consumer applied the brakes, the ABS activated, however the vehicle did not stop and subsequently hit a parked car.

- Elma, NY, USA

problem #88

Sep 172003

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I own a 2000 Chevy Silverado 4X4. I have a continuing problem with the anti lock brake system. The truck has a problem stopping at slow speeds. When I depress the brake pedal at slow speed to stop the anti locks start to release as if the wheels were locking up. This causes me to either go thru the stop sign or to come very close to running into what ever is in front of me. The brakes eventually stop the truck but I have had some close calls. The truck has been to the dealer and had a right front wheel sensor replaced. This helped at first. The problem has started to surface again. I will have to make another visit to the dealer, which is very costly, $300 + per visit. This problem occurs without warning is very dangerous. Does the nhtsb plan on doing anything about this problem? I know of a coworker that has had the same problem and almost wreaked his truck. Thanks et.

- Newbury, NH, USA

problem #87

Jul 302003

Silverado 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle displays intermittent brake failure at very slow speed. Brake pedal feels normal. Consumer can hear ABS system activating, but vehicle will not slow down. Dealer cannot remedy the problem.

- Saint Ignace, MI, USA

problem #86

Sep 042003

(reported on)

Silverado 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When the ABS system is engaged vehicle experiences extended stopping distance. Dealer replaced ABS sensors, but the problem still occurred.

- Wexford, PA, USA

problem #85

Aug 202000

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,000 miles
ABS system engages on dry road and or dry conditions and low speeds. This increases stopping distance greatly and could potentially cause a serious accident. This occurrs mostly when approaching a stop at 10 mph or below. The ABS engages unexpectedely and the vehicle continues to roll partly into the intersection or potentially into another vehicle.

- Butler, PA, USA

problem #84

Aug 282003

Silverado 2500

  • miles
On multiple occasions vehicle failed to stop. Consumer was told by service writer for Chevrolet that ABS brakes premature engagement was the reason why ABS brakes surged.

- Parish, NY, USA

problem #83

Aug 182003

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,994 miles
Vehicle is 2000 Chevy Silverado 4 wheel drive with approx 50K miles. At slow (under 15 mph) speed coming to a stop driver side front ABS engaged and almost hit car in front. At first I thought maybe wet road but it nows does it every morning when coming to a stop at the end of my road dealer said I need to replace front wheel bearing. Have an appointment for first week in Sept. And will have all parts saved.

- Charlestown, NH, USA

problem #82

Sep 152003

(reported on)

Silverado 2500 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 45,000 miles
When the brakes were applied, the vehicle experienced extended stopping distance. The consumer had the ABS sensors cleaned but it was too early to see if the problem was corrected.

- Windber, PA, USA

problem #81

Mar 052000

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 235 miles
The anti-lock braking system on the Chevrolet Silverado is too sensitive. I have had several incidents where the system activated when it should not have causing the vehicle to experience increased stopping distances.I consider this to be a major safety problem.I filed a complaint with your office several years ago, but have yet to see any action taken to correct this problem

- Duryea, PA, USA

problem #80

Jun 062001

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles
My brakes failed after accelerating from being stopped at a red light. The light turned yellow before we were into the intersection when the vehicle in front of me stopped, speed was less than 10 mph. I attempted to stop on a bumpy dry surface while braking the pedal went to the floor and hit the vehicle in front of me. Dealership claims brakes were within specifications set by manufacture. Something needs to be done about this problem, there are too many complaints dealing with the ABS system on the Silverado. Please do something to correct this problem.

- Granbury, TX, USA

problem #79

Feb 162003

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • 370,000 miles
ABS failed prematurely. Dealer notified. Whenever the consumer came to a stop, when approaching another vehicle at a stop light, the ABS malfunctioned and caused the vehicle to drift into another vehicle in front.

- Attica, NY, USA

problem #78

Jun 082003

Silverado 2500

  • 49,000 miles
While pulling into driveway ABS system engaged and brakes failed. Dealer notified.

- Johnstown, PA, USA

problem #77

Jun 102003

(reported on)

Silverado 2500

  • miles
While traveling 5 mph and applying brakes ve ABS system kicked in without any indication, causing vehicle to flip over.

- Johnstown, PA, USA

problem #76

Jul 032003

(reported on)

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,000 miles
The vehicle experienced extended stopping distance. When the vehicle had come to a stop, the anti lock brake motor started, the pedal vibrated and pushed back adding the extended stopping distance. This was an ongoing problem but not constant. Recall# 00V055000

- Kent, OH, USA

problem #75

Apr 182003

(reported on)

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The anti-lock brakes activated at very low speeds. The pedal moved upward and driver pushed the brake pedal with force but the brakes did not respond. The left front brakes failed 100% of the time and the right front assembly failed intermittently. Both front wheel bearing assembly/sensors were replaced. The brake pedal had become hard as a rock and would not stop until both feet were pushed with maximum force.

- Waterford, PA, USA

problem #74

Mar 202003

Silverado 2500

  • miles
The vehicle experienced the same problem as recall (anti lock brake), #00V055000, however the vehicle identification number was not included in the recall.

- Milford, MI, USA

problem #73

Mar 042003

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 63,000 miles
Brakes showing same failure as recall 0 0 V 05 5000. Call Chevrolet with questions of recall but was told that my truck was not effected by. My truck has shown the same problems that were summarized with recall listed above. Repair includes replacing brake pressure module valve.

- Hudsonville, MI, USA

problem #72

Feb 262003

(reported on)

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 37,000 miles
The ABS brakes failed. The ABS braking system caused a resistance behind the brake pedal. Refer to evoq#8021722 scc

- Bellevue, WA, USA

problem #71

Feb 092003

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles
Antilock system activated without cause and disabled the braking system. This happened on dry pavement at speeds below 30 mph when coming to a normal stop. This happened today and almost everytime I dare to drive the truck.

- Esperance, NY, USA

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