fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,871 miles

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problem #7

Nov 242005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,000 miles
The contact states there is NHTSA recall campaign 05V379000 concerning the ABS brakes. This vehicle has the same problems as indicated in the recall, but it is not included in the recall due to the state the contact resides. The headlamp bulb was replaced. Updated 01/04/06.

- Delafield, WI, USA

problem #6

Jun 212004

Silverado 2500

  • miles
Daytime running lights burn out all the time, and I have been doing a survey on other like trucks, chev 2002,2003, and 2004, for every (10) I check (7) have a light out on one side or the other up front under the headlights.

- Hillsboro, TX, USA

problem #5

Apr 272004

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Safety issue. The day time running lights on full size GM trucks burn out frequently. I replace at least one bulb per month on my 2002 cheverlot Silverado pick up truck. This issue is evident by the number of GM trucks you see on the road with at least one bulb burned out. I personally know people that have given up on replacing these bulbs and are driving with out the day time running light. I have filed a comlaint with GM (file number 1-211800556). Dealer says that the vehicles that they have done diagnostic checks on show no problems. The dealer also says all they can do is replace the bulbs (at a cost if you are out of warranty).

- Holly, MI, USA

problem #4

Mar 172004

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • 35,094 miles
While driving at low speeds the front headlights became dim without warning. The dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem. Problem was referred to tsb relating to normal function of electrical system. In addition, rattle from rear end. Dealer inspected vehicle and found leaf spring pads worn out. Consumer stated that vehicle has oi leak from front if vehicle. As the dealer inspected vehicle, it was found that front shocks were leaking fluid. Dealer replaced both shocks.

- White Mountain Lake, AZ, USA

problem #3

Feb 032003

(reported on)

Silverado 2500

  • miles
Headlight failure.

- Montrose, MI, USA

problem #2

May 022002

(reported on)

Silverado 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states while trying to use the high beams, the headlights with out warning will cross paths left light with rear to right and left to right resulting in limited light to the side of the road.

- Lake Tomahawk, WI, USA

problem #1

Mar 182002

Silverado 2500

  • miles
Steering wheel prevents consumer from seeing fog light button. There is a dome over ride button. Also, headlights come on intermittently. Dealership is aware of problem.

- Tyler, TX, USA