fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,333 miles

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problem #3

Feb 142006

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,000 miles
When I bought my 04 Silverado truck used in February of this year I noticed a klunking in the steering. After getting it checked out I found out that it was the upper intermediate steering shaft. My father-in-law bought an 02 and had the same problem. Well after doing some research I found out that this is a huge problem with the 01-05 Silverado. I have spoken to other owners about this and a couple have said that GM said that its not a safety issue so they wouldn't fix it. They make a replacement for this shaft but it is $92 and then they have to put it in. I think that if it is a problem that is this big that they should fix it for free. I just want to make it known that we the GM owners are getting shafted you could say and they don't care. I wanted to see what I could do to try to get them to help us out.

- Richmond, VA, USA

problem #2

Feb 232005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Steering shaft rattles. More severe while turning curves, or on bumpy roads. No failure yet. Dealer will only apply grease. No recall notification to date, dealer has not replaced.

- Merigold, MS, USA

problem #1

Jan 042005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving a rattling noise was coming from the front. Consumer drove vehicle to the dealer, and mechanic determined that steering wheel shaft needed to be replaced.

- Coal Valley, IL, USA