10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
5 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
8 / 0
Average Mileage:
51,792 miles

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problem #28

Jan 012016

Silverado 2500

  • miles
My 2009 Silverado 2500hd service air bag light comes on intermittently, hit a bump and it goes out, comes on again many times during driving. I can move the wiring harness under the dash and duplicate this issue. The Chevrolet dealer says that I must leave the truck there because it will be lengthy in troubleshooting which will be costly according to them.

- Pretty Prairie, KS, USA

problem #27

Mar 012013

Silverado 2500

  • 35,000 miles
Dash cracks around passenger air bag and cracks over instrument panel.

- Catawba, NC, USA

problem #26

Sep 282018

Silverado 2500

  • 92,060 miles
Takata recall. The contact owned a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500. While driving approximately 45 mph, the contact fell asleep behind the wheel, veered off the road, and crashed into a pole. None of the air bags deployed. A police report was not filed. The contact sustained injuries to the hands, abdominal area, upper thighs, and knees. Medical attention was required. The vehicle was towed by the insurance company and deemed a total loss. The vehicle was not diagnosed by the insurance company or a dealer to determine why the air bags failed to deploy. The vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 16V381000 (air bags). The manufacturer was notified after the crash. The approximate failure mileage was 92,060.

- Springfield, OR, USA

problem #25

Jul 012016

Silverado 2500

  • miles
It has been more than 2 years and the repair is still not available. How much longer do we have to wait for the repair?

- Albuquerque, NM, USA

problem #24

Oct 172017

Silverado 2500

  • 59,000 miles
The dash is cracked in multiple places around the airbags, I am worried if I get in a accident the broken dash will be deadly my truck has below 60,000 miles

- Lincoln, NE, USA

problem #23

Jul 252016

Silverado 2500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 16V381000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The dealer (capital Chevrolet in san jose, California) was contacted and confirmed that the parts were not available for the recall remedy. The manufacturer was not notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #22

Aug 012015

Silverado 2500

  • 120,000 miles
Not the actual air bag, but the plastic dash around it. Known cracking in the dash will cause it to shatter during air bag deployment causing possible injuries due to pieces becoming projectiles. GM is well aware of this defect in the manufacture of the dash.

- Wrightstown, NJ, USA

problem #21

Jun 022016

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V381000 (air bags). The parts to do the repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. Chuck nash auto group (3209 I-35 in san marcos, tx) was contacted and confirmed that the parts were not available for the recall remedy. The manufacturer was not able to confirm when the parts were to become available. The VIN was unknown. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- San Marcos, TX, USA

problem #20

Dec 112017

Silverado 2500

  • 53,000 miles
"takata recall" received a safety recall notice by mail dated July 2016 regarding the front passenger air bag inflators can malfunction. Over the last year and a half I have contacted several dealerships in my area for a replacement. I was told that there was an ongoing court battle where takata claims that their is nothing wrong with the original installed inflator. The dealerships told me that they do not have replacement parts and would not install a replacement part until the court case was settled. No injuries have happened yet because the vehicle has not been in an accident. However I fear that someone may be injured or killed if an accident in this vehicle occurs.

- Forney, TX, USA

problem #19

May 272016

Silverado 2500

  • 0 miles
Takata recall. GM recall # 2049151 (NHTSA# 16V381) was issued May 27,2016. It is still listed as incomplete, remedy not yet available. The NHTSA due date to GM was August 2017. It is now 2018. Has GM been grated an extension" what is the status"

- Elgin, TX, USA

problem #18

Dec 032016

Silverado 2500

  • 75,217 miles
Got in my truck today to find cracks in the dash around the passenger airbag. Concerns me that if the airbag were to deploy it would send sharp pieces of dash flying into the face of the passenger. Vehicle was not in motion when I found the cracks.

- Leander, TX, USA

problem #17

Aug 172016

Silverado 2500

  • 198,000 miles
The dashboard has cracked in the area of the passenger side air bag. If the bag deploys this could cause many problems.

- Hollister, CA, USA

problem #16

May 272016

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V381000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 10/06/16 the consumer stated the vehicle was traded in.

- Groveland, FL, USA

problem #15

Apr 012013

Silverado 2500

  • miles
2009 Silverado cracked passenger side dash board had it replaced by GMC dealer and it cracked again same place as the first crack. Truck has less then 77 thousand miles.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #14

Jan 122016

Silverado 2500

  • 118,000 miles
#09184 airbag light stays on and message service airbags is on.

- Gibraltar, MI, USA

problem #13

Jan 202016

Silverado 2500

  • miles
Cracking identified near the passenger side airbag on the dash of the truck. Discovered when replacing truck windshield. Cracking also seen on opposite side of dash.

- Lake Charles, LA, USA

problem #12

Mar 162012

Silverado 2500

  • 60,000 miles
Several cracks in my dash (4-5). One is at the corner of the passenger airbag. The dash is so brittle it cracks from just closing the door. I'm afraid what might happen if I'm in an accident and broken dash pieces go flying throughout the cab. This is no doubt a safety concern! not to mention an eye sore and resale killer. This started a few years ago and continues to get worse.

- Mansfield, TX, USA

problem #11

Jul 172015

Silverado 2500

  • miles
Dash cracking around passanger airbag, possible parts of dash becoming airbone when airbag deploys

- Marianna, FL, USA

problem #10

Oct 132014

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 76,600 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact stated that while having the annual service performed, the technician notified that contact that the front bumper was exposed to water causing a shortage in the sensor. The failure caused the air bag light to illuminate and it would prevent the air bag from deploying during a crash. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The approximate failure mileage was 76,600. Updated 12/9/14 the consumer stated the left front crash sensor had water damage. The vehicle was repaired. Updated 6/1/2015

- Detour, MI, USA

problem #9

Oct 122014

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 100,000 miles
The dash on my 2009 Chevrolet Silverado has cracked around the passenger side air bag. This concerns me as if the air bag deploys this will cause pieces of the dash to injure the person it is supposed to protect. There is numerous information on the internet with people with the same problem. I took this to the Chevrolet dealer I bought the vehicle from in foley al and they refuse to do anything about it.

- Gulf Shores , AL, USA

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