definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,000 miles

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problem #6

Jul 062012

Silverado 3500 8-cyl

  • 144,000 miles
Attempted to stop at 10 mph driving straight antilock brake system activated, had no brakes, put transmission into 1st gear stopped 1 foot from building. Almost went through plate glass window! I just changed both my front antilock sensor's and had no effect on the loss of the brakes, they just pulsed. Owned this vehicle since 2001 and have had two antilock brake computers replaces at a cost of $800 each time.

- Flint, MI, USA

problem #5

Nov 192003

(reported on)

Silverado 3500 8-cyl

  • miles
Problems with steering, gas pedal sticks, speedometer rattles when it's cold, rear doors are hard to latch when it's cold, heating and ventilation system and lights blew out, speaker blewout. Cc: NHTSA

- Forest Park, GA, USA

problem #4

Aug 012003

Silverado 3500

  • miles
Problems with 2000 Chevrolet Silverado rotors, wheels, tailgate strap, drive shaft, and 4-wheel drive. Nar see ODI#10037613 ES03-006296. At 12000 miles both rear rotors had to be replaced, 2000 miles later both front rotors had to be replaced. A clunking sound was heard in the rear of the vehicle. The consumer believes it either the rear suspension or drive shaft. All four of the vehicle's wheels had to be replaced at 6000 miles because they were rusting. The tailgate strap broke at 17000 miles. When the four wheel drive was engaged there was a growling noise.

- Pittsburg, PA, USA

problem #3

Mar 252002

(reported on)

Silverado 3500

  • miles
There is a wire harness showing from under steering wheel til that has a short circuit and occasionally sparks. Also, this has caused problems with reading fuel indicator/ odometer/ gear indicator/ air conditioner and heater.

- Lacombe, LA, USA

problem #2

Jul 242001

Silverado 3500 4WD

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
The clutch made a loud popping noise when let out, and slipping under load, the dealer found that the slave cylinder shaft was worn causing throw out bearing to wobble and make noise, through out bearing also scored, dealer replaced pressure plate, clutch disc assembly and slave cylinder assembly, consumer also states vehicle will not shift from reverse.nlm

- Altus, AR, USA

problem #1

Nov 202000

Silverado 3500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
There is a backlash in the rear differential.

- Birch Run, MI, USA