fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
18,571 miles

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problem #7

May 012009

Silverado 3500

  • 65,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact was driving 10 mph over a speed bump when a clunking noise was heard from the steering column. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic where the mechanic confirmed that the intermediate steering shaft needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure and the vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 65,000 and the current mileage was 67,000.

- Everett, WA, USA

problem #6

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 #5

Feb 192004

(reported on)

Silverado 3500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 27,000 miles
The steering shaft broke while driving, which resulted in lost of power steering and brakes.

- Arvada, CO, USA

problem #4

Dec 102003

Silverado 3500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 38,000 miles
Loss of power steering turning to the left after initial start up.

- Eagle, NE, USA

problem #3

Jul 112002

Silverado 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
At 45mph the power steering went out. This could have caused loss in steering. Cause unknown. Dealer notified. Consumer stated there is a broken shaft and a failed power steering pump.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #2

Nov 252000

Silverado 3500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states having problems with the steering midshaft component. Nlm

- Reno, NV, USA

problem #1

Aug 011999

Silverado 3500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Since first day it has been hard to stop, then, it got harder and harder, took vehicle to dealer in June of 2000, and they could not find cause. Consumer stated it was also hard to steer.

- Son Jose, CA, USA