10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,769 miles

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problem #12

Jun 152000

(reported on)

Silverado 3500

  • miles
The automatic transmission intermittently shifts into overdrive while driving, when this happens the selector must be placed in park, then reengaged in drive to get it out of overdrive. Nlm

- Mullen, NE, USA

problem #11

Jun 152000

(reported on)

Silverado 3500

  • miles
The automatic transmission intermittently shifts into overdrive while driving, when this happens the selector must be placed in park, then reengaged in drive to get it out of overdrive. Nlm

- Mullen, NE, USA

problem #10

May 042000

(reported on)

Silverado 3500

  • miles
Transmission failed prematurely.

- Gainesville, FL, USA

problem #9

May 042000

(reported on)

Silverado 3500

  • miles
Transmission failed prematurely.

- Gainesville, FL, USA

problem #8

Feb 152000

Silverado 3500

  • miles
From parked position - will delay shifting into forward or reverse.

- Pelzer, SC, USA

problem #7

Feb 042000

(reported on)

Silverado 3500

  • miles
Vehicle is experiencing a loud cluncking noise when turning a corner and accelerating at the same time. Also, vehicle is not downshifting to proper gear, causing a vibration throughout vehicle when driving at speeds between 35-45 mph. When changing to any gear from park position, vehicle will jerk. Manufacturer has acknowledged defect, but cannot fix it. Cause is unknown.

- Acme, PA, USA

problem #6

Oct 151999

Silverado 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehilce experienced a grinding sound, whenever engaged on four high while making a tur.; also, appeared to disengage and reengage by itself. In regular drive, it intermittently jumped into gear from a stop position when accelerator pedal applied. Dealer notified.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #5

Dec 191999

Silverado 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Rough engine idle (missing) and transmission shudders ( forward gear) when shifting into 2nd gear.

- Vacaville, CA, USA

problem #4

Jan 182000

Silverado 3500

  • miles
The automatic transmission intermittently fails to engage on launch. There is a delay of 1 to 2 seconds before the transmission engages and the vehicle moves. The failed condition appears as if the vehicle is in nuetral and then slams into gear. The failed condition may be that the vehicle is actually trying to launch in 3rd and then down shifts after a delay. This is a potentialy dangerous condition that could result in an accident while crossing traffic or entering traffic. I have found via the internet that many owners of this vehicle are having this problem with both 1999 and 2000 models. This problem is very intermittent and can not be reproduced with regularity. Because the problem can not be reproduced I have not taken the vehicle to the dealer, it would be a waste of time at this point. The dealer will not be able to reproduce the failure. I have experienced the problem 3 times in 3 months and 3000 miles. It is impossible for vehicle owners to get GM to do anything because the problem is so intermittent. GM has to be aware of the problem from what I have seen on the internet. Please let me know if I can help in any way with your investigation. Thank you in advance for your help.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #3

Jan 142000

(reported on)

Silverado 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Accelerator would surge while in gear. Would shift from overdrive to low gear on its own. This happens when doing highway driving. The manufacturer has been contacted & knows of problem. Vehicle been in shop for over a month. There is no corrective solution to problem of surging & gear shifting.

- Dania, FL, USA

problem #2

Dec 161999

Silverado 3500

  • miles
Transmission shudder, forward or reverse, immediately after releasing foot brake to begin acceleration. Then between 18 and 25mph there is a vacuum leaking sound - whistle.

- Dunsmuir, CA, USA

problem #1

Nov 181999

Silverado 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission shudders forward or reverse, immediately after releasing foot brake to begin acceleration.

- Dunsmuir, CA, USA