definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,500 miles

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problem #2

Feb 152005

Silverado 3500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I received two new tailgate cable supports from a dealer in arcadia, Florida this past winter. I installed them myself on my 2002 Chevy C2500 hd crew cab pickup. I have reason to believe the new cables are not made from stainless steel as they are supposed to be. This is because a magnet will stick to the cables, just like to old ones. The dealer really had no answer other than the new cables were the ones they were installing on everyone's vehicle that responded to the recall. I know that 203 type stainless steel has a small amount of carbon and will attract a magnet slightly, but I still believe the "new" cables are the same as the old ones. Thank you, gene faulconer.

- Cynthiana, KY, USA

problem #1

Feb 242004

Silverado 3500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 43,000 miles
Tailgate strap broke. Tailgate would not latch.

- Cheboygan, MI, USA