fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,472 miles

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problem #2

Feb 282006

Silverado 3500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Recall 05042 was completed on my 3500 series Silverado used as a tow truck. This recall has not fixed the problem and repeated calls have ended with they will fix the problem as long as it is paid out of pocket. No parking brake on a tow truck is a very serious problem. As of yet no accidents have occurred.

- Jamesville, NY, USA

problem #1

Aug 192005

Silverado 3500 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • 24,943 miles
Parking brake would stay engaged but would not prevent vehicle from rolling. When the parking brake was in place the vehicle would still roll as if the parking brake was not engaged. Received a recall notice concerning the parking brake. Took vehicle to a dealer for recall repairs. Dealer completed the recall repairs. However, the parking brake issue has not been remedied. The parking brake will still allow the vehicle to roll. Consumer has not contacted Chevrolet manufacturer. Contacted dealership, who said this was a design problem, and the parking brake would not hold a heavy duty pickup, and there was nothing else they could do., no further repairs. This vehicle was purchased for a government contract. The consumer was told by the dealer that the parking brake is too small for this pickup and that the consumer should not trust it to hold the vehicle in place.

- Ava, MO, USA