fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,000 miles

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problem #5

Sep 292004

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 50,000 miles
Parking brake on 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has worn out prematurely. Vehicle has 50000 miles, and parking brake will not hold at all. Took vehicle to garage to have parking brake adjusted, and after adjustment the parking brake still would not hold.

- Lowgap, NC, USA

problem #4

Jul 132002

Silverado 2500

  • miles
Emergency brake does not hold. Consumer contacted dealer, and they stated brake pads needed replacing.

- Midland, TX, USA

problem #3

Jun 012000

Silverado 2500

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Vehicle rolls back when parking brake is applied. Chiming alerts consumer that it is engaged. Parking brake has been malfunctioning since 6 months of purchase. Problem has progressed. Dealer was informed of problem. This vehicle was taken to the dealer who said there wasn't anything wrong. Consumer has been in contact with the GM customer service, but, is having a hard time getting a resolution to this problem.

- Mooresville, NC, USA

problem #2

Jan 282001

Silverado 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle rolled forward while parked and brake was applied, owner replaced parking brake. Consumer had to jam the transmission into park to stop it from rolling. The dealer informed consumer that parking brakes wear out every 15,000 miles.

- Watsonville, CA, USA

problem #1

Jan 092002

(reported on)

Silverado 2500

  • miles
While driving emergency brake system malfunctioned, cause unknown.

- Soquin, TX, USA