10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
39 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
6 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,238 miles

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problem #248

Mar 112006

Silverado 2500 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,159 miles
There was a recall on my Chevy truck for the ABS system. After the service my ABS system failed and the light remains on that it is not functioning. I called GM and they said that it was not part of the recall.. I have driven only 1700 miles since this service was done. I believe this problem should be taken care of by GM.

- Dearborn, MI, USA

problem #247

Jun 012005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 38,000 miles
: the contact stated the vehicle was taken to a dealership to have recall repairs performed on the ABS. The NHTSA campaign id is 05V379000. The vehicle was still having the same type of problems after the repairs were made. The vehicle was driven for a period of time before it was taken to an independent repair shop for inspection. Upon inspection the problem was the left front wheel hub needed to be replaced. Repairs were made, this fixed the problem. The contact heard about a recall that was on the wheel hub. The NHTSA campaign id is 00X001000. The manufacturer was contacted the vehicle is not included in the recall due to the VIN.

- Newark, DE, USA

problem #246

Feb 152006

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 149,000 miles
: the contact stated the ABS engaged at 3mph when brake pressure was applied. The vehicle was seen by the dealer and a diagnostic test was performed. Although the problem persisted, no repairs were made. There is a NHTSA recall, # 05V379000, regarding the antilock brakes. The vehicle has the same problems as indicated in the recall; however it is not included in the recall due to the VIN. Updated 03/09/06.

- Clay Center, KS, USA

problem #245

Jan 012006

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 111,000 miles
2000 Chevrolet Silverado ABS activated 2 weeks after recall work was performed with no warning of ABS light. The consumer was told the front wheel assemblies needed to be replaced, but the repair was not included in the recall.

- Saint Marys, GA, USA

problem #244

Jan 092006

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I'm having the same problem as outlined in NHTSA campaign id number: 05V379000. I called GM, they said my vehicle was not included in the recall. I registered a complaint. They said it may be included at a later time.

- Maple Grove, MN, USA

problem #243

Jan 282004

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 41,000 miles
Truck had 41000 miles and the gas gauge started jumping from empty to full. Around 44000 miles the ABS brake light on the dash appeared, took to dealer, said it was the sensor at/near the center bottom of engine and was common, it would cost me around $1000 to have it repaired or wait to see if it was recalled and just drive my truck using the hyd brakes only. I have been doing this. Had only the man. Warranty that ended at 36 K. very disappointed, very long.

- Bowling Green, MO, USA

problem #242

Jan 102006

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
: the contact stated the vehicle has a problem with the ABS. When stopping the brake pulsates causing an extended stopping distance. This occurs every time when trying to stop from a slow speed. There is a NHTSA recall, # 05V379000, regarding the hydraulic anti lock brakes. The vehicle has the same problems as indicated in the recall; however it is not included in the recall due to the VIN. Also, the vehicle has problems with the fuel gauge. After filling the vehicle up the fuel gauge will read empty, then jump to being full. This occurs intermittently. The dealer has been contacted. The consumer stated the sensors just needed to be cleaned. Updated 02/21/06.

- Appleton, WI, USA

problem #241

Jan 062006

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 118,450 miles
The contact took the vehicle to a dealership to have recall 05V379000 repairs performed on the anti lock brakes. After the recall repairs were made the vehicle has problems with the anti lock brakes.

- Laingsburg, MI, USA

problem #240

Jan 062006

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,000 miles
: the contact stated there is NHTSA recall, campaign 05V379000 regarding the antilock brakes. The brakes shudder when applying brake pressure at low speeds and there is increased stopping distance. The vehicle has the same problems as indicated in the recall; however, it is not included in the recall due to the VIN. The vehicle has not been seen by a dealer.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #239

Sep 012005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,000 miles
The contact states there is an NHTSA recall campaign 05V379000 concerning the anti lock brakes. This vehicle has the same problems as indicated in the recall. However, this vehicle is not included in the recall due to the contact's state not being included in the recall. There was a minor accident due to the brake failure, ABS activating at low speeds. The contact repaired the vehicle at his own expense.

- Falls Church, VA, USA

problem #238

Dec 142005

(reported on)

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
Consumer 2000 Chevrolet pickup has a safety defect in the antilock brake system. The consumer contacted the manufacturer about the ABS recall and he was told that his vehicle was not included due to VIN.

- Chelmsford, MA, USA

problem #237

Dec 122005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 176,291 miles
The contact stated the rear wheel shields deteriorated, causing the brake pads and rotors to wear out. He contacted the dealership, and they told him this was a common problem with this type. Of vehicle. The dealership replaced the brake pads and rotors at the consumers expense. The manufacturer was contacted, who wanted more information on the problem and receipts of any repair work done on the vehicle. The sensors wer replaced on 12-16-05. Updated 01/11/06.

- Shady Spring, WV, USA

problem #236

Nov 232005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 130,000 miles
The contact states there is a NHTSA recall campaign 05V379000 concerning the ABS anti-lock brakes. This vehicle has the same problems as indicated in the recall, but is not included in the recall due to VIN. As a result of the defect the contact's vehicle was involved in an accident. While pulling into the driveway the ABS engaged and the vehicle went through the garage door. There was property damage, but no one sustained injuries. When the insurance company was contacted they told the contact that the police would not come to the scene of the accident since the accident occurred on the contact's property. Updated 02/24/06

- Union Bridge, MD, USA

problem #235

Dec 092005

Silverado 2500 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 57,750 miles
General Motors 2000 Silverado truck-brake problems-owner financed repairs-rear brakes and timing belt ($1,800 dealer)-most recent front brakes-rusted rotors-retailer replaced ($200). Suspect defective materials manufactured by GM resulted in equipment failures. Dealer should be responsible to refund repair costs to consumer.

- Charleston, WV, USA

problem #234

Nov 112005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,633 miles
The contact states there is a NHTSA recall campaign 05V379000 concerning the antilock brakes. This vehicle has the same problems as indicated in the recall, but it is not included in the recall due to VIN. The contact repaired the vehicle at his own expense twice. Updated 1/19/2006 - the ABS activated at slow speeds. The dealer replaced the L. front hub/sensor.

- Apple Valley, MN, USA

problem #233

Oct 012005

Silverado 2500

  • miles
Anti lock brakes kicking in at speeds under 10 mph making it difficult to come to a stop. 2000 Silverado.

- Ham Lake, MN, USA

problem #232

Dec 072005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles
I saw a news article about GM vehicles having problem with the ABS at low speeds. I have a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, and I have to admit my vehicle has had this problem. The problem is only at low speeds. It is very concerning to me, especially when I want to stop and the vehicle will not allow me to. I have not had any accidents-yet, but I am certain accidents will occur as a result of this problem. I noticed a recall for this in some states, but not mn.

- Waconia, MN, USA

problem #231

Feb 182005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 102,884 miles
The contact stated the ABS sensor has been replaced twice. This failure almost caused two accidents. Both ABS sensors malfunctioned within 10,000 miles. The dealership replaced the first sensor because it was oxidized to the hub assembly. The second sensor was cleaned. There was a NHTSA recall campaign 05V379000 concerning the anti lock brakes, but the contact's state was not included in the recall. The tire were cupped and had to be replaced due to a vibration coming from the vehicle. Updated 01/11/06.

- Blaine, MN, USA

problem #230

Oct 182005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 63,019 miles
Problem: ABS brake activation at low speed. It takes longer to stop causing safety concerns here. Brought in to shop and they thought could fix the problem by removing and cleaning sensors and surrounding area due to excessive rust build up. They wound up replacing both sensors. A very costly repair. I am aware of your recall on this problem but GM says my vehicle is not affected even though it is in the affected vehicle manufacturer date. Very disappointed in GM's response.

- Green Bay, WI, USA

problem #229

Nov 292005

Silverado 2500 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 97,000 miles
The contact had NHTSA recall campaign id # 05V379000 concerning anti lock brakes. Recall repairs were performed. However, the repairs have not corrected the problem. At low speed the vehicle stopped, and there was a howling noise from the brakes. The ABS light illuminated. He returned to the dealer that performed the recall repairs, and the mechanic was unable to diagnose the problem.

- Lake Placid, NY, USA

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