really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,025 miles

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problem #6

Jun 202003

Silverado 2500 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Had to have brakes replaced on 2000 Chevy Silverado. Rotors were rusted out. Have never had rotors rust out on a vehicle. Vehicle had only approx. 35,000 miles on it. Cost me four times as much as I expected for the brake job.

- Hackettstown, NJ, USA

problem #5

May 122003

Silverado 2500

  • miles
While driving the consumer applied the brakes and they failed completely without warning. The dealer diagnosed that all rotors were chipped off and completely rusted through.

- Middletown, IN, USA

problem #4

Apr 162003

Silverado 2500

  • miles
When the brakes were applied, the vehicle vibrated. It was discovered the rotors were worn.

- Ansted, WV, USA

problem #3

Jan 162003

Silverado 2500

  • miles
Consumers front and rear rotors are warning causing extended stopping distance.

- Bethel Park, PA, USA

problem #2

Aug 072002

(reported on)

Silverado 2500 4WD

  • miles
All four rotors failed at 13,000 miles.

- Trafford, PA, USA

problem #1

Apr 072001

Silverado 2500

  • miles
The rotors which are part of the braking system had begun operating improperly, causing the vehicle to vibrate while driving and to have increased vibration when the brakes were applied, especially at high speeds. The problem which caused the rotors to stop performing properly may have been caused by incorrect tightening/torqueing when the tires had been rotated shortly prior to the rotor problem happening. The dealer would not replace the rotore, even though the vehicle is still under full warranty. The informed me that the manufacturer would not allow replacement. This means that I now have rotors on the vehicle that have only a half-life remaining on them and the vehicle is still under warranty. Thus, if, after the warranty period, the rotors again stop performing, I will have to bear the cost of replacement. I contend that the problem was either caused by improper dealer maintenance, or that the rotors were defective. This scenario can be logical, as this vehicle required several major replacements of essential parts after only being sold to me for the period of one week. It is not unreasonable to me that the rotor could also have been defective, and I maintain that the manufacturer should have allowed the dealer to replace the rotors, rather than turning them.

- Laurel, MD, USA