really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,063 miles

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problem #10

Jan 202005

Silverado 2500

  • Manual transmission
  • 79,000 miles
While driving, there was a noise coming front the front of the vehicle. The consumer replaced the brake pads. The problem still existed and the dealer replaced the bearings and sensor.

- Macksburg, OH, USA

problem #9

Jan 232005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 110,485 miles
The brake pedal wentl all the way to the floor at 10 miles per hour making it difficult for the vehicle to stop. The consumer stepped outside the vehicle and noticed that there was brake fluid on the ground and brake hoses. Taken in for checkup and results showed that the brake line was torn and needed replaced.

- Yulee, FL, USA

problem #8

Nov 192004

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 56,244 miles
The brake lines rusted, and brake fluid spilled on the floor while vehicle was parked in the garage. The brake line was discovered to be corroded and the parking brake did not work. The consumer stepped on the brake pedal to put the vehicle into drive when the brake pedal hit the floor. The consumer then hit the parking brake which also hit the floor. The corroded lines leaked between the master cylinder and the ABS unit. The consumer has the corroded lines in his possession.

- Milton, VT, USA

problem #7

Nov 012004

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • 44,600 miles
While driving brake line busted due to corrosion. All the brake lines to the front wheel and from the master cylinder were unsafe due to corrosion.

- Panama City Beach, FL, USA

problem #6

Jul 122004

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,900 miles
Consumer received recall 00 X 001 000 concerning brake hose failure. Consumer was concerned that the brake hose erupted while driving and rust build up on both front rotors. Vehicle was hard to stop when coming off a small incline. All four brake pads and rotors needed to be replaced due to rust.

- Saint Marys, PA, USA

problem #5

Nov 012003

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 54,000 miles
The brake line located on the outside of the frame rusted. The line was covered with a thin spring, and any time it rained or the vehicle went through water, the spring held water right next to the line, causing the line to rust. The dealer replaced the brake line at the expense of the consumer.

- Youngstown, OH, USA

problem #4

May 012001

Silverado 2500

  • miles
While pulling into driveway brakes went out, and consumer had to stop vehicle with emergency brake. When looking under vehicle noticed brake fluid leaking, and the brake line was broken.

- Milan, NM, USA

problem #3

Apr 232001

(reported on)

Silverado 2500

  • miles
Consumer is not satisfied with recall (C00093-S) consumer does not think that any repairs were performed on vehicle, consumer states dealer refused to show him what was done, dealer showed consumer a schematic drawing of the bracket used and its location, except what he showed consumer had nothing to do with his vehicle, consumer states his vehicle has a totally different set up from what he was shown, consumer contacted manufacturer and was advised they did not have a schematic drawing of the bracket and its location.

- Satellite Beach, FL, USA

problem #2

Feb 052001

Silverado 2500

  • miles
Consumer received recall 00V345000/manufacturer's recall 00093 for brake line chafing. Consumer has traveled back and forth 400 miles trying to get this fix. Parts wern/'t available, and no availabilty date was given.

- Webster, FL, USA

problem #1

Mar 062001

Silverado 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer received a recall letter to inspect brake line, consumer was not comfortable with what dealer was supposed to do. Consumer is unhappy because in order to do repair, GM had to slice brake line.

- Cross Anchor, SC, USA