fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,500 miles

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problem #2

Aug 202005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,000 miles
Ever since I purchased the pickup the brakes have been somewhat substandard. The pedal will go to the floor if you hold it down such as at a stop light or when trying to brake a trailer. On numerous occasions I have nearly run a stop light or have actually went through a intersection that I had intended to slow down to turn or yield to oncoming traffic. Last week, I nearly put it into the river when I launched my boat, if I hadn't been thinking or had I panicked, it would have happened. Instead I put it in drive and was able to use the engine to stop me, this is definitely not good on the drive train. I have bled the brake system, changed the fluid, replaced the pads (rear pads were completely gone, front were like new)the pickup still doesn't stop properly. I don't drive it as much as I would like due to this problem.

- Oakdale, NE, USA

problem #1

Dec 162001

Silverado 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer stated both rear wheels locked up while traveling at highway speed of 60 mph with speed control engaged, and the brake pedal not applied, manufacturer notified, and sent out a representative who informed dealer to replace brake power booster. The consumer stated that when the brakes locked up, the brake pedal completely goes to the floor which caused an accident, the dealer said when the booster failed it created a vaccum that sucked the pedal to the floor.

- Nelson, WI, USA