definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
27,000 miles

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problem #3

Dec 302005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,000 miles
The contact stated when coming to a stop the vehicle had no power brakes or power steering. The contact was able to get the vehicle to slow down by standing on and depressing the brake pedal. The contact was traveling on an incline and this helped the vehicle to come to a complete stop. The vehicle was taken to a certified dealership for inspection. The service personal were able to inspect the vehicle and determined that the hydro boost pump failed. The vehicle was repaired.

- Teaneck, NJ, USA

problem #2

Jan 012004

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,000 miles
While coming to a stop on a hill the consumer applied the brakes however they did not operate properly. When backing out steering wheel did not move. The consumer had the vehicle towed to the dealer for analysis. The dealer determined that the shaft in the power steering pump snapped and caused the brakes and steering to fail. The dealer replaced the power booster, power steering pump and serpentine belt.

- Millbrae, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 132002

Silverado 2500

  • miles
While driving at highway speed power steering and the power brakes failed, resulting in loss of steering and brakes at one time. Contacted dealer, informed consumer this was a common problem.

- Mansfield, PA, USA