really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,800 miles

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problem #7

Jul 152014

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 19,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact stated that the passenger side dashboard cracked where the air bag was located. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The technician diagnosed that the dashboard needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 19,000. The VIN was unavailable. Updated 4/13/15

- Paris, KY, USA

problem #6

Oct 132014

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 76,600 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact stated that while having the annual service performed, the technician notified that contact that the front bumper was exposed to water causing a shortage in the sensor. The failure caused the air bag light to illuminate and it would prevent the air bag from deploying during a crash. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The approximate failure mileage was 76,600. Updated 12/9/14 the consumer stated the left front crash sensor had water damage. The vehicle was repaired. Updated 6/1/2015

- Detour, MI, USA

problem #5

Jul 152014

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • 55,000 miles
Dash board cracked at passenger side airbag, concerned about safety of passenger if bag deploys improperly due to this compromised dash.

- Mesa, AZ, USA

problem #4

Apr 072010

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • 10,000 miles
My Chevy truck is a C1500.I also have a crack in the dash above my passenger side air bag on the dash.I noticed it when my truck only had 10,000 miles on it. It's not from the sun because my truck stays in the garage.it seems there are many of us that has this issue.

- Lake Charles, LA, USA

problem #3

Aug 012014

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • 69,000 miles
While driving down the highway, heard a noise and then noticed the dash above the airbag had developed an obvious crack that is approximately 1 inch long. Upon closer inspection of the dash, noticed that there is also a hairline crack in the dash above the airbag approximately 4 inches to the right of the first noticed crack.

- Belle Chasse, LA, USA

problem #2

Oct 012013

Silverado 2500

  • miles
Cpsc:I13B0038A. 2009 Chevrolet Silverado. Consumer stated the dashboard recently cracked after a recent cold snap of weather. GM offered the consumer a 50% discount, off the $1,000 it would cost to repair it. However, thy would not admit it was a design flaw.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #1

Jun 062010

Silverado 2500

  • miles
I purchased some after-market nerf/step bars to fit my new 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500hd crew cab pickup. The steps were installed on Friday 06/04/2010 according to the manufacturers instructions. The steps were made by dee zee Inc. Of des moines, ia and the model number of the product is 17053C. On 06/06/2010 at approximately 2230 hours, my wife was placing a two year old child into her child safety seat while standing on the plastic step area of the step bar. The plastic step area broke from the metal step bar, causing my wife to fall to the ground. On her way to the ground, both of my wife's upper shins of her legs struck the truck floor and the step bars, causing a large amount of bruising to her legs. I removed the step bars the next day and have contacted the retailer for a return and refund of the product.

- Pearland, TX, USA