2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Repair and Maintenance
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD ProblemsInstrument Panel Lights Flickering and Exterior Lights Intermittent
The headlight switch used on the Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD and 2500HD is known to fail through normal operation. Since the headlight switch is also integrated into the interior lights, a malfunctioning switch can cause issues with interior lights as well.
- Symptoms of a failed headlight switch include:
- Headlights and taillights failing to turn on or off
- Interior lights flicker, or fail to turn on or off
- Gauge cluster lighting off or flickering with headlights on
- Parking light malfunctions
This issue is well known with General Motors Trucks and SUVs, and is solved by testing and, if needed, replacing the headlight/dimmer switch. Bad grounding wires at the tail-lights, and dirty/corroded tow package wires can also lead to some of these issues.
The 4WD transfer case encoder motor position sensor or the selector switch may fail causing the service 4WD message to be displayed. Fault code(s) stored in the transfer case control module will be of assistance in determining the exact fault causing the message to be displayed.
The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Questionscar will start fine but when you start to take off and give it gas it hesitates and then once I get it to warm up it will excelerate to normal speed (1 answer)
My truck idiols a little rough and when I take off and put my foot on the gas it will hesitate and sputter then when it warms up it will go to regular speed
when i turn on the heat is blows cold air on driver side and hot air on passenger side what do i need to do to fix it
Both front and rear differentials are going bad at the same time.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD RecallsRecall 06V417000
The retainer clip for the fuel rail pulse damper may fracture and allow the damper to come loose from the fuel rail. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the engine fuel rail pulse damper free of charge. The recall began August 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 06080.