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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD

2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Problems

The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft.  Our technicians tell us that you should check with you local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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.

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Questions

I'm trying to power my trailer batteries
I have a 1/2 ton if i put a fuse in stud 1
will i have power to my 7 pin?

code reads circuit low input

when traveling about 35 to 40 mph..if i hit a bump or uneven surface.i recieve a floating or play in my steering..it continues until i break or slow down..it seems like a caliper or something is loose..just over 100,000 miles.

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Recalls

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.

Some vehicles have a power steering hose that was not made to specification and may rupture under extreme steering conditions. If this were to happen, power steering assist would be lost and steering effort would increase. On vehicles equipped with hydro-boost brakes, braking effort would also increase. If power steering fluid were to spray on hot engine parts, an engine compartment fire could also occur. Dealers will inspect the power steering hose(s) for the two suspect date codes and replace them if needed. The recall began October 14, 2005. The GM recall number is 05086.

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND BUILT WITH EITHER PBR PARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS OR TRW PARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS, THE PARKING BRAKE FRICTION LININGS MAY WEAR TO AN EXTENT WHERE THE PARKING BRAKE CAN BECOME INEFFECTIVE IN IMMOBILIZING A PARKED VEHICLE.

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Reviews

I bought my Silverado brand new in 2005. Love the truck and will have it for many years.

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