2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Problems4WD Transfer Case Position Sensor/Selector Switch May Fail
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 speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault. The warranty has been extended on some of these units to 7 years or 70,000 miles.
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.
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD QuestionsMy truck is not getting fuel. There is no pressure at the Schrader valve under the hood, but the fuel pump primes when the key is turned on. The truck fires right up when starting fluid is sprayed into the intake. Any prechecks before replacing fuel pump? (2 answers)
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
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD RecallsFuel May Leak from Fuel Rail
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.