2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Loose or Worn Gas Cap

A loose or worn gas cap could be cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Replace spark plugs every 100,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

Stalling or Low Engine Idle Speed Due to Dirty Throttle Body

A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal idle and possible stalling condition. Performing a throttle body service will commonly correct this concern.

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Possible Under Hood Electrical Fire

The wiring to the washer system heater may overheat due to a failure in the heater module. This could cause other electrical features to malfunction, smoke to develop, and an electrical fire could result. Dealers will install a wire harness with an inline fuse to protect the washer heater module. This recall is expected to begin on September 12, 2008. The General Motors recall number is 08048.

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