2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid

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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Problems

Reduced Power and Check Engine Light

The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Silverado 1500 Hybrid is notorious for failure which causes:

This issue is related to the throttle position sensor on the gasoline engine, and can be caused by faulty wiring to the TPS, bad connection at the TPS, or a failed TPS. Note, this does not affect the hybrid drive system.

To correct this issue, the wiring harness, connector, and throttle position sensor must be inspected, tested, and/or replaced. The most common cause is a faulty TPS.

Service transmission every 30,000 miles
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.
Contamination of extended life coolant
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Questions

Why is labor so high (1 answer)

Is the sensor hard to get to?

what can i do if my remote nor my door lock/unlock my doors (2 answers)

i tried too unlock my truck today and it made a gesture to unlock but didnt did the same thing when i did it with the door lock button and does the same thing to lock

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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid 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.

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