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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$
280
to $
673
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$
934
to $
1,986
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$
231
to $
671
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$
568
to $
1,014
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$
273
to $
863

1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Problems

Intermittant Failure to Start

Will turn key and it is like no power from battery to starter, but have lights, radio, etc. Turn key again or sometimes multiple times, to no avail. Then, turn it one more time and it starts. Then the next 15 starts, no problem. Sometimes hot engine, sometimes cold.

UPDATE: 2-6-14; I sold the truck to my father. He changed the starter. No problems since March 2013.

Service 4WD Message May be Displayed

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.

Erratic Fuel Gauge Operation

It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pump module replaced on high mileage vehicles.

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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions

My 99 Chevy is throwing codes for the ABS system (1 answer)

I was wondering if you guys could replace it under the safety recalls

All dash lights stay on.gas gauge moves up &down in park.new iinstalled radio pr (1 answer)

Checked & changed fuses.moved wires .radio worked then changed wire again & won't stay on when engine running

I have an electrical problem. When u turn the key on the battery light goes out. (1 answer)

We replaced the battery first then alternator n starter. Still does the same thing. Amp meter on dash don't show more than 13. Alternator is charging. Where are the ground straps located on a 99 silverado 1500 4x4 LT. 5.3 L. I'm stumped. Unstump me please. Thanks

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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Recalls

Recall 06V066000
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS HAVE GALVANIZED-BRAIDED-STEEL TAILGATE SUPPORT CABLES USED TO SUPPORT THE TAILGATE IN THE FULL OPEN (HORIZONTAL) POSITION. OVER TIME THESE CABLES CAN CORRODE AND FRACTURE WHEN LOADS ARE APPLIED TO THEM.
Recall 05V379000
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE UNWANTED ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) ACTIVATION. THIS CONDITION IS MORE LIKELY TO OCCUR IN ENVIRONMENTALLY CORROSIVE AREAS. THIS RECALL WILL BE LAUNCHED IN THE "SALT BELT" STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, ...
Recall 05V161000
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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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

Rated
based on 6 customer reviews
I have a 2002 Chevy 1500 LT Z71 with 242,000 miles and still runs perfect. I have kept up with general maintance and have replaced and fixed a few minor things...fuel pump, altenator etc. Still the stock engine and tranny and I couldn't be happier then how this truck has lasted. I still put on almost 500 miles a week on it, granted all highway and no hot rodding it this truck has never ler me d...
Truck has 203k miles. Just replace my rocker panels and cab corners. Drives great, but auto trans shifts hard from 1 to 2. and fuel gauge is erratic, and air conditioner will not hold pressure. overall a good old truck.
183,000 miles and still runs great. Only problem so far was the abs brake mod. Good solid body still with only little rust on pass side rocker. Best part is no payment for on 9 years now!

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