2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
- Fuel Pump Module-how do I know exactly which fuel pump module to get? I know ias
- The instrument panel cluster wont work
- Pickup fires really well but almost dies before starting.
- Pickup fires when key is turned and then almost dies before finally starting. It cranks really well, but just about dies before it starts. Sometimes it doesn't start. Weather isn't a factor.
- Pickup fires well when key is turned but almost dies before it starts. Why?
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Problems
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.
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.
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.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions
It doesn't happen all the time but maybe 50-60% of the time.
And the lights come up until I start the truck and then they go out and I can not select 4 wheel drive
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 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.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews
I have a 2004 silverado z71 crew cab very nice, good mileage, engine and tranny runs strong , quiet, plenty of power.EVEN WITH 210,000 MILES!! Only prob i have with it is noise in steering, and first four speeds of a/c out. Other than that great truck!
Great vehicle,, 106,000 Miles