2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
- My Chevy will only crank and crank it will not start?
- What is causing the clunking noise when I make a sharp left turn?
- I just replaced my power steering unit and now my radiator fans run very fast
- what caused the door chime volume & door speakers to stop working?
- Problem with speedometer and tach jumping when engine light blinks once but
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Problems
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.
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.
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.
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions
Only when making a hard left turn.
I also briefly pressure washed the engine afterward.
If your sitting still it will link or it will kill engine and turn a/c off. When driving doesn't seem to pleasent when I stall for a split second light blinks doors unlock. I've replaced mega fuse , battery , battery's plug and wires Need help before I go insane!! No really someon...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Recalls
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.
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews
Poor reliability could say more other than go buy something else!
I have a 2008 Silverado Crew Cab...Love this truck....I need to replace the driveshaft because of an incident that my grandmother did, She got hung up on a boulder and dented the driveshaft....But other than that, I love this truck
just a great all around truck!