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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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.

Electrical & Lights -- Schmackster1952 and 22 others

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.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.

2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, September 12, 2008

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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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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions and Answers

Lupe214tx, 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Dallas, TX

When In Mud, 4x4 doesnt lock in, and when i do get it to lock in the front tires do not drive, only the rear tires continue to move.
and its says to "Service 4WheelDrive" and "Servi...

Visitor, 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 4.8L V8, Austin, AR

my ac only blows hot worked fin the last time i used it last fall didnt use it all winter first warm day this spring tried to use it and nothing just hot lines are very cold

lima0351, 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 5.3L V8, Kaneohe, HI

On my last oil change, my dealer gave my rear brake pads a need replacement soon with only 4mm remaining on the rear brakes. My front brakes were given 5mm. It is only front disk. The vehicle is...

azberly, 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 5.3L V8, Goodyear, AZ

how to install rear brake shoes for 2008 Chevy Silverado 1500

Visitor, 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Newark, OH

i have minor damage to the left side rear bumper section and have ordered a new one online. I just need to know if there is any installation instructions available anywhere so I can do this repair ...

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

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!

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