2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Repair and Maintenance

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


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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$396 to $766
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$430 to $1,464
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$184 to $289
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$273 to $506
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$27 to $60

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.

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) air delivery and/or temperature mode door actuator may fail. This can result in incorrect air delivery or temperature. If this occurs, fault code(s) stored in the HVAC control module should be available to assist with diagnoses.

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The ignition key cylinder is froze up and the key wont turn. I cant get it to the start position to release the key cylinder to change it out. Possible that when I parked the wheels were to the right so it may be stering wheel pin didnt disengage ? because the stering wheel is not locked. I dont ...

This module is around the key cylinder. Kinda like a door hanger lookin thing. Cant turn the key..can this device lock up that cylinder so it wont let you turn the key? I tried electrical cleaner, jigglin steering wheel, shifter..little w-d...new key. Nothing. Locked up tight.

My 2009 Silverado 1500 is only blowing Out of the defrost vents, no matter what the dial is selected at. I was told it was the actuator, but which one and where is it located?

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Great truck! Average mileage on a 5000 mile western camping trip with the truck loaded with gear and 4 passengers was 19.1 MPG.

My Front passenger door lock mechanism had to be replaced. It stopped working altogether. Other than that, it is an Awesome truck!! I Love It!!

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