2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Repair and Maintenance
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD ProblemsSpeedometer or Other Instrument Panel Gauge May Work Erratically
The speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault. The warranty has been extended on some of these units to 7 years or 70,000 miles.
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.
The muffler heat shield may become loose on the muffler causing a rattle or popping noise. Our technicians tell us there is a kit available from GM to correct this problem.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Questionshow do I replace the ignition switch cylinder? (1 answer)
the vehicle starts and runs for a couple seconds, and then stops, over and over again
engine cranks for a couple seconds and stops
engine starts for a couple seconds and shuts off.fuel pressure 60 lbs.checkengine light was on when driving before problem occurred.scanner showed no communication with computer. fairly new battery ran down after sitting a few days
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD RecallsRecall 06V417000
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.