2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
$
198
to $
1,643
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
$
332
to $
1,383
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
$
958
to $
4,561
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
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384
to $
858
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
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538
to $
770

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Problems

Speedometer 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.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Replace spark plugs every 100,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Questions

Check engine light is on.... (1 answer)

Have been to local parts house they plugged in diagnostic reader. several codes came up. Long list of codes. U1000, U1016,C00055, C0Z01, U1255, C0550, B0790, B2725, P0380, P0540. Do not notice any thing wrong with vehicle starting driving nothing, but from codes WTH???? Is the main PCU bad ??? On...

My truck keeps saying engine coolant hot (1 answer)

I just bought this truck last Friday and towed another truck on a dolly with it from New Hampshire to Springfield mass with no problem now for two days it's been saying engine coolant hot why is that could it be cause the cluster doesn't work properly I just ordered a new one

truck jerks when driving for a long period of time and loses power. (1 answer)

happens mostly when fuel is low or when motor get up to temp.

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Recalls

Recall 06V417000
CERTAIN VEHICLES ORIGINALLY BUILT WITH CLOTH SEATS THAT WERE EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC AIR BAG PASSENGER SENSING SYSTEM AND LATER REUPHOLSTERED WITH AFTERMARKET LEATHER SEAT COVER KITS ARE INVOLVED. TESTING HAS INDICATED THAT THE AFTERMARKET LEATHER SEAT COVERS CAN CAUSE THE PASSENGER SENSING S...
Fuel May Leak from Fuel Rail

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.

Recall 05V161000
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND BUILT WITH EITHER PBR PARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS OR TRW PARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS, THE PARKING BRAKE FRICTION LININGS MAY WEAR TO AN EXTENT WHERE THE PARKING BRAKE CAN BECOME INEFFECTIVE IN IMMOBILIZING A PARKED VEHICLE.

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Reviews

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I have had problems with my injectors. they replaced them at Days Chevrolet supposable all of them under a recall. But the issues are coming back and it's only been two years with 30,000 miles put on the motor after the fact! And just recently my transmission and engine temp gauge are pinned out past max temp.and will not move. I thought it might be a ground issue considering both happened with...
Pulls like a frieht train ,Allison trans. is tops,just can not do better.Duramax not broken in yet ,only 85000. miles.I do run Amsoil synthetic oil, eng. transmission& front & rear diff. Go Chevy

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