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
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513
to $
1,484
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
$
255
to $
1,398
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
$
726
to $
1,250
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
$
470
to $
1,589
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
$
104
to $
174

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Problems

Fuel Level Sensor Failure

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.

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.

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Questions

My trucks oil gauge just maxed out to 80.when on open road I floor the pedal and it goes to 0 then gradually moves to 80 and then fluctuates. (1 answer)

It happens every time I floor it if I don't floor it it stays at 80. It has always been between 40 and 50 what could cause it.

Truck is overheating is there a bleeder screw I need to loose to let air out (1 answer)

rattling noise from exhaust, not shifting at wot (1 answer)

truck shifts fine with normal driving,

has rattle noise at full rpm coming from exhaust, hard shift, let off throttle, then hit at wot, dead miss,

passenger side of truck is extremely hot on floor board

replaced:
injectors
plugs
wires
some coil pack
intake gaskets
knock sensor...

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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

ball joint left side
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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