2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Problems
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 Questions
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
some coil pack
No leaks located. Low Coolant level warning every 2-3 days. No overheating yet. no loss of power yet.
just replaced the stock muffler with a flow master, no idea if its related,but thats the only change/maintenance made in many months
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Recalls
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.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Reviews
2004 2500HD 6.0 gas. At 104,000 miles the engine lost oil pressure. Kept driving 20 seconds to get off the road. Shut it off when I heard the lifters ticking. The oil pan was removed and there were brass shavings in the pan. The oil pressure regulator was found to be stuck in the open position. Oil/filter had been changed every 3-4000 miles, street use only. Since then I have read of 6 other ...
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
Love this truck except for some crazy misfire code i keep getting that we have yet to fix not due to trying and money And the muffler makes a bong noise when you shut the truck off like a metal can of gas in the sun