2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
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1,738
to $
3,414
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
$
395
to $
1,474
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
$
585
to $
784
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
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28
to $
62
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
$
144
to $
203

2008 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.

Inside Door Handles May Break

The inside door handles are prone to breaking.

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.

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Questions

I have threw code for camshaft sensor, I need 5wire plug with pigtails (1 answer)

Wires broken at 2nd plug from camshaft sensor it has 5 wires ,I need to know a part # for plug I have a pic

4wd says its in, but the fronts wont spin. what causes this? (1 answer)

drove my truck the other day and noticed it wont lock the front wheels in. I put it on the hoist yesterday, switched the knob to 4hi from 2hi, you can hear it working. then tried to spin the front drive line and it locks in as if in 4wd, then I unplugged the and plugged back in the actuator to se...

2008 chevy silverado will not go into 4wheel drive replaced switch,encoder moter (1 answer)

and replacer transfer case control oduel i have check all the fuses i can find and are good

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Recalls

Front Passenger Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

Auxiliary Battery Fuse Link Melts

If too much current is drawn from the auxiliary battery, the fusible link can melt, causing risk of fire. Dealers will replace the jumper harness with one that includes a 40 amp inline fuse, and provide vehicle owners with supplemental owners manual information free of charge to resolve the problem.

Possible Under Hood Electrical Fire

The wiring to the washer system heater may overheat due to a failure in the heater module. This could cause other electrical features to malfunction, smoke to develop, and an electrical fire could result. Dealers will install a wire harness with an inline fuse to protect the washer heater module. This recall is expected to begin on September 12, 2008. The General Motors recall number is 08048.

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