2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD

2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Problems

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

The keyless entry system may stop working. Our technicians tell us the key fobs and keyless entry receiver may need to be replaced to correct this fault.

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Questions

How to repair the particle exhaust filter?

Can I remove the particle filter altogether?

I tow a 5th wheel. Have had brakes checked by two different dealers who said they're "fine". Of course they won't drive w/trailer attached. Shimmy (much more that ABS) occurred after overheated. Had rotors resurfaced at dealer. Nothing in manual about resurfacing. Someone told m...

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Recalls

The heated washer module under the hood could overheat due to excessive current draw. Under certain conditions, this could result in an under hood fire. This previous recall attempt in 2008 to repair this concern did not have the expected success. Dealers will now permanently disable and remove the heated washer module to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on June 20, 2010.

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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