2010 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD

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2010 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Problems

Reduced Power and Check Engine Light

The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is notorious for failure which causes:

This issue is related to the throttle position sensor, and can be caused by faulty wiring to the TPS, bad connection at the TPS, or a failed TPS.

To correct this issue, the wiring harness, connector, and throttle position sensor must be inspected, tested, and/or replaced. The most common cause is a faulty TPS.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

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

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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2010 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Questions

The side marker lights for the bed are not plugged in. Help (1 answer)

All other lights work properly, there isn't a male connection from the rear power block that all of the other rear lights are plugged into.

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2010 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve 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.

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2010 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Reviews

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I have a 2010 3500HD with the 6.0 liter. I bought this used with 12,000 miles and am having a problem GM says is normal and there is no fix. On a cold (60 degrees - summer) start, when starting to accelerate the motor hesitates and runs rough for about the first 1/4 mile and then everything is normal. I've had it to the GM Dealership 2 times and they can not find a code or anything. The last ti...

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