2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
$
412
to $
782
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
$
1,218
to $
1,645
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
$
144
to $
337
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
$
172
to $
363
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
$
574
to $
781

2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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.

Shift lever and indicator

The shift position indicator does not always show the physical position of the shift lever. If you shift from Park to Reverse, there is no indication of where the shift lever is on the indicator. If I place it in drive, the indicator shows 3, and the transmission will shift 3 gears as you accelerate, but no more. Sometimes you have to shift to 1 to get the transmission to engage and the indicator will show 1. The problem seems to be somewha...

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Questions

My low gas light is on. I have replaced the gas pump and have full tank in the (1 answer)

My low fuel light is on. I have replaced the fuel pump in the front tank. I have a full tank in the rear tank and 1/2 full in the front tank.
When I first start the cold engine the Gage goes up then down to E and the light comes on.
I know It's not the fuel pump.
Any idea whats wrong.
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airconditioning (2 answers)

How can I add refrigerant to the air conditioner in the truck..

Remove Serphatine Belt (1 answer)

I can not find a way to release tention on belt there is no tension release which I can use a 3/8 drive on
it is a 8.1 litre no tension release just pully below alternator.
Ok found the tension release it had no rachet hole you have to use a 5/16 sock on top of tension pully to release tension ...

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Recalls

Recall 07V521000
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AN 8.1L V8 ENGINE, THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION CAN OPERATE INTERMITTENTLY OR FAIL COMPLETELY. IF THE SENSOR OPERATES INTERMITTENTLY, THE SES LIGHT MAY ILLUMINATE AND THE VEHICLE MAY RUN ROUGH. THE ENGINE MAY STALL, AND IF SO, MAY RE-START IMMEDIATELY OR AFTER ...
Recall 05V379000
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE UNWANTED ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) ACTIVATION. THIS CONDITION IS MORE LIKELY TO OCCUR IN ENVIRONMENTALLY CORROSIVE AREAS. THIS RECALL WILL BE LAUNCHED IN THE "SALT BELT" STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, ...
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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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Reviews

I run a non-profit and we use this vehicle in conjunction with a summer institute we operate in the Ozark Mountains. We use the vehicle from May - September to pull a trailer with a payload of 10,000 + up and down the mountains of AR and MO all summer long. The vehicle has 174000 miles and the original brakes are still good. The only problem we have had is with the fuel injectors. When we pur...

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