2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Problems"No start" Caused By Failed Fuel Pump
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
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.
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 QuestionsWhat do you think this is I have a code po731 popping up check engine light transmission has odd shifts sometimes getting stuck in lymph mode when I reset codes with scanner transmission works fine for a while then starts again (1 answer)
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 RecallsFuel May Leak from Fuel Rail
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.
Some vehicles have a power steering hose that was not made to specification and may rupture under extreme steering conditions. If this were to happen, power steering assist would be lost and steering effort would increase. On vehicles equipped with hydro-boost brakes, braking effort would also increase. If power steering fluid were to spray on hot engine parts, an engine compartment fire could also occur. Dealers will inspect the power steering hose(s) for the two suspect date codes and replace them if needed. The recall began October 14, 2005. The GM recall number is 05086.