2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

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2006 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.

"No start" Caused By Failed Fuel Pump

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Questions

daytime running lights don't work DRL fuse and DRL relay are okay. anysuggestion (1 answer)

truck was running and daytime running lights were on except for the passenger side which had burned out. When I changed the bulb ( truck still running) the cdaytime running lights stopped working. I have checked the DRL fuse and DRL relay in the fuse panel under the hood. Any other fuse or r...

Engine is making a whining noise. Could this be the alternator going bad? (1 answer)

after engine warms up

06 Chevrolet 4x4 is stuck in 4 wheel drive high and will not go back into 2 whee (1 answer)

Interior 2x4 switch will not work. Works on 4x4 low and high. also Check engine light is on.

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Recalls

Fuel 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.

Tire and Loading Information Labels Are Innacurate

The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.

Power Steering Hose May Burst

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.

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