2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Problems

Parking Brake Does Not Hold Due to Worn Parking Brake Shoes

Units with 4 wheel disk brakes may develop at situation where the park brake does not hold as it should. Our technicians tell us this can be caused by worn park brake shoes located inside the drum section of the rear brake disks. The worn shoes should be replaced and properly adjusted to correct this issue.

Daytime Running Lights are Prone to Burning Out

The daytime running lights are prone to burning out. Our technicians tell us that the light sockets may show signs of heat damage but usually are OK. Always be sure to use the correct replacement bulb for the best life expectancy. The new bulb recommendation for 2001-2003 models is #4114K (trade number).

Stalling or Low Engine Idle Speed Due to Dirty Throttle Body

A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal idle and possible stalling condition. Performing a throttle body service will commonly correct this concern.

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Questions

Trouble shooting bad fuel filter on duramax 2007 (1 answer)

Lost pwr shortly after loading trailer (gooseneck type)-reduced max speed to 25.gauges all at normal operating ranges.nothing noticeable wrong. Starrs/runs smooth. Turned off/let sit 30 mins...unhooked trailer-short road test-operated like its "normal". Diesel tanks full. .please help t...

2007 classic duramax -elevated idol cruise control and heated seats not working (1 answer)

Not sure if these are all related the heated seats light up when you push the button for one second then go out immediately

Steering wheel and Brakes Jerking (1 answer)

While in wet muddy pasture, there was a loud noise and jerking of steering wheel and brakes. Turning either way is noisy and jerky. Going straight not as bad. Is this possibly a power steering pump or motor mounts?

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Recalls

Front Passenger Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct 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.

Possible Under Hood Electrical Fire

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.

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