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2005 Chevrolet Silverado SS Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chevrolet Silverado SS

2005 Chevrolet Silverado SS Problems

The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft.  Our technicians tell us that you should check with you local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.

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 2003 models is #4114K (trade number).

One or both secondary air injection check valves may become restricted causing poor air flow resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. It is often recommend to replace both check valves even if a fault code is set for only one bank of cylinders. Replacing only one valve may result in a return trip to the repair shop.

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado SS Questions

Said now higher fan speed. Typed wrong no higher fan speed than low.

It's a 2005 Silverado SS ever since bought heat only works on 90 on climate control. Turn it to 89 cool air.
And now the fan only works on lowest setting. Now higher.
Any thoughts? Thanks.

I have a programmer pluged into the vehicle and it says No communication check key is on.The manufacturer of the programmer gave me a new unit and said to go to the Dealer (chevrolet) and have the computer set back to factory settings. I did. Same problem.

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado SS Recalls

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.

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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2005 Chevrolet Silverado SS Reviews

I LOVE my 2005 Chevy Silverado SS, black in color, I personally have chosen not to mod it out, and keep it all stock. So far so GOOD.

Own a 05 ss after a year had to replace both front wheel bearing out of my own pocket, expense!! Other then that love my truck

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