Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD 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.

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

The 4WD transfer case encoder motor position sensor or the selector switch may fail causing the service 4WD message to be displayed. Fault code(s) stored in the transfer case control module will be of assistance in determining the exact fault causing the message to be displayed.

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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Questions

is this a u-joint/cv-joint that is going out? Did not see
this listed as a choice? How difficult/exspensive is this
to repair?

when i turn on the heat is blows cold air on driver side and hot air on passenger side what do i need to do to fix it

I'm trying to power my trailer batteries
I have a 1/2 ton if i put a fuse in stud 1
will i have power to my 7 pin?

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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Recalls

The wiring to the washer system heater may overheat due to a failure in the heater module. This could cause other electrical features to malfunction, smoke to develop, and an electrical fire could result. Dealers will install a wire harness with an inline fuse to protect the washer heater module. This recall is expected to begin on September 12, 2008. The General Motors recall number is 08048.

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 ...CERTAIN VEHICLES ORIGINALLY BUILT WITH CLOTH SEATS THAT WERE EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC AIR BAG PASSENGER SENSING SYSTEM AND LATER REUPHOLSTERED WITH AFTERMARKET LEATHER SEAT COVER KITS ARE INVOLVED. TESTING HAS INDICATED THAT THE AFTERMARKET LEATHER SEAT COVERS CAN CAUSE THE PASSENGER SENSING S...

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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Reviews

The speaker have fallen apart on the passenger side in the door and the sound quality was poor from the start. The lights for the heater switch fail right after the warranty ran out. The first problem was the front wheel bearings they went bad within the first 20,000 thousand miles, shortly after the O2 sensors failed twice and were replaced under warranty.

I bought my Silverado brand new in 2005. Love the truck and will have it for many years.

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