Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid
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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid ProblemsReduced Power and Check Engine Light
The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Silverado 1500 Hybrid is notorious for failure which causes:
- Check engine light
- Reduced Power message
- OBD trouble code P2135
This issue is related to the throttle position sensor on the gasoline engine, and can be caused by faulty wiring to the TPS, bad connection at the TPS, or a failed TPS. Note, this does not affect the hybrid drive system.
To correct this issue, the wiring harness, connector, and throttle position sensor must be inspected, tested, and/or replaced. The most common cause is a faulty TPS.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid QuestionsWhy aren't my fog lights working? (1 answer)
I replaced the front bumper From aftermarket to stock. Had aftermarket fog lights hooked up and I accidentally crossed the wires when dissembling. Ok no big deal. This truck btw had fog lights originally. Whoever owned it before me just stuck bare wires into the stock fog light connection. Anyway...
Is the sensor hard to get to?
i tried too unlock my truck today and it made a gesture to unlock but didnt did the same thing when i did it with the door lock button and does the same thing to lock
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
The ignition switch actuator can bind causing the ignition switch to stick in the "start" position. If this were to occur the actuator can unexpectedly release, cause the ignition switch to snap back into the "Accessory" position. This would cause the engine to turn off with an associated loss of brake and steering power assist. If these conditions were to lead to a crash the airbags may not deploy as expected. Dealers will inspect and replace the ignition lock housing as necessary to correct this concern.
All late model vehicles are equipped with a "Shift interlock" system that prevents vehicles with and automatic transmission from being shifted out of the Park position under certain conditions. Some of these vehicles are being recalled because they may have been assembled with a broken park lock cable or a malformed steering column lock actuator gear. Failure of these components can allow the shifter to be moved out of the Park position with the ignition key removed or in the off position. This can cause the vehicle to roll away unexpectedly increasing the risk of injury or a crash. Dealers will inspect the recalled vehicles and replace the steering column as necessary.