Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet Silverado 2500
Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Problems
One or more heater & AC (HVAC) air delivery and/or temperature mode door actuator may fail. This can result in incorrect air delivery or temperature. If this occurs, fault code(s) stored in the HVAC control module should be available to assist with diagnoses.
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.
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 1999-2003 models is #4114K (trade number).
Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Questions
Won't shift out of park if key is on. Will shift if key is off and then can start in neutral .
I swapped my steer colum w/ used column same make/mod. now runs 3 sec. and dies. I did not swap ignition, used the one that came with new/used column. Will it need a relearn to correct? Or any ideas?
Chevrolet Silverado 2500 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.
Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Reviews
engine good for over 300,000 miles. muffler heat shield causes vibration when drive train is in park.
I bought my 2000 Silverado 2500 HD when it was a year and a half old with a little over 5000 miles. I now have 58,800 miles on it and still pull my 5th wheel RV with it. It still has the original brake pads which are about half worn. It also still has factory exhaust. The most major problem I've had was electrical, blowing the brake fuse (found worn wire under steering column where it goes ...
I bought my truck new in 2000 and now have 100,000 miles on it. This has been a great truck. I use it to pull a 5th wheel camper and still have the origonal brakes which are still only about half worn. I've had no major problems