Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Repair and Maintenance
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Chevrolet Silverado 3500 ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
The shift position indicator does not always show the physical position of the shift lever. If you shift from Park to Reverse, there is no indication of where the shift lever is on the indicator. If I place it in drive, the indicator shows 3, and the transmission will shift 3 gears as you accelerate, but no more. Sometimes you have to shift to 1 to get the transmission to engage and the indicator will show 1. The problem seems to be somewha...
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 QuestionsIm having a problem with Rusty brake lines leaking bad is anyone else (1 answer)
Where all the brake lines go into the block underneath the driver's seat on the frame all five brake lines arrested bad looks like I'll need to repair all of them is this a common problem or what
What do you think it is
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 RecallsFront 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.
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.
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.