Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet Silverado 3500
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Problems
Units with 4 wheel disk brakes may develop at situation where the park brake does not hold as it should. Our technicians tell us this can be caused by worn park brake shoes located inside the drum section of the rear brake disks. The worn shoes should be replaced and properly adjusted to correct this issue.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Questions
truck was running and daytime running lights were on except for the passenger side which had burned out. When I changed the bulb ( truck still running) the cdaytime running lights stopped working. I have checked the DRL fuse and DRL relay in the fuse panel under the hood. Any other fuse or r...
after engine warms up
Not sure if these are all related the heated seats light up when you push the button for one second then go out immediately
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Recalls
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.
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Reviews
i work with this truck but the electrical system sucks Too many problems but great work truck diesel motor and tranny
I run a non-profit and we use this vehicle in conjunction with a summer institute we operate in the Ozark Mountains. We use the vehicle from May - September to pull a trailer with a payload of 10,000 + up and down the mountains of AR and MO all summer long. The vehicle has 174000 miles and the original brakes are still good. The only problem we have had is with the fuel injectors. When we pur...