Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Repair and Maintenance
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Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD ProblemsReduced Power and Check Engine Light
The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD 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, and can be caused by faulty wiring to the TPS, bad connection at the TPS, or a failed TPS.
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.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD QuestionsHow come air only blows out the defrost vents and not out the a/c vents (2 answers)
It blows cold but not out of the vents
Can I use a bigger fuse? If so, what size?
I have replaced the fuse 3 times within 5 to 10 minutes after the trailer is connected. So then there are no clearance lights on this 22 foot enclosed utility trailer.
in dash. only 13000 miles driven and never trailered anything. brakes seem to be applying themselves when I'm driving and getting hot especially the front. also causing the steering wheel to shake.
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD 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 brake pedal may loosen and fail to operate properly, due to the loosening of a pivot nut. Dealers will inspect the brake pedal pivot nuts and add thread adhesive, tightening the nut as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.