Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD

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Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD
$
100
to $
1,192
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD
$
169
to $
733
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD
$
392
to $
1,373
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD
$
266
to $
811
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD
$
725
to $
2,910

Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Problems

Reduced Power and Check Engine Light

The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is notorious for failure which causes:

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.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Service transmission every 30,000 miles
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.

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Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Questions

How 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

When connecting a utility trailer to truck it keeps blowing the 20 amp fuse. (2 answers)

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.

service trailer brake system light is on in dash. service stabiltrac light is on (1 answer)

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.

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Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Recalls

Passenger 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.

Brake Pedal Comes Loose And Fails To Operate

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.

Front 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.

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Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Reviews

Just over 50,000 miles the radiator went bad and started leaking fluid, even with an extended warranty it wasn't covered and I had to pay. at 80,000 miles the front differential went out and left the truck stranded with parts all over the road. It's always been on the highway and never in four wheel mode. The extended warranty covered the repairs, complete front differential replacement. Now at...
2013 Duramax 3500 work truck. Bought by public utility company. Truck had "low coolant" "washer fluid low" on since new. At 25,000 miles truck died on side of road. "reducing engine power" message. Truck has been at stealership for 6 weeks now! "It will be ready tomorrow" for weeks. Bullshit. I would never buy one of these. Dealership is Chevy dealer in Silverthorne Colorado.
bad rear brakes poor shifting in tow haul

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