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General Motors pickup truck manufactured by Chevrolet. Introduced in 1998 (as a 1999 model) to replace the Chevy C/K line of pickup trucks.

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2009 Silverado with new ignition switch. Put in new switch because I thought that was the problem.When I turn the key the headlights, the radio and entire dash lights up but not a sound from the ...
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Battery voltage 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500

Hello everyone I recently got a new battery and had alternator checked and was good. When driving in the early morning voltage stays at 14 which it should but when parked for a while and u go to work ...
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I have a 1994 Chevrolet Silverado K15. I replaced the entire cooling system but I had a blown head gasket. It's overheating while driving

My question is. I replaced the cooling system completely. Had blown head gasket. Used blue devil didn't work. Flushed system used bars leak worked but its only overheating while driving. Loosing most ...
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2011 Silverado gasoline V8 low oil pressure after 30 minutes

2011 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ with 5.3L V8 and about 150,000 miles. After driving about 30 minutes, oil pressure falls and an alarm goes off and a message shows saying to stop the engine. This truck is ...
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2001 Chevy 1500 Silverado 4x4

I got a 2001 had the 4.8 in it swapped to the 5.3 and programmed it run good for two days changed the idle air sensor and now when you crank it it sputter and rev up to 4000 rpm out the old one back ...
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1983 Silverado Thermostat Housing Device?

I am working on installing a Holley Sniper EFI system and Classic Instruments gauge cluster at the same time on my 1983 Chevrolet Silverado K20 (with the 350/5.7L V8), and as such I am working out ...
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Transmission want shifted into 3rd or overdrive . It's in a 99 chevy z71 5.3 engine was low on fluid i filled it up still only has 1st and 2nd

Transmission was low on fluid so I think it got hot . I put some Lucas in it and it did change any is there a way to fix it with rebuild it
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Wiring extra truck battery to power winch

2010 Silverado 1500 My Silverado has an empty spot under the hood for a second battery. I’m wondering if I could install a second battery and use it to power a winch that is mounted to the headache ...
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When should engine fans turn on to cool transmission?

2010 Silverado 1500; automatic transmission; 500,000 km. I suspect the engine fans are not turning on when they should. Reason: When stuck in traffic recently, the truck became sluggish and slammed ...
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Using factory remote on Astrostart

I currently have an AstroStart remote start system on my '04 Chevy Silverado. The remote for the AstroStart is a bit bulky. So my question is; Is there a way to start my vehicle using the factory ...
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Wiper arm nut loosens

2010 Silverado 1500: The nut on the left wiper arm loosens on occasion. The nut doesn't come off, but the wiper doesn't move when the nut is loose. I can easily tighten the nut with a ratchet when it ...
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barely runs, it seems like no fuel or some electrical problem, but it has no oil pressure, what could this be?

My 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3/4 ton with a 6.0L V8 (LQ9). Has no oil. But it seems like it's not getting gas. Or it's an electrical problem. Truck barely runs, what can this be?
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2009 Chevy Silverado speaker system has only one speaker working

The left rear pillar speak works, but the right rear pillar speaker and both door speakers are silent. The factory radio seems to work fine. When I change balance settings, moving to the right side ...
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Broken grommet on transfer case

I have a 2004 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD. It has 222,000 miles on it. I was wondering what this was an how do I replace it?
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2000 Chevy Silverado abs engaging 5mph

My 4.3L 4x4 base pickup has the abs engage everytime Im braking at 5-6 mph replaced abs module front wheel sensors and speed sensor on tail of transfer case bleed the abs module with diagnostic tool ...
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My 2014 Silverado is heating up

I have replaced radiator and condenser and I have replaced hoses and thermostat and water pump and it's heating up and it's boiling over flowing resavor but my radiator feels cool enough to touch no ...
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Can I get a keyless entry fob for my 2015 Silverado?

I just bought a used 2015 Silverado. Previous owner didn't have a fob. I did some research and determined I could buy a fob and have a locksmith program it for me. I wanted to know if I could get a ...
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Switch with red LED to lower left of steering wheel

What is the purpose of this button with a red LED light (to lower left of the steering wheel) on my 2010 Silverado 1500?
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Tailgate needed for Ontario safety certificate?

I have a 2010 Silverado that I want to get certified in Ontario. The truck doesn't have a tailgate. Does the truck need to have a tailgate installed in order for it to pass the safety?
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Nasty sound on truck

My truck is making this horrendous sound whenever my wheels are turning. It’s like a low pitched grinding sound. I’m going to link a video of it so you can hear for yourself. I don’t know anything ...
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2003 Chevy Silverado

Why does my 2003 Chevy Silverado 2 door pickup LQ4 Vin U engine Why does my 2003 Chevy Silverado LQ4 engine have no compression in one cylinder
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Rod knock disappears on engine warmup

I have something that sounds like rod knock on my '04 Chevy Silverado with a 4.8L V-8. The reason I think it's not really rod knock is cause it's worst when it's really cold outside (think sub-zero ...
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2004 chevy silverado battery goes dead. Might be instrument cluster. Pulling IPC/DIC fuse stops drain

I have a 2004 Chevy Silverado 1500. It won't start after sitting for a few days. I connected a amp meter in series with the battery and tested the parasitic current draw when everything is off and the ...
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I grabbed and used wrong oil on my 2014 Chevy Silverado

I put 0W30 in my 2014 Chevy Silverado instead of 0W20. Do I need to change the oil right away or will that be fine ... I live in Massachusetts if that matters.
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Low coolant sensor light doesn't turn on

My '04 Chevy Silverado recently had a coolant leak, and I never received a warning light or dashboard message. I tried unplugging the sensor and still nothing showed up. I tried plugging into a new ...
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Rough idle just at start

The engine on my '04 Chevy Silverado 1500 recently overheated. It now has a rough idle when I start it, which disappears almost completely once I drive it a bit and it gets warmed up. What could be ...
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O-ring on oil pickup tube

I have an 06 Silverado 5.3. The o-ring on the oil pickup tube has been going bad . I've been driving it with some ticking from the lifters which goes away after warmed up and pressure comes up. Until ...
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What all do I need to buy when installing new transmission and torque converter

I'm installing a rebuilt automatic transmission in my 1992 Chevy Silverado 1500 extended cab two wheel drive. What all should I buy at the parts store besides transmission fluid , pan gasket and new ...
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Chevy Silverado muffler and/or exhaust is rattling

2018 Silverado here. Over the winter I noticed a prominent rattling coming from somewhere underneath the vehicle that was made worse whenever I am stopped but in drive. For example, its the absolute ...
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Replacing oil cooler lines on 2017 Chevy Silverado 5.3L

The oil cooler lines are leaking on my son's 2017 Chevy Silverado 5.3L, so I need to replace them. The space the lines run through on the driver side of the engine is very tight. Has anyone done this ...
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Oil pressure to high?

So last night I did a oil change on my 2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 and I put 15w40 in because it’s over 230000 miles and that’s what my mechanic told me to And the oil pressure is around 60, should I be ...
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Its cool outside and fan runs loud and constant and temp guage reads 160

I have 2015 Chevy Silverado and it's pretty cool outside around 50 s or so. My fan is running loud and constant. Temp gauge reads 160 lowest it will go fan a lot louder than normal.
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2002 chevy 1500 4.3l v6 cfsi fuel to fuel rail but not to cylinders

I own a 2002 chevy 1500 4.3l v6 cfsi, fuel to schrader valve on rail, none in cylinders.Could it be clogged injectors?
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Will a 63 silverado cab work on a c10 frame?

Working on a 63 build I have a custom frame that has 63 c10 mounts but I've found what the vin identifies as a 63 chevy silverado and I'm wondering if the cab will use the same body mounts as the c10? ...
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2000 Silverado 4.3 l . New pcm. Came programedand plug in play. Ihave a delco anti-theft strereo

Before I try to start it. It’s loc mode. I found out 3yrs. Had to put in a fuel pump. Stereo locked up. Got a Haynes book on the truck. Anytime the battery is disconnected you have to disable stereo. ...
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Rear differential fitment suggestions

I've heard the ratio and brakes are the two things that need to align when replacing a rear differential. My Silverado has 3.73 gears and disk brakes. Are there any other considerations? I've got a ...
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ABS Brakes Bleeding

I replaced my calipers,pads, rotors, master cylinder, brake mod, hubs on my 2000 Chevy Silverado C1500 when I tried to bleed brakes it would not do anything. No pedal pressure and no fluid when trying ...
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2007 Silverado 1500 Brake Problem

2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 V8 5.3 LT Air Leak in the Booster , Pedal was soft at this point before the repair but still had some braking power. Since we could hear the air escaping from it, we ...
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Book time on replacing thermostats on 2007 Silverado HD2500 with 6.6 diesel [closed]

Overheating issues. Was looking for book time to replace thermostats is all.
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Took intake manifold off to replace knock sensor and takes two key turns to start engine on cold star

I replaced my knock sensors intake gasket cam shaft sensor and oil pressure sensor and now my 2005 chevy silverado 1500 Takes two key turns to start up, only sometimes, on a cold start. It was not ...
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Why is high radiator fan always on?

I have a 2010 Silverado Every time I turn on my truck with the ac running my low speed radiator fan will kick in for about 10 seconds and then swap to the high speed fan and stays on almost ...
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2015 Chevrolet Silverado AC blowing hot air?

My 2015 Chevrolet Silverado is blowing only hot air when having the AC on. Looking for possible answers what might be the problem. The compressor is working, because when I add R134a to the system it ...
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2000 Chevy Silverado 1500: Brake pedal "gets stuck" or "locks up" on bumpy roads

I drive a 2000 Chevy 1500 with the 5.3l engine and 4wd. I do all my own work, but I'm slightly baffled by this one. Driving on bumpy roads, specifically the ones around my house, the brake pedal gets ...
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Silverado Hitch Install with Two Factory Arms

What is this hitch looking bar with arms instead of a receiver? I expected just the truck frame with weld nuts; or a hitch with a receiver. This looks like a hitch but two arms instead of a receiver. ...
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2000 Chevy Silverado brakes drag badly

When I drive the truck the brakes are dragging. I can park on a slight incline and the truck will not roll unless I press on the gas. I jacked up the truck and the wheels will not respond at all. The ...
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Airbag light is on in my dash

Hi guys I have a big problem and it’s my own fault I have a Silverado single cab it’s a 2001 and me being careless I cut the wires going under my seat and to the belt buckle sensor I didn’t notice ...
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Electrical problems after jumping 2008 chevy silverado

After jumping truck, my stabilitrack light stays on, service brakes light stays on, and my radio does not power off when key is turned off (or when I open door). Not sure where to start to locate the ...
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Squeak when changing to face or defrost

Good afternoon I had a squeak that would happen when I turned my air to the face vent it would only squeak at the very end of the actuator cycle. Here is a link to the video of that https://youtu.be/...
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Oil filling cooling system

2015 Chevy 1500, 5.3 Oil overflowing coolant tank. No water in oil. Checked oil cooler in radiator both with 20 psi of air and 22.5 inches of vacuum. No evidence of leak. Old school, so I pulled the ...
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2005 Silverado 1500 Brakes Dragging Randomly

I have an 05 Silverado 1500 RWD, I have had an issue with my brakes for months now. My brakes tend to drag at least once a day, the pedal is very inconstant as well. It gets stiff and very close to ...
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