Questions tagged [silverado]

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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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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How many book hours to replace the roller cam in 1999 Chevrolet

How many book hours to replace the roller cam in 1999 Chevrolet Silverado with 5.7L auto, power steering air condition Butch
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Sirius radio location

Where do I find the sirius xm receiver in a 2014 silverado 1500?? I am getting an error message "no signal, signal may be blocked"? I want to check the antenna connection and I am having trouble ...
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Wont shift properly

I have a 2006 Chevy Silverado 4x4 automatic transmission. It will only go in reverse, 2nd, and 1st. Wont go in drive or 3rd. i checked the fluid and it is fine. I'm going to get it to my mechanic. My ...
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truck makes a tapping/knocking sound only happen the first start of the day and stops after truck is warm

when i start my truck first thing in the morning it makes a tapping/knocking sound after it runs for a few min the noise stops and you don't hear it again the rest of the day. What can cause this.
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09 Chevrolet Silverado randomly won’t accelerate

I just had the transmission rebuild in my 09 Silverado, and when we got it back we noticed that randomly while driving the RPMs will accelerate if we press down on the gas but the speedometer won’t ...
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Rough grinding noise when braking at low speed

I have a 2005 chevy silverado 2500hd. When I apply the brakes at a low speed a rough grinding noise comes from the front driver side tire. The harder I push the worse the sound becomes. I put on new ...
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2005 Silverado AC Diagnosis

I just bought a 2005 Silverado with 160k miles and I am trying to diagnose the AC system. Most of the time the compressor never kicks on and so it blows warm air. Occasionally the compressor does kick ...
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What’s wrong with my truck

Hi all I have a 08 Silverado 5.3 it has been a great truck but recently been giving me problems. I have a tester and it says I have codes p0036 p0054 p0140 p0141 p0300 p0455 I just recently changed ...
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2011 Chevy Silverado Engine Temp Fluctuates when cabin temp set high

I have a 2011 Chevy Silverado 2500 with a 6.0 L. I never noticed this before because I was living in the south and never really had to increase my cab temp too much. Well I just moved to northern MI. ...
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Diesel truck at 40Mph huge “stall” and then kick

So I have an 01 Chevy Silverado and i have a little strip that i like to see how fast my truck can go 0-60. The problem is that when I'm accelerating, at around 40mph my truck "stalls"(like im pushing ...
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Ambient Air Temperature

Put a plow on my 2014 1500 Silverado after driving for about 20 minutes temperature outside reads over a hundred can i reposition sensor or remove it.
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Shuddering & delayed stopping when pulling in to parking place turning right

When turning sharply to the right when pulling in to a parking place, there is a shuddering and delayed stop. ABS light has come on intermittently. FIXD shows nothing.
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Air Bag Module under the drivers seat

I have a small blue wire that has become disconnected under my drivers seat in my 2006 Chevy Silverado regular cab. I noticed it when I removed the seat. Its shorter them the wires that connect to ...
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Wont even click when switched to start Silverado 1500

Silverado 1500 good battery , lights all good, wont turn over or even click in park or neutral . nothing with key turned to start. Any ideas
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2008 chevy 2500HD 6.0L

Rear O2 sensor plug on drivers side has been torn off of the main harness leaving only two wires left to go to the O2 sensor. O2 sensor appears to have had 4 wires coming from it. How do I rewire ...
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Dual alternator setup that is separated one alternator and battery runs the truck one alternator and battery runs the audio system

Hey guys I'm JD and I've got a 2008 Chevy Silverado extra cab 4 by 4 flex fuel truck with a 5.3 l vortec I have added a second alternator and second battery!! Separated the way this thing works the ...
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2002 Silverado 5.3 random misfire

I have an 02 Chevy Silverado 1500 4x4 with the 5.3 getting the po300 random misfire code. It idles great and drives fine if I baby it but as soon as it gets any load on it it starts to miss. I have ...
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My truck failed emissions because they couldn't find the EGR

I just took my 2011 GMC Silverado 2500 w/Duramax in for an emissions test in Utah County. They do more than just emissions test. They look to make sure all the elements of the emissions system are in ...
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Brakes going to floor

Chevy silverado c1500 1991My brake pedal is going to the floor effortlessly. I've bled it multiple times, the brake lights are on bright red, and I've replaced the master cylinder and the brake ...
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Exterior gas tank

So I have a 2004 Chevy Silverado 1500 I do a lot of driving and want to put a gas tank in the bed, then tap it into the gas tank under the truck. What would be the best way to do that? Would I have to ...
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2005 2500hd 4X4 Chevrolet, won't start

Turned off the truck one day. Got up the next morning and went to start it and when i turned the key everything,all the gages all the lights everything went dead. Like the pcm b fuse was blowen but it ...
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Can a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado motor be transferred into a 2004 Chevy Silverado truck if I change the wire harness

I have a 2004 Chevy Chevrolet Silverado I would like to know what a 2013 Chevy Silverado motor with aluminum heads work in my 2004 if I change my wire harness as well
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Why would the same ignition coil fail 4 times in my 2012, 5.3 Silverado?

The first one failed at around 90K miles, the second around 130000K, the third around 165000 and again this week at 167000K. I've changed spark plugs and plug wires. Always the same cylinder and the ...
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Truck won’t start has no power to the dash or anything

I have an 04 Chevy Silverado with the 4.8L enigine and a manual transmission and I am having electrical problems with the vehicle. One day I was coming to work and my clutch started going out I ...
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Short honking noise coming from chassis a few minutes after turning 2001 Silverado off

It is very consistent. After even a few minutes of city driving I turn the engine off, and maybe 1-2 minutes later a short beep, almost like a fart, comes from underneath the body. It happens only ...
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2005 Chevrolet 2500hd, SRS light stays on after replacing air bags

I T-boned a Dodge at 45 ended up with no frame damage. Had all the proper pieces replaced. How do I get the SRS light in the dash to turn off? Is this something I have to go to the dealer?
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Misfiring problems

I have 98 Sliverodo 5.7 vortex. It ran hot on me and I was told it was my head. Well turns out that it was an intake gasket. So I replaced the head and intake gaskets. Once I put it all back together ...
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What's the difference between the front brake rotors compared to the rear?

My husband has a 2000 Chevy Silverado 4WD 5.3 he has been trying to find rear brake rotors I'm just curious but what's the difference between the front brake rotors compared to the rear? I'm trying to ...
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Truck still overheating after radiator and thermostat replacement

2000 Chevrolet Silverado 5.3 overheating drove vehicle to work and blew the top of my radiator. So i replace the rad. And thermostat thinking that's my problem. Bleed the system turn on heater in ...
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My 2003 Silverado air bag light is on

2003 Chevy Silverado air bag dash light on, but get no code when scanned. What might be the issue?
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Cooling system blockage in block or heads?

Hot water is entering the passenger side of the radiator, but no hot water is entering the inlet side of the radiator. I've replaced the radiator, water pump, and thermostat. The truck is a 1994 ...
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brakes cause electrical power loss in cabin?

In my 06 Silverado, when I press the brake pedal while the truck is parked and turned off, the radio will turn on. If I adjust the dial for the dash lights brightness, the dash cluster will power on ...
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faint white smoke, burning smell and poor acceleration

I have a 1998 V8 5.7 Chevy Silverado C1500 RWD, my problem is I did have a small wreck in this truck and have been replacing parts on it, I hit a ditch and the right front tire hit a metal culvert ...
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2002 Chevy Silverado CV Boot

I was recently driving down a major 3 lane highway at about 70/mph at night in the middle lane. A large landscaping boulder was bouncing towards me and caused major damage to the y-pipe assembly and ...
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Steering wheel not centered, has lots of play all of a sudden

I have a 1987 Chevy Silverado and all of a sudden my steering wheel is not centered. Also I notice there is free play in the steering. Any ideas?
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A one ton Chevy pick up no reverse

2000 Chevy Silverado one ton truck. This truck has an automatic transmission 4L-80 E My son was using it to back and forth to school then one day no reverse
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Black soot coming out of exhaust on a 1976 Chevy silverado

It is a 1976 Chevy Silverado. Gas. 5.0 L. What could cause black soot to come out of the exhaust? I’ve noticed a HUGE loss in power and stalls on me occasionally. I bought the truck a month ago. I had ...