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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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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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2000 chevy Silverado 1500 [closed]

Have a checy 2000 silverado 4.3 motor i sent it to the shop to have 2 front brake lines done they told me 650 dollars i told them no thank you il do it myself i replaced all brake lines and abs unit ...
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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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Headlight will not dim on a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado

I have a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The headlights will not dim. Replaced the multifunction switch. Still not working. The book said there was a high beam relay. But I cannot locate one. There is ...
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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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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 crank won't start

So in 2016, my truck was used like a submarine when it flooded in my area and I was getting a heart patient to safety. (water was up to the windshield) Went to get truck and couldn't find the keys---...
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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 ...
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1994 chevy transmission is not accelarating pass 70 mph

I have a 1994 Chevy Silverado 1500 and when I get up to 70 mph, the rpm starts bouncing. I don't loose power but it fluctuates.
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Headlight problem on 2013 silverado

Ok passenger low beam don't work put new headlight in and checked fuses brights work ?
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have a 2006 chevy silverado 1500 4 wheel drive

have a 2006 chevy silverado 1500 4 wheel drive. last brake job i tried bleeding the calipers instead of pushing the fluid back into master cylinder.First i had no pedal bled the brakes with a power ...
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2002 Chevy Silverado brake issues

Our truck was doing fine then one day my husband left work and went to stop and when he would press the brakes they will go all the way to the floor and they make a hissing sound the whole time the ...
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Replacing Front Suspension

I have an '06 Chevrolet Silverado 4x4 (Z71 Extended Cab). I just purchased a kit to replace all the suspension pieces in the front end, including upper/lower control arms, and inner/outer tie rod ends....
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'08 Silverado 1500 5.3L V8 electrical issues

I've been having a number of strange electrical problems over the past several months. I'm not sure if they are related to one another or if it is just a series of things going wrong so I'm hoping ...
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99 chevy misfiring on 6th cylinder

I have 99 chevy silverado misfing on 6 cylinder plug was loose so tighten it down . STill rough idle what should i do? Should i replace plugs and wires? I had a computer put on it and code said ...
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Adjustments on brake pedal

My brake pedal has a 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch play left to right when I am using it. Is there an adjustment to remove the slack from it? Its a 2004 Chevy Silverado 1500 with 5.3 liter.
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Reverse not working, tranny noisy

I thought I was stopped and put vehicle in reverse. Strange noise now no reverse and tranny whines and seems to shift hard on drive gears. Its an '04 Silverado 2×4, v6, 4.3l had no problems prior that ...
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2000 Chevy Silverado brake issues

Good Evening, My vehicle is a 2000 Chevy Silverado 1500, extended cab shortbed with a 4.8 litre engine. Just read my post and realized how long it is. I know many don't have time to read all my ...
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OVERHEATING SILVERADO WHILE TOWING

So recently I was trying to haul my wifes '03 Volkswagen Beetle with my '08 Silverado. The truck was pulling fine, plenty of power, no struggle as expected. Around the 100 mile mark my truck began ...
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Looking for engine replacement on a 2002 v6 4.3L Chevrolet Silverado

I am looking for engines to use in my pick up truck. I know that the engine I have is also in other GM/Chevrolet vehicles. What vehicle models and year ranges should I be looking for in terms of a ...
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How to verify the safety of a lift for a full sized pickup?

So I am now the proud owner of a 2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT Extended Cab with 151,000 miles on it. Yesterday I needed to do my first oil change on it, and step one is to lift the front end onto jack ...
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1996 Chevy Silverado losing power [closed]

My 1996 Chevy Silverado started jumping when at idle, then when moving started to lose its power when you step on the gas. While idling, you have to put it in neutral and keep foot on the gas until ...
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2007 Chevy Silverado How to remove interior rust

I have recently purchased (2 months ago) a 2007 Chevy Silverado LT, extended cab, with 150k miles on it. I love the truck and I'm trying to do whatever I can to make it last about 10 years. One of the ...
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2016 Chevy Silverado white smoke and the smell of oil

Just came out after a cold rainy day and started the truck as I was walking to it. I saw white smoke coming out tailpipe and the smell of burnt oil or oil. Didn't last long but should I be concerned?...
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Truck problem need some help

I was driving down the highway and I heard a "braaaaaaa" noise coming from my truck ( 1999 Chevy Silverado Z71) it sounded from the engine and I was on cruise control going 65mph all of a sudden my ...
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How to get a CD out?

I just put a new head unit in my '06 Chevy Silverado pick-up. I did the unthinkable of leaving a CD in the unit before I pulled it (yah, got a little excited to get the new head unit installed!). Is ...
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What could be making my truck skip?

I have a 2006 Chevy Silverado 1500. It's been skipping for several weeks now but not really throwing a code. I've changed the fuel pump and spark plugs but still skipped. Then I came out one day and ...
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One low beam light doesn't work

I have a 2006 duramax 2500. While driving, one of my lowbeam lights went out. I replaced the bulb but it still didn't work. I checked the fuse and the fuse is fine as well. I was told that the dimmer ...
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2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT how to repair door molding

The vehicle in question is a 2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT extended cab, 150k miles on the clock. A picture is worth 1000 words, so here's 2000 words about the problem: It's a very wet day here in New ...
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2001 Chevy Silverado PU Low Beams

I have a 2001 Chevy Silverado PU. My problem is the only way my low beams will come on, is if I tilt the steering wheel to its lowest position. Do you think this a short in the wiring going to the ...
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How does cylinder deactivation work?

I am still grinning from picking up a 2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT 4x4 with the extended cab. 146,000 miles on the clock and 5.3 liter V8 engine. It has displays for everything the engine is doing in ...
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Truck won't budge in neutral. Could it be due to a cracked transmission bellhousing?

1997 GMC Sierra K1500 4x4 5.7L V8 Automatic Transmission (4l60e I believe) I pushed my truck up my driveway with another truck. My truck was very hard to move, even in neutral and with the parking ...
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high oil consumption and oil pressure, possible PCV system malfunction

I have a 1993 C1500 4.3L manual transmission. My oil pressure has been reading very high (fluctuates, but generally goes beyond the upper range of the gauge). I had the truck in the shop and the ...
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1996 Chevy K1500 Silverado ZZ4 5.7L - Rough Idle, Plug Damage, Overheating, EGR

I'm having some serious problems with my truck. It started out as rough idling and then it got worse. I have replaced all 4 O2 sensors, temperature sensor, knock sensor, distributor wires, ...