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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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 ...
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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 ...