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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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trouble codes on a 1993 chevy silverado

when I hook my scanner up to view the check engine codes it says I have no power to my scanner. I tested all circuits and my fuses are all good. what could be my problem?
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Chevy 4.8 misfiring

I drove the truck through a big puddle and it killed it. Found I had completely soaked the air cleaner and had possibly got water in the intake. I replaced the filter and took contact cleaner to all ...
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No chime when headlights accidently left on

2010 Silverado 1500 Normally, I drive with the headlights in AUTO mode. But when it's rainy or foggy during the day, the lights don't automatically come on, even though they're needed, so I enable ...
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What transmissions are interchangeable with a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado extended cab automatic 6lug truck?

What transmissions interchange with a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado extended cab automatic 6lug truck
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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2014 silverado 1500 power window wiring diagram

I am working on adding tow mirrors to my 2014 silverado 1500 work truck. It cam from the factory with no power mirrors I am looking for the door jam, bcm and door switch. The truck came from the ...
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Starting Issue Question

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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