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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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 ...
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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, ...
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Trouble Code decoding

I've got a trouble code in my car and unable to figure how to decode it. 008 0: 43 03 00 59 01 54 43 00 1: 01 55 AA AA AA AA AA I can understand the response is in multiple frames, but unable to ...
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Problems turning left in a 2002 Chevy Silverado

In my 2002 Chevy Silverado (Z71, 4WD), turning left seems significantly more difficult than turning right, the latter of which poses no issues. According to the mechanic, I have the following issues (...
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2004 chevy silverado 1500 brake pedal is loose after turning the engine on

I replaced the pads rotors and calipers on the rear of my truck along with a new master cylinder and cannot get what seems to be the air out of the lines. The brakes will appear to work until I start ...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado Ignition

I drive a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado and I went out to start it so I could go to work this morning and it sounds like it's not getting any spark. it turns over and the solenoid turns on so its not the ...
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Brakes are soft

I had spongy brakes and they replaced the master cylinder. Now I have a soft brake pedal, meaning they worked but the pedal goes down farther than it ever has. What could be causing this, air in ...
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08 Silverado 5.3 cold start exhaust smoke and engine stall

For some time now I've been getting a considerable amount of dark smoke from my tailpipe on cold starts which I believe to be an oil burning issue. I have an oil consumption test in progress, so far ...
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U-Joints for a Pickup

I am in need of U-Joints for my 06 Chevy Silverado 1500 Ext Cab Short Bed Z71 LT3 L33 4L60e pickup truck. The issue I'm having is, when I looked it up on RockAuto.com (my go to site), I found there ...
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Wrong oil in trans

I have a 2013 Silverado 2500 with 150000 miles, about 5 miles after an oil change I noticed two hard shifts. The next day I drove 1/2 mile, the trans slipped and is now disabled. I had mechanic ...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado brakes dragging, 4 new rotors, 4 sets of pads, new e-brake shoes, new front calipers

I recently replaced myself or had replaced all pads, all rotors, front calipers, rear guide pins and brackets, rear brake shoes, and rear e-brake hardware, as well as the e-brake cable on my 2000 ...
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08 Silverado static/scratching noise from dashboard

Recently my truck picked up a new quirk. When I start or stop the engine there is a static scratching noise that comes from the dash. I also tried turning the key just far enough to get power and ...
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08 Silverado 5.3 engine “click”

I have an 08 Silverado, that has a "click" coming from the engine when it first starts. Once it reaches normal temperature it seems to go away. All the belts look good but beyond that I'm not sure ...
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Before changing a fuel filter is it ok to let the line run dry?

I didn't see this question asked after searching through the tag fuel-filter but I was curious is it ok or would it even work on a Silverado if you remove the fuse for the fuel pump when it is running ...
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08 Silverado 5.3 rough idle and dark cold start exhaust

I recently bought a 2008 Silverado 5.3 with 77k on it. After a couple weeks I noticed that at idle the engine would stumble and my rpms would drop slightly. It eventually set off the check engine ...
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I have replaced my brake cylinders, but the brake pedal goes to the floor

I have a '07 Silverado. Both rear wheel brake cylinders blew apart. I fitted new ones along with new shoes. I have bled the brakes but my pedal still goes to floor. What else can I do?
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What are the brightest bulbs for projector headlamps? [duplicate]

I bought some projector headlights with Hi 55 watt bulbs in both the high and low beam modes. The low beam, which is the projector lens, isn't that bright. What other bulbs would be recommended for a ...
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1994 Silverado not accelerating past 35

I have a 1994 Chevy Silverado. On my way to work today my truck would not accelerate past 35 mph but was revving high rpm's. I stopped and checked my fluids and my ATF wasnt showing anything on the ...
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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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What is needed to put a stereo into a Silverado?

I'm probably going to get a stereo head unit for my truck for my upcoming birthday. I'm wondering what I need to do to get it hooked up. My truck has steering wheel controls and the Bose speaker ...
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2006 Chevy 2500hd 6.0 gas. Brakes need help!

Ok so I am really lost on this decided to rebuild my front total rebuild and new wheel bearings and hubs and level my truck and get bigger tires well after all of that my brakes would go to the floor ...
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Erratic Oil pressure in a 2005 Chev 2500HD with 6 litre gas engine

Bought truck in April. about one month later oil pressure would drop to zero and warning message would display Low Oil pressure and warning chimes would go off. Local GM dealer tested with mechanical ...
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Crossover amp selection question

I have a 2012 Chevy Silverado C1500 with factory (non-bose) sound. I have upgraded my speakers using Kicker DSC65/DSC654, and now am looking to add a amp for the speakers. I am interested in a unit ...
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Can't get gas in my truck

I have a 2004 Chevy Silverado. When I go to put gas in my truck it stops after like 3 dollars worth of fuel. Since I know it's not full, I click it again and gas shoots back out at me. What do you ...
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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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Painting Racing Stripes

I have a couple of small (1-2mm in diameter) rust spots on the roof of my truck. I'm thinking of painting flat black racing stripes over the hood (bonnet to you Brits!) and roof of the truck to cover ...