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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Chevrolet Silverado brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #6

Feb 052005

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

1998 Chevrolet sk pickup truck. When going at low speeds the brakes failed. Took vehicle to local mechanic, and had brake line replaced. Also replaced, the front rotors and the pads. The problem started after the work was done. Called General Motors. Took down the information and made a file claim number. Just about every time the vehicle was going below 10 mph the brakes failed.

- Madison, OH, USA

problem #5

Apr 112000

Silverado

  • miles
While driving about 45 mph driver applied the brakes and brake pads on passenger's side came off. Driver used emergency brake to slow down. Vehicle was towed to the dealership. It has not been repaired. Please provide any further nformation.

- Chandler, AZ, USA

problem #4

Mar 182000

Silverado 4WD

  • miles
Brake pads over worn.needed replacement.vechicle shakes badly when brakes are applied at a speed higher than 40.has had this shaking since new dealer says its normal.

- Zeeland, MI, USA

problem #3

Mar 182000

Silverado 4WD

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Brake pads over worn.needed replacement.vechicle shakes badly when brakes are applied at a speed higher than 40.has had this shaking since new dealer says its normal.

- Zeeland, MI, USA

problem #2

May 011997

Silverado

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake pads failed. Mjs

- Poway, CA, USA

problem #1

May 061998

(reported on)

Silverado

  • miles
When applying the brakes the pedal has to go to the floor just to stop. The brakes also make a squeaking noise even when they aren't applied. Dealer says he needs new brake pads.

- Riverview, FL, USA

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