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Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
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Average Mileage:
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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 steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #6

Dec 072003

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Power steering fails when turning, hesitates and then catches up causing a lag in the power steering system. I've had the idler arm as well as the pitman arm replaced, failure still occurs.

- Oakland Park, FL, USA

problem #5

Jun 102002

Silverado 4WD

  • miles
Power steering sensor (evo) failed erratic/unpredictable steering. GM indicated not a safety concern!

- Gladstone, MI, USA

problem #4

Jan 012002

Silverado

  • miles
While driving at highway speeds steering wheel became loose, causing poor vehicle control. Dealer has been contacted, stated power steering assist accelerated to full power, causing driver to oversteer.

- White Hall, AR, USA

problem #3

Mar 092001

(reported on)

Silverado 4WD

  • miles

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

Turning left in town speed steering would "skip" and catch.

- Fort Atkinson, WI, USA

problem #2

Dec 282000

(reported on)

Silverado

  • miles
There is a delay when turning steering wheel, nothing happens. But, eventually it will kick in. Dealer replaced ilder arm and pitman arm, but defect is still occurring.

- Williamsville, NY, USA

problem #1

Jun 301999

(reported on)

Silverado 4WD

  • miles
Severe momentary oversteer both left and right turns.

- Stafford, VA, USA

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