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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,111 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Chevrolet Silverado transmission problems

transmission problem

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1998 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 062003

Silverado 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 82,222 miles


Transmission went out it started that when you put it reverse it didn't want to go then put into drive then reverse it worked. Then while driving we pulled into parking spot and tried to reverse it was totally gone. Windshied wipers stop working on and off. You can hear the motor they won't move and at most times it effects the windshield washer fluid so it doesn't work.

- New Castle, DE, USA

problem #1

Jun 192001


  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Transmission has lost reverse second and fourth gears with no prior problems of noise or motion. Fail to understand how all this can break down so fast and easy.

- Westfield, IN, USA

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