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86,454 miles
Total Complaints:
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado brakes problems

brakes problem

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1999 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 012010

Silverado 4.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 109,361 miles


i need to have the emergency brakes fixed [ asap ] before i'am taken off the

- , Angus, Ontario, Canada

problem #2

Feb 232007

(reported on)

Silverado V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles

I hate that my emergency brakes does not hold, there is a reason for this brake!!!!

- , San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #1

Nov 082002

(reported on)

Silverado 1500

  • 50,000 miles

The emergency brake will not hold on a 20 degree incline. I took it back to the Chevrolet dealer in Winchester, Va and they told me Chevrolet knew about the problem and said it was a normal condition for the 1999 trucks. It appears the emergency brake cable has "stretched" to the point there is insufficient holding of the rear brakes. I plan on getting back to the Chevrolet regional warranty person and make a formal complaint.

- , Capon Bridge, WV, USA

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