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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,833 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.

2001 Chevrolet Silverado brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 202006

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 23,500 miles


: the contact stated twice while braking at various speeds the brake pedal has gone to the floor. The brake pedal must be pumped to return to operating position. The dealership was unable to determine a problem. Also, while the vehicle was being inspected by the dealership, it was determined the rear rotors were rusted on the inside. The manufacturer has been alerted.

- Telford, PA, USA

problem #2

Jun 162003

(reported on)


  • miles
The brake pedal is too low to the floorboard. Vehicle was taken to the dealer on 5/1/2003,5th time, and the pedal was still too low. Consumer has also contacted the BBB.

- Brigantine, NJ, USA

problem #1

Feb 262002

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When pressing the brake to stop nothing happens right away. Then the pedal ticks (studders) goes close to the floor and lock up.

- Stockton, CA, USA

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