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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
134,500 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.

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 302014

Silverado 6-cyl

  • 85,000 miles


Driving down I25 in Colorado truck simply quit running was able to restart after pulling over to side of hwy. Has happened multiple times since, often twice a day, one or two time going to work and the same going home. Very often the truck restarts right away, but sometimes it has to set for several minutes before it will restart. The engine quitting problem has happened at various speeds from hwy speeds to slow city driving. It has also happened at times when leaving a stop light or stop sign.

- Northglenn, CO, USA

problem #3

Jul 032012


  • 190,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact was driving approximately 60 mph when the vehicle suddenly stalled. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 190,000.

- Elgin, TX, USA

problem #2

Mar 032014


  • 74,000 miles
The contact owns 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact stated that while driving approximately 10 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was able to be restarted. The failure was recurring. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who diagnosed that the crank sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign id number: 07V521000 (engine and engine cooling) but did not confirm if the vehicle was included in the recall. The approximate failure mileage was 74,000.

- Marion, VT, USA

problem #1

Sep 172013


  • 189,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact stated that while driving 60 mph, the vehicle stalled with the illumination of the check engine warning light. The failure recurred on several occasions. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnosis where it was stated that the crank shaft sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 189,000.

- Nashville, TN, USA

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