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5.4

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$52.00
Average Mileage:
71,429 miles
Total Complaints:
7 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (5 reports)
  2. cleaned throttle plate area (2 reports)
2001 Chevrolet Silverado engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #7

Mar 162009

Silverado

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles

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

Had the same problem, just cleaned the throttle plate and I haven't had a problem with it since. It's been over 10,000 miles ago...

- , Brighton, IL, USA

problem #6

Mar 172008

Silverado LT 6.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles

The problem was most obvious after sitting for several days. It never caused any incident but I was aware it could happen so I was very careful not to put it in a precarious situation (tight parking, heavy on brake when starting out). I resolved it cheaply by cleaning the throttle plate area.

- , Leesville, SC, USA

problem #5

Oct 102008

Silverado

  • Automatic transmission
  • 64,000 miles

Same as many more.Gas pedal sticks before moving vehicle,then runs o.k.

- , Carriere, MS, USA

problem #4

Sep 292007

(reported on)

Silverado LS 5.3L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,000 miles

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

the gas pedal has stuck for a long time and repeated lubrication of the throttle cable and where the cable connects to the throttle didn, t work. Almost seems like I have a magnetic attraction to the throttle stop. Is that possible?

- , Plainville, CT, USA

problem #3

Sep 112007

(reported on)

Silverado 1500 5.3L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles

The gas pedal on my 2001 1500 Silverado with a 5.3L V8 sticks a little. When I go to accelerate it sticks causing the vehicle to jump when pressing on the gas pedal. Really gets annoying when stuck in stop and go traffic or in a parking lot.

- , Enumclaw, WA, USA

problem #2

Aug 032007

(reported on)

Silverado 4.3L V6

  • Manual transmission
  • 55,000 miles

the gas pedal sticks a little before you press it to accelerate

- , Spokane, WA, USA

problem #1

Mar 142007

(reported on)

Silverado 1500 5.3L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 116,000 miles

Sometimes my gas pedal gets stuck when i go to press it and its worse when the truck is in idle. I would have to press it really hard for the truck to go and it kicks in the causes the truck to jerk. What might be the problem?

- , Anahola, HI, USA

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