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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
59,843 miles

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 012015


  • 82,530 miles


Fuel gauge will drop to empty and fuel lights light comes on even though there is more than a half tank of gas I usually keep tank once it drops to below a half tank. Sometime I jingle my keys and it will go back up sometimes nothing.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #2

Feb 022005


  • miles
I can fill my tank up of gas and it will say it is on empty. I have to use the trip all the time and this has even in happened on my 05 trailblazer too. And the seat belts on the 01 locks up while driving down the road and even on the passenger side also please help.

- Bryan, TX, USA

problem #1

Sep 032012

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • 97,000 miles
Purchased the used vehicle originally at 42000 miles. Have taken impeccable care of it. Actual dates of incidents are unknown due to the fact most have been ongoing. Brakes failed due to ABS. Fixed twice by GM under the safety recall. Both fixes were bandaids (dealer cleaned and applied a "special" grease twice, they never replaced the ABS sensors. Third fix I paid out of pocket to replace the sensors, and since then the ABS has been ok. Brakes failed due to rust and corrosion (all lines and 2 calipers had to be replaced. Fuel pump failed, fuel lines failed due to excessive corrosion, fuel tank straps failed due to excessive rust and corrosion. Slow leaks in 3 of 4 wheels due to excessive rust and corrosion in the rims.

- Center Conway, NH, USA

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