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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
80,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. new transmission cooler lines (1 reports)
2001 Chevrolet Silverado transmission problems

transmission problem

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 012014

Silverado LS 5.3L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles


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transmission cooler lines rusted transmission cooler lines rusted transmission cooler lines rusted

The transmission fluid cooler lines rusted out and all the tranny fluid pumped out about a month ago. Lucky for me, I was returning from a short trip to the auto parts store for another vehicle.

Last weekend, I was able to finish up installing the new transmission lines as well as new oil cooler on the Silverado. That was a bigger job than expected as I had to remove the exhaust system, transmission supports, and torsion bar assembly in order to lower the transmission far enough to get maximum access to the trans. lines. These transmission lines should have never rusted out. This is pathetic GM!

- , Ansonia, CT, USA

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