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Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
39,071 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace the faulty rotors (3 reports)
2003 Chevrolet Silverado brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 242008

Silverado 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 32,000 miles


brakes first failed while on vacation and upon return was told mileage was 600 miles over for warranty. They put new pads on it and they lasted about 6, 000 miles. Rotors needed to be replaced from pitting & corrosion...could not be turned because of rusting out...

- , Westminster, MD, USA

problem #2

Sep 302003

Silverado 4.8V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,214 miles

Had steering problem at 3000kms and continues to this day. Had first set of rotors replaced at 10000kms. Had second set replaced at 30000kms. Had third set of rotors replaced at 55000kms and fourth set replaced at 80000kms. Had two rear calipers replaced at 80000 kms. Had starter replaced at 80000kms. Had Tensioner on belt for air condition compressor replaced at 81000kms. Truck currently has 83000kms.This is my first Chevy truck and will be the last. I have not been impressed with the quality or the service. GM Keep your Junk.

- , Mount Pearl, Newfoundland, Canada

problem #1

Mar 152006

(reported on)

Silverado LS

  • 79,000 miles

All 4 rotors at 79000 and brake pads, already replaced one rear rotor at 19,000k's and pads. This truck sucks, worst and most costly purchase I have ever made. Stay clear of the crappy North American product.

- , Kamloops, BC, Canada

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