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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,477 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.

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado engine problems

engine problem

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #3

Dec 072004

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 44,506 miles


I have a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado.5 ton. I have had a problem with the fuel level sensor and a check engine light for the last 8 months. My speedometer started to act very jittery for about 2 months and now it does not work at all. It is stuck pointing straight down. Two dealers said they are seeing this a lot, and have a very long back order for parts.

- Salt Lake City, UT, USA

problem #2

Apr 102003

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 250 miles
On 4/1/2003, took delivery of a Chevrolet 3500 P/up VIN:[xxx] it has a sudden acceleration. Dealer has had vehicle 3 weeks GM has no cure, they want to drive it and try and capture the data to fix it. My insurance co doesn't want them to drive it because of liability. Where do I go from here. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Londonderry, NH, USA

problem #1

Apr 022003


  • miles
The vehicle rolled backwards, the dealer inspected and identified the problem, but was unable to fix it......

- Pewaukee, WI, USA

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