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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,001 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 032007


  • miles


I own a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado extended cab pick up which was purchased used 3 months ago. Since the time that I purchased this vehicle I have been having trouble with the accelerator sticking. Because of this problem, I have had an automobile accident. I have spoken with a Chevrolet dealership in my area and General Motors has issued a recall due to this problem but they claim that I am not eligible because I purchased the vehicle used and out of warranty. This is a safety issue, as I have stated I have had an accident due to the sticking accelerator.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #3

Sep 232005

(reported on)


  • miles
Concerns regarding the gas and brake pedals in the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado. While under the dash connecting a controller for electric trailer brakes the consumer noticed extensive corrosion on the control arms for the gas and brake pedals.

- Alexandria, VA, USA

problem #2

Dec 032004

Silverado 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 56,000 miles
Gas pedal sticks. As more and more pressure used to engage, truck lurches ahead. Dealer performed fuel system flush for $93 but did not correct problem.

- Hertford, NC, USA

problem #1

Aug 172003

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5 miles
Truck has too quick throttle response from standing start, impossible to drive safely on slippery surfaces. This also causes involuntary jerking of throttle on rough surfaces.

- Clinton Township, MI, USA

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