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7.5

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$299.00
Average Mileage:
81,980 miles
Total Complaints:
12 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (6 reports)
  2. replace window regulator (5 reports)
  3. get windows re-programmed (1 reports)
2003 Chevrolet Silverado windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #12

Feb 142013

Silverado Z71 V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 160,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Newest problem with this 2003 Silverado. Both windows going up and down very slowly or not all the way up, then mid winter, polar vortex winter by the way, they quit working all together and of course got stuck in the down position. Had to manually force up and stuff material around edge to keep wind out until fixed. Have never had this problem on any other vehicle owned. Happened about 160000 mile mark. Over $400 to fix ONE Window!! Had my brother in law fix for cost of part. Still cost me $170.00 and still have broken passenger window. Very Dissapointing Chevy!!

- , Grand Rapids, MI, USA

problem #11

Nov 092011

Silverado

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles

I have it torn apart and trying to remove motor, thought it was motor or is that the same as regulator?

- , Milwaukie, OR, USA

problem #10

Sep 162010

Silverado 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 150,000 miles

Both windows stopped going down. Dealer said Chevy used cheap parts and has been a problem on these vehicles. A lot of money to fix and should be covered by Chevrolet. Will contact GM.

- , Gilmanton, NH, USA

problem #9

Aug 202008

Silverado 2500HD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 42,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I have a 2003 Silverado 2500HD that continues to require replacement of the power window regulators. Are many other Silverado owners experiencing an excessive failure of these regulators? We shouldn't have to continue to pay for a poorly engineered or produced product.

- , Dover, NH, USA

problem #8

Aug 302010

Silverado 2500HD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,000 miles

I have a 2003 Silverado 2500HD that continues to require replacement of the power window regulators. Are many other Silverado owners experiencing an excessive failure of these regulators? We shouldn't have to continue to pay for a poorly engineered or produced product.

- , Dover, NH, USA

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problem #7

Aug 122009

Silverado 2500HD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 52,000 miles

I have a 2003 Silverado 2500HD that continues to require replacement of the power window regulators. Are many other Silverado owners experiencing an excessive failure of these regulators? We shouldn't have to continue to pay for a poorly engineered or produced product.

- , Dover, NH, USA

problem #6

Apr 012010

Silverado 2500HD V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 67,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I have a 2003 Silverado 2500 HD. The passenger side window used to go up and down and would sometimes stop. Then, after slamming the door a couple of times it would work again. Then, it just stopped working all together. I think something might be loose in there, am not sure. The dealer charges $80 to just check out the problem and find out what it is. Am wondering if it's something I can do myself.

- , San Diego, CA, USA

problem #5

Dec 252009

Silverado 1500 4.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 86,656 miles

Why in the world wouldn't they put a by pass switch on the vehicles that have power windows so that when this does occur... u have a way of putting the window up. May be it's time these over paid engineers get on their asses and put it on vehicles or go back 2 crank windows and make life easier.

Not all of us have the money 2 pay 2 go 2 the dealer 2 get our vehicles fixed and have 2 do it ourselves or have a buddy who knows do it cheaper for us... so think about the by pass or get better parts.

- , Battle Creek, MI, USA

problem #4

Sep 182008

Silverado 1500 HD 6L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,054 miles

The whole right passenger door window would go up or down I check everything and had to bring truck in to get door reprogrammed.

- , Windsor, Ontario, Canada

problem #3

Feb 012008

Silverado 4.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,200 miles

Driver's side power window motor broke. Window was rolled down at the time and would not roll up....did I mention it was February in Minnesota. Had to force the window up and tape it there until I could get to a dealership.

- , Hugo, MN, USA

problem #2

Aug 042008

Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles

Driver's side window went down and wouldn't go back up at 40K miles. Dealer replaced regulator and motor for $400. I was told by the dealer that this happens all of the time with the Silverado windows. Since then, both passenger side windows have stopped working within two weeks of each other. No help at all from GM - they say it isn't a common enough complaint for them to take any action. I told them that three of the four windows in my truck have had it - how common do you need it to be! I'm going to fix the two passenger windows myself and just wait for the last window to fail - I know it will...

- , Snohomish, WA, USA

problem #1

Feb 182008

Silverado LS 1500 EXT CAB 5.3L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,850 miles

Well just like some of your previous owners I to have a 03 Silverado with a non working drivers side window. Seems to me that by the complaints it's mainly trucks up in the northern part of the country. I haven't contacted my dealership because I'm tired of getting " there's no recall for your truck on this problem". The dealership and GM told me recently my truck is not covered by the recall for the anti-lock brakes, even though it is doing the exact same thing that the recall is about. No wonder they're having so much trouble selling their vehicles. I know I won't buy another GM product.

- , Conklin, NY, USA

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