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2.9

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,064 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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2004 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments (Page 5 of 5)

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problem #20

Jan 232007

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,800 miles

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

It appears numerous GM vehicles are current experiencing speedometer cluster problems, cause the speedometer to fail. My issue is with a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado. There appears to be numerous complaints online, without any recall proposed by GM.

- Waynesville, MO, USA

problem #19

Dec 112006

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 54,000 miles
Problems with my speedometer. The speedometer gets stuck as well as RPM readings. Interior materials squeak when going over slightest bumps.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #18

Jan 052007

Silverado 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 48,000 miles
Dear sirs, my son is driving our 2004 Chevy Silverado pickup and he is 16 yo. The vehicle has less than 50K miles and the speedometer started malfunctioning last week. It indicates the speed at 20-50 mph less than actual. I am aware of a forum on topix.net that has more than 327 complaints of this very problem. Surely there is a safety concern here with the possibilities of excessive speed due to the inaccuracies of the speedometer! please let me know what the status of your concerns regarding this issue. Thanks for your time! respectfully, david w. freidberg md facs.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #17

Jan 182007

Silverado

  • miles

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

Speedometer has been "jerky" for a month or so. This morning on my commute I set my cruise-control at 65 mph, when I checked my speed again the speedometer was reading 50 mph. I did not reset the cruise control.

- Springfield, NH, USA

problem #16

Jan 122007

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,250 miles
Speedometer on my 2004 GM Chevy Silverado reads drastically different from actual speed while driving, making it impossible to determine actual speed which could cause a crash due to improper speed, or traffic safety violation for improper speed. GM does not have recall on this safety issue. GM is aware of this problem with many of its vehicles and demands $500 and several days to repair. They will not replace parts, only send it out for repair at owner's expense.

- Winder, GA, USA

problem #15

Aug 222006

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 45,000 miles
Speedometer problems 2004 Silverado pegged at 120 mph large safety issue, I never know how fast I am going.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #14

Nov 152006

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 39,952 miles

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

Speedometer malfunction dose not show proper speed needle gets stuck at different speeds or starts at different speeds.

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #13

Aug 012006

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles
Speedometer failure-2004 Chevy. Silverado-Z71- incorrect speed indicated on speedometer-at stop speedometer continues to register movement-when moving speedometer registers speeds in excess of or lower than actual speed.

- Peculiar, MO, USA

problem #12

Jan 102007

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,500 miles
Speedometer failure : needle pegs at 120 and will not return to 0, fluctuates.

- Pompano Beach, FL, USA

problem #11

Nov 082004

Silverado 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 23,000 miles
Speedometer and tachometer work sometimes. Now don't work at all.

- Loma Linda, CA, USA

problem #10

Aug 282006

Silverado

  • miles

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

04 Chevy Silverado speedometer not working.

- Queen Creek, AZ, USA

problem #9

Dec 132006

Silverado

  • miles
Driving down the highway my speedometer reads 10-30+ mph lower then actual speed. Can not find a service recall on this problem though I have had no problem finding hundreds, if not over one thousand others who are experiencing the same problem.

- Borger, TX, USA

problem #8

Jan 012006

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles
The speedometer has quit working. This is common on 2004 Chevy trucks like the one I own. I have asked around and it is a common repair. The failure of a speedometer is a serious failure of a safety device on any vehicle.

- West Plains, MO, USA

problem #7

Dec 102006

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 64,875 miles
Speedometer hangs up and does not register correct speed.

- Pink Hill, NC, USA

problem #6

Mar 152005

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 45,000 miles
The gauge cluster on my 2004 Chevy Silverado has 6 gauges and after 2 years 3 of the gauges no longer work. The 3 that no longer work are the speedometer, tachometer, and voltmeter. With the speedometer no longer working it is very dangerous.

- Fountain Inn, SC, USA

problem #5

Mar 172006

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 48,000 miles
Under normal driving conditions the speedometer on some GM trucks will hang when decelerating and when accelerating again the speedometer starts from the position that it hung. The part that is failing is a motor that controls the speedometer and to replace the part you must replace the whole instrument cluster at a cost of $600. It seems to happen right around 50K miles and at that point it is no longer under warranty. It leaves you not knowing how fast you are going as well as not being able to pass a vehicle inspection.

- Spring, TX, USA

problem #4

Nov 302006

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 48,680 miles
Speedometer acting erratic now stuck on 120 mph non functional now very expensive fix from GM(new instrument cluster)

- Vicksburg, MS, USA

problem #3

Nov 222006

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles
2004 Chevy Silverado speedometer will not return to zero. Speed reading are erratic. You do not know at what speed you are driving.

- Iva, SC, USA

problem #2

Nov 082006

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 57,575 miles
Speedometer malfunction. Sometimes it reads twice the speed I'm doing or more and sometimes it reads half the speed I'm doing. It varies.

- Wewahitchka, FL, USA

problem #1

Nov 012006

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 45,000 miles
2004 chevreolet Silverado - bought new speedometer malfunctioning (needle hangs up, etc.) at 45,000 miles.

- Lawrenceville, GA, USA

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