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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,667 miles

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado miscellaneous problems

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 012011

Silverado 8-cyl

  • 40,000 miles


Tachometer, speedometer and temperature gauge failures.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #2

May 232011


  • miles
Reckless driving - I was driven off the road on purpose by an aggressive driver. It was a car and a half in front of the driver when I yielded to the car on my left prior to condensing into one lane. The vehicle behind us speed up to block me from merging and drove me onto the shoulder. He was driving an olson construction vehicle with Missouri plates [xxx]. looked like he was in his 40's and had blond hair with tattoos. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Olathe, KS, USA

problem #1

Feb 092009


  • 28,000 miles
There is a rattling transmitted through the steering wheel and heard and felt by the driver. It is especially noticeable during low speed driving as well as when turning or driving over rough terrain. It has been identified by GM in a technical service bulletin (tsb number 06-02-3-0056, issue date 1-20-06, cause inadequate lubrication on steering intermediate shaft) for various years of GM trucks. I believe this is an accident waiting to happen and a recall should be made.

- Boulder City, NV, USA

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