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2005 Chevrolet Silverado accessories - exterior problems

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 192004


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I have serious concerns about the interior door handles on the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado pu trucks. The location and general shape of these handles make them very easy to accidently open while vehicle is moving. This vehicle is equipped with auto locks, however, these safety locks don't seem to always function. There are certain situations when a door can be unlocked and the automatic locks does not relock. Y wife was injured on the incident date. She had removed her seat belt to retrieve items from floorboard when her purse strap snagged on door handle and caused the door to open. She fell from a vehicle moving at approximately 35-40 mph. She suffered a closed head injury and clavicle fracture.

- Camden, SC, USA

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