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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
67 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.

2005 Chevrolet Silverado accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #3

May 182005

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 200 miles

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

Drivers-side outside rear view mirror shakes excessively, rendering it useless. Dealer replaced the mirror, but stated the problem was most likely with the aftermarket bug shield on the hood. After replacement the mirror still shook. I removed the bug shield, which took care of the problem. Dealer stated that a GM bug shield was designed not to cause the disturbance that causes the mirror to shake.

- Spring Hill, KS, USA

problem #2

May 012005

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2005 Chevrolet Silverado cut outs in the exterior side view mirrors causes blind spots. The mirror had to be repositioned each tme the consumer was backing up to see critical areas. Then it had to be repositioned agian for normal driving. Blind spot caused consumer to hit a concrete post when backing.

- Midlothian, TX, USA

problem #1

Apr 022005

Silverado 8-cyl

  • miles
Outside rear view mirrors have a blind spot at the rear bumper area. Mirror must be repositioned, for backing, each time to view area, and then repositioned to drive forward.

- Midlothian, TX, USA

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