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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
65,000 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 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 012010

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • 95,000 miles


Fuel evap system malfunctioning not allowing fuel system to vent thus making it almost impossible to refuel the vehicle.

- Vevay, IN, USA

problem #2

Nov 042008


  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado. While driving approximately 40 mph, the vehicle began losing power. A mechanic stated that the fuel pump was possibly defective. The dealer and the manufacturer have not been notified. The cause of the failure has not been definitively diagnosed. The VIN was unknown. The current and failure mileages were 50,000.

- Du Bois, IL, USA

problem #1

Sep 212006

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles
2005 Chevy Silverado Z71. Canister evaporation vent solenoid defective, resulting in repeated check engine lights. I replaced this $175 and the garage owner sited numerous other vehicles owners having the same issues.

- Alto, MI, USA

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