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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,590 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.

2006 Chevrolet Silverado brakes problems

brakes problem

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #4

May 142010


  • 24,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado. While traveling 10 mph the contact noticed that the ABS system would activate without warning every time the contact applied the brakes. The vehicle had not been diagnosed. There were no prior warnings. The failure mileage was 24000. The current mileage was 27900.

- Van Horne, IA, USA

problem #3

Jan 222010


  • 12,475 miles
2006 Chevy Silverado truck front ABS antilock sensors failed due to corrosion GM had a recall 08/30/2005 for same problem on 2002 models, they knew about this in 05 (when my truck was built) but only admit to 2002 models NHTSA campaign # 05V37900 - think this needs to be extended to all models they built this way.

- Lawrenceville, NJ, USA

problem #2

Dec 172009

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 48,985 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado. While driving 50 mph he heard a grinding sound from the front-end of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and he was advised that the hub and bearing assembly failed. The vehicle was repaired at an expense of $432.41. The failure mileage was 48985. The current mileage was 49000. Updated 01/29/10. The consumer stated when the grinding started, the vehicle pulled to the right. Also, the ABS activated under normal driving conditions. Updated 01/29/10.

- Niles, OH, USA

problem #1

Aug 312009


  • 16,900 miles
Continual unwanted ABS activation during low speed brake application on a 2006 Silverado. Virtually the same problem that was addressed by NHTSA campaign id number 05V379000.

- Syracuse, NY, USA

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