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Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
55,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado engine problems

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 082011

Silverado LT 5.3L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 56,000 miles


Have been a Chevy owner for 25 years , have never had a truck use 2 quarts of oil in between oil change's . I have 4-5 neighbor's with the same problem , GM needs to come up with a fix . I will think twice about buying another Silverado , might have to look at a Toyota .

- , Colonial Heights, VA, USA

problem #1

Jul 212009

Silverado 5.3L Vortec

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,000 miles

Same as the rest. Alot of runaround and no solution,other than getting a different truck. I know people with the same truck and some burn oil like mine and some say theres doesn't. Payed $100.00 for the dealership to hand me a bunch of papers to say this is normal. Only normal for the 2 stroke I got stuck with. Had a 1989 s10 Blazer with over 250,000 mi that was used the same, driven the same ,but didn't burn oil the same as this piece of crap. Just got a letter from GM stating my satisfaction with there product was important to them, related to a heater problem(had it in 4 times for various problems with that too) and they say they will pay for that fix. Step up to the plate and fix my burning oil problem. PS I bought stock in havoline oil and am now rich!!

- , Virginia, MN, USA

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