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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
5 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,194 miles

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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 electrical problems

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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Owner Comments (Page 3 of 3)

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problem #8

May 082014

Silverado 1500 4WD

  • miles


2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Consumer writes in regards to driver seat controls moved to a different position and outside mirrors collapsed while driving. The consumer stated the incident happened twice. Also, the doors were not as tight as advertised, as water and salt entered the vehicle.

- East Burke, VT, USA

problem #7

May 152014

Silverado 1500

  • 250 miles
I don't like the auto locks on all the doors. If you don't put the truck in park, the doors will not unlock, and if the kids pull the handle before I put in park, you have to go outside the truck and open the door. I have turned off all the locks and it still does it, and the dealership says that is just the way they are made now. If I was in an accident and the car was still in gear, my kids would be trapped in the truck, because even hitting the unlock buttons will not open the doors. This is very concerning, I can't even drop the kids off at school in the line because I have to put the truck in park in order for the doors to unlock and that is after I hit the unlock button to get them to unlock. This is very scary to my wife and I. what can be done? thanks.

- Mooresville, IN, USA

problem #6

Jan 212014

Silverado 1500

  • 5,000 miles
Note: The truck would not crank two time before I started taking it to the dealer on the following dates. 1/21/14 truck would not crank, the sevice deptment could not find anything wrong 3/17/14 truck would not crank, towed to dealer, found body control module not working properly 3/24/14 truck would not crank, towed to dealer, found body control module not working properly this is getting old!!

- Tupelo, MS, USA

problem #5

Jan 072013

Silverado 1500 8-cyl

  • 4,280 miles


The contact owns a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The contact stated that all the lights and gauges blacked out intermittently. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer however the dealer could not duplicate the failure. The vehicle was repaired under a technical service bulletin (NHTSA id number: 10054229-electrical system). Immediately after the vehicle was repaired, the contact noticed a substantial reduction in fuel efficiency. Both the dealer and the manufacturer were notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 4,280...updated 05-09-14

- Little Rock, AR, USA

problem #4

Feb 092014

Silverado 1500

  • 5,700 miles
Hit a bump in the road and the headlights went out.

- Orrville, OH, USA

problem #3

Jan 142014

Silverado 1500 8-cyl

  • 200 miles
I purchased the 2014 Silverado 1500 while it was raining. Test drive was fine, but the sales person already had the vehicle running with the defroster and wipers on. Drove home (2 miles) and parked. Turned on the fan knob ( standard with A/C model) and the A/C turned on, this occurred nearly every time I turned it on and asked the dealer service center about it. I was told I am probably hitting it with my knuckles. I since tried only while pinching the knob to avoid this and the A/C still nearly turns on every time. Also when the truck sits a while the first start is a hard one but after running and warmed up it will be fine to start. Not sure if the truck battery needs a charge after sitting on the lot, I could also smell a rubber burning odor outside and through the vents, thought it was because it was new but then I seen there was a recall 3 days prior. When I tried anchoring my sons child seat I found no seat anchors in the center rear seat and only the ends. I worry about his seat near the door if there is a side crash. Lastly, why isn't there rear sensors at a minimum a mandatory on trucks yet. Cameras can still be offered as a option but sensors should be mandatory!

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #2

Aug 182013

Silverado 1500 8-cyl

  • 500 miles
I purchased a 2014 Silverado crew cab ltz Z71 on August 16. Almost immediately it began having issues with the safety systems that were extra modules on this vehicle. Parking assist sensors do not work consistently, lane departure warning system fails to initialize or operate consistently and downhill grade breaking system fails to initialize or operate consistently, forward collision warning system fails to initialize and operate consistently. (I have photographs of the safety features failing). In addition, the heated/cooled seats (driver side) overheats with driver weighing 280 lbs - causing rear vent /exhaust covers to separate from the seat. Seat gets very hot- passengers in back of vehicle complain about extreme heat (again photographed failures) failures with safety system functionality are described by multiple owners of the same model truck (ltz) that I purchased. Same problems are described throughout this thread took to dealership- they kept for two days. Unable to reproduce problems. BCM and infotainment center updates failed to resolve. Heated/cooled seat overheating was not resolved- however, I duplicated it immediately upon departing from the dealership. Mileage is now 4300 miles with same problems. GM case [xxx] was opened on 9/9/13 and all issues remain unresolved after BCM update. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Galveston, TX, USA

problem #1

Jul 292013

Silverado 1500 8-cyl

  • 200 miles
I was stopped at a red light when my vehicle was rear ended local police estimated other vehicle's speed to be 45-50mph upon impact.

- Peabody, MA, USA

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