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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,915 miles

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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 engine problems

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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #34

Sep 222016

Silverado 1500

  • 26,000 miles


Spark plug wires in the 1st (twice), 3rd, and 6th position have become dislodged while driving, both in town and on the highway. This then causes the check engine light to illuminate, the traction control light to illuminate, and the engine to become out of balance.

- Fort Worth, TX, USA

problem #33

Sep 062016

Silverado 1500

  • 63,000 miles
Engine light and traction light came on then displayed stabilizer malfunction the truck stop while driving down the road. Difficult to steer when engine stopped. Car has stopped several times. Dealer unable to find problem with truck. This problem has been occurring with the different lights displaying a malfunction and the truck stopping for the past 2 weeks

- Many, LA, USA

problem #32

Aug 182016

Silverado 1500

  • 13,000 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. While driving 25 mph, the vehicle stalled. The contact was able to restart the vehicle after some time. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 13,000.

- The Villages, FL, USA

problem #31

Apr 152015

Silverado 1500

  • 7,000 miles


The contact owns a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. After the vehicle had an oil change, the contact discovered that oil leaked from the oil filter. The contact stated that the replacement oil filter pf63E had been installed. The original PF63 oil filter was installed and no leaking was present. After having the replacement filter pf63E installed again, oil continued to leak from the oil filter. The manufacturer's replacement oil filter (pf63E) experienced the failures on multiple occasions, but the original part had not. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The failure mileage was 7,000.

- Symoure, CT, USA

problem #30

Mar 252016

Silverado 1500

  • 6,200 miles
Truck got hot and engine power reduction light came on also check engine light. Message reset when turned off and restarted but check engine light still on and truck runs hot. Power reduction was while I was on highway and truck would not go above 1000 RPM

- Wabash, IN, USA

problem #29

Jan 072016

Silverado 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact had not experienced a failure prior to having the vehicle repaired for a manufacturer recall concerning the 4 wheel drive function ability. Also, the engine control module was reprogrammed. Shortly after the repair by the dealer, the vehicle manually shifted into 4 wheel drive when in reverse or drive and would not disengage in inclement weather. In addition, the vehicle idled roughly, shuttered, and then stalled. The vehicle was towed to the dealer for further inspection and the battery was replaced. The dealer stated that there was a faulty ground connection under the dash panel. The ground surface was cleaned and the wiring was re-grounded. The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was not available.

- Veneta, OR, USA

problem #28

Nov 272015

Silverado 1500

  • 50,000 miles


The contact owns a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. While driving at approximately 5 mph, the engine stalled and caused the vehicle to crash into a fire hydrant. The vehicle was able to restart. No police report was filed. The contact did not sustain any injuries. The vehicle was towed to a dealer where it was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 50,000.

- Morrisville, IN, USA

problem #27

Mar 042014

Silverado 1500

  • 3,026 miles
While in motion (40 mph) vehicle will start vibrating and check engine light comes on. At times, the vehicle will stall when I slowed down or came to a stop. It happened 3 times. Dealer mechanic discovered it was a loose spark plug cable. It was reconnected 3 times. No permanent fix. Current vehicle miles = 28,000.

- La Verne, CA, USA

problem #26

Jan 012014

Silverado 1500

  • 172 miles
I own a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. While traveling T a a low rate of speed/under 40 mph, there is a sudden loss of power. The vehicle hesitates numerous times and stalls. The vehicle almost shuts off but recovers just before shutting off and the start of losing power the vehicle jumps and stops. Called dealer service department and was told there are no recalls for my vehicle. This problem started almost frome week one after purchase until this date of reporting.

- Brownsville, TN, USA

problem #25

Sep 052015

Silverado 1500

  • 35,000 miles
We own a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Upon traveling a low rate of speed or under 40 mph, there is a sudden loss of power. The vehicle hesitates numerous times and stalled. The vehicle shuts off and there is a loss of power and engine dies. The vehicle was taken to the dealer more than twice, but they were unable to replicate and diagnose the failure. The approximate failure mileage is 35,024.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

problem #24

Nov 202014

Silverado 1500

  • 10,733 miles


Purchased a new 1500 in may of 2014 and a few months later noticed the engine has a random miss both while driving as well as at idle. Will experience a significant jerk and will also hesitate to pick up speed shortly after experiencing the jerk. I have reported this problem to Chevrolet on numerous occasions, but only have 4 invoices (from 11/20/14-8/26/15) with the complaint listed. Each time Chevrolet stated no problem found or present except for the most recent invoice dated Aug. 26, 2015 in which after Chevrolet service manager became involved because I complained about an unresolved issue, he did state that the problem was noticed by a "senior service technician" and since no code was present to diagnose or correct the problem, GM was contacted. Was told by the service manager that GM stated "they are aware of the concern but as yet have not formulated a repair." I am presently still experiencing the issue, but since GM has not "formulated a repair" for an issue that they are unsure of the cause and in which they feel "is not a safety issue" I am driving a vehicle that could stall at any given time. Be sure each complaint is documented via invoice number and make sure what you are told via phone and or in person is what is stated on the invoice.

- Longview, TX, USA

problem #23

Jun 052015

Silverado 1500

  • 10,000 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Upon traveling a low rate of speed or under 40 mph, there was a sudden loss of power. The vehicle hesitated numerous times and stalled. There was an internal short, which caused the instrument panel gauges and lights to flicker. The vehicle shut off and back on randomly. The vehicle was taken to the dealer more than twice, but they were unable to replicate and diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and provided no remedy. The approximate failure mileage was 10,000.

- Mobile, AL, USA

problem #22

Jun 192014

Silverado 1500

  • 800 miles
I purchased the vehicle, brand new in may of 2014. The first malfunction of the vehicle was June 19 2014. The steering wheel, ignition, and cylinder remained locked and I was restrained from starting vehicle I contacted Chevrolet roadside assistance in which they were no assistance.I was able to start car after aprox 30min. The second malfunction was in March 2015. My truck turned off while driving on the freeway in the fast lane causing loss of power steering, speed and all functions of the vehicle. Onstar and highway patrol were contacted and highway patrol assisted in pushing vehicle to the shoulder. The third incident was July 30. Immediately after taking my truck into paradise Chevrolet for an oil change. A gas attendee noticed I was leaking oil. The oil cap had not been tightened causing oil leakage. The most recent event was August 11,2015. My vehicle turned off once again while being driven on the highway with my husband and five month old daughter in it, causing loss of power steering, speed and all functions of the truck. The vehicle did restart aprox.20min after.however, when restarted the truck made a noticeably shakey motion. Both events in which the vehicle turned off while driving were followed shortly after paradise Chevrolet of ventura ca "upgraded software", without my knowledge. Both times I went in for an oil change and I was informed after the fact that they had upgraded software/ preformed a "recall".

- Oxnard, CA, USA

problem #21

May 072014

Silverado 1500

  • 0 miles
2014 Silverado shakes at various speeds. Has been a problem since the date of purchase and have been told by the dealership that there was nothing they could do to fix it. There have been complaints of this happening on the vehicle dating back to Oct. 2013, GM has been aware that the vehicle shakes and that has not been a recall issued. Dealerships are still selling the truck knowing that there has been numerous problems reported.

- Stanford, KY, USA

problem #20

Aug 052014

Silverado 1500

  • 17,000 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The contact stated that the driveshaft and steering column was repaired twice. The contact stated that the dealer also had to have the motor mounts replaced. The contact stated that the steering failed again and the vehicle could not be turned. The vehicle also had a vibration coming from the front end of the vehicle. The vehicle was given two sets of new tires and both sets failed. The failures occurred ever since the vehicle was purchased. The vehicle had not been repaired. The failure mileage was 17,000. Updated 7/29/15

- Grannett City, IL, USA

problem #19

May 302014

Silverado 1500

  • 10,000 miles
While traveling with the vehicle cruise control set at 45mph the vehicle dropped from 6 cylinders to 4 cylinders. When the vehicle was in 4 cylinder mode and it had to accelerate the entire passenger compartment started to violently vibrate (sorry but that??S the best description I can give) almost lost control of the vehicle. This is a recurring problem Chevrolet so far has changed the tires, realigned the catalytic converter, replaced the exhaust clamps, attempted to replace the entire exhaust system. None of these have yet to resolve the problem. This occurs at all speeds with or without cruise control engaged.

- Newport News, VA, USA

problem #18

Apr 022014

Silverado 1500 4WD 6-cyl

  • miles
2014 Chevy Silverado consumer stated the vehicle was leaking oil

- Reading, PA, USA

problem #17

Nov 062014

Silverado 1500 8-cyl

  • 18,316 miles
The vehicle was serviced at landers Chevrolet, benton, ar 72015, on 10/30/14. The dealership changed the oil. On November 6, 2014, the engine stopped while being driven down the street at a rate of 35 mph. The vehicle was towed to the dealership. The dealership refused to replace the vehicle under warranty. The service manager states that the back tires are worn which indicates abuse. GM was contacted several times and every time we have contacted them, the representatives have stated that the tires have nothing to do with the engine and the engine is under warranty and has to be replaced. GM then contacted the dealership, and the dealership contacted me and told me that their GM rep. Stated that he did not have to replace the engine due to the tires. We contacted GM again and when the representative called us back, they stated that they are not going to replace the engine under warranty based on the dealership.

- Benton, AR, USA

problem #16

Nov 072014

Silverado 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 1,312 miles
Truck engine completely shut off while driving in normal traffic. Coasted to side of the road and restarted the truck. Check engine light was on solid. Took to a Chevrolet dealer who refused to work on it but told me the 3 codes showing related to the camshaft. Drove the truck home and it felt like it was misfiring as it was jerking around the entire time. Chevrolet had it towed to another dealer who said, again, there is nothing wrong. Told them this is a clear safety issue and the dealers are just clearing the codes because they do not want to take on the warranty work. Awaiting resolution from General Motors. They told me for now, I just need to drive it until it happens again.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #15

Jan 152014

Silverado 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 4,545 miles
1.average gas mileage between 10 to 12mpg on freeway which is nowhere near what was shown on the sticker. not working/locks up, constant system errors, and display screen going black or green at random. 3.mylink system not working correctly, won't take voice commands & shows error messages on screen. The computer will completely lock up & become unresponsive until restart. 4.navigation system screen turns solid grey & locks up at random. 5.backup camera is coming on & the screen then turns black while at freeway speeds in drive, shows error messages. 6.lane departure system not working/detecting driver's side lines on road when crossed. 7.driver and passenger's front seats feel loose at mounting brackets while driving (rocks back and forth). 8.heated/cooled seats not cooling. 9.transmission not shifting correctly, misses gears on acceleration; constant slips & clunks┐Ł from powertrain while at road speed. 10.transmission/torque converter won't disengage from engine properly when braking & pushes the truck under engine power, to a stop at random times. The ECM/tcm is having communication errors or problems causing hazardous conditions to present themselves at random unpredictable intervals to drivers. 11.engine misses/stalls when making sharp turns at random: Fails to accelerate when merging into oncoming freeway traffic or turning out of parking lots. Again, the ECM/tcm is having some sort of software communication error which is causing hazardous conditions to present themselves at random unpredictable intervals to drivers. Freeway merging with oncoming traffic or out of a parking lot into oncoming traffic without the ability to accelerate the vehicle is an extremely hazardous condition not only to the passengers of the unresponsive vehicle but to the passengers/drivers in the oncoming traffic. -truck just bought back by GM at our loss.

- Roseville, CA, USA

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