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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,000 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.

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid brakes problems

brakes problem

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 302007

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 10,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The contact stated that at 10,000 miles, whenever the brakes were applied, the vehicle would shake and increase stopping distance. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealership where the brakes pads and rotors were replaced. The failure occurred again at 29,000 miles and the vehicle was taken to the dealership where the brakes pads and rotors were replaced again. At 32,500 miles, the brakes failed again and a crash occurred as a result. The contact was injured and a police report filed. The vehicle was taken to a repair shop where the insurance company representative informed the contact the brake caliper was locked, the wrist pin was rusted and the rotor was cracked. The failure mileage was approximately 10,000. The current mileage was approximately 32,600.

- Ivydale, WV, USA

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