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Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid exhaust system problems

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 062007

Silverado 1500 Hybrid 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Evap emission failure.

- Hialeah, FL, USA

problem #1

Apr 162007

Silverado 1500 Hybrid 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Continuing problem with loss of acceleration/power but only when it is not raining or when the humidity is below 95%. this results in poor fuel economy. I also witnessed the evap purge solenoid making unusual/loud knocking sounds. Been to dealer 6 times for this performance issue. The only code found was for defective evap canister. It ran better but did not fix it. With my scanner, it takes almost a week to finish system testing on the evap circuit where it only takes one warm-up and cool-down to finish testing on all the other circuits. My suspicion is that the evap purge solenoid needs to be replaced. I'm tired of paying $100 diagnostic fees to be told "there's nothing wrong with the truck". I know better since I've driven and worked on my own trucks for more than 20 years now.

- Sapulpa, OK, USA

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