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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,000 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 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 012005

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • miles


Rear seatbelt does not lock during normal use. Sb 05-09-40-002E id# 10037184. NHTSA #05V163000. 2nd row center seatbelt not safe.

- Loves Park, IL, USA

problem #1

Jul 102003

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 80,000 miles
My wife's 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 extended cab pick-up truck was hit forcefully from behind, driving her vehicle into the vehicle in front of her. She had her seatbelt on, but she still struck the steering wheel with her face - causing a broken nose and severe bruising. It appears the seat frame bent enough to allow her move forward. The seat had to be replaced during the repair process. She is not a heavy person (5 ft 9 in tall and 125 lbs). I contend that having the seatbelt anchored to seat frame provides insufficient structural support.

- Houston, TX, USA

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