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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
70,000 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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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid windows / windshield problems

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 292008

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 70,000 miles


At first #5 on heater quit working. Some times it worked other times it would not. I noticed a glow under the dash and smelled burnt plastic. I checked things out the connector had melted and glowed when the heater was on. It threw sparks when I switched to the 5 position. The blower still worked even though it was about to catch fire, why doesn't it blow a fuse? this is not safe. Lucky I keep my truck clean and don't have carpet, it would have probably caught fire.

- Wabash, IN, USA

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