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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,291 miles

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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid miscellaneous problems

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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #20

Jun 162015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • miles


On both the passenger and drivers side, the dashboard is cracked. On the passenger side the crack is located near the airbag and in the middle on the drivers side near the hump.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #19

Nov 172014

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 44,000 miles
2011 Chevy Silverado lt with a cracked dash on the drivers side and by the airbag. Always have a sun screen over dash during the day and in the garage when at home.

- Shreveport, LA, USA

problem #18

Jan 272016

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 89,000 miles
Dashboard around passenger airbag is splitting as many other are. In the event of an accident that would cause stress on the dash from abrupt airbag inflation, plastic could become shrapnel and cause serious injury or death.

- Jonesboro, AR, USA

problem #17

Sep 152015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 38,000 miles


I have a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 and the dash board is cracking around the passenger side air bag. I have taken this to my GM dealer and the service manager took photos and told me that he would get back to me but has not. I have made numerous attempts to try and get him to help me with getting this repaired through GM and he shows no concern. Vehicle has sustained to impact that would cause this.

- Portland, TN, USA

problem #16

Aug 312015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 50,000 miles
I have a 2011 Silverado 1500 and about 6 months ago my dash around the passenger air bag started to crack. I now have 2 cracks and the area feels loose which worries me that in case of a accident with airbag deployment on the passanger side, that this could impair the safety and design for its purpose.

- Fort Worth, TX, USA

problem #15

Dec 162015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 50,000 miles
The truck had less than 50,000 miles when we noticed a crack in the dash running from the upper left corner of the air bag cover and the defroster vent. I know several other trucks with this same issue. It appears to be a design flaw. I went to the local dealer and he estimated it would take nearly $1,000 to fix. I wonder if this crack would be negatively influenced if the air bag ever inflates causing more damage or injury.

- Pryor, OK, USA

problem #14

Feb 122016

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • miles


Dash has cracked around top left corner of airbag have not yet gone to the dealer but after reading the many complaints I'm will get line with the other loyal Chevrolet customers and wait for a answer

- Metairie, LA, USA

problem #13

Aug 122015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • miles
The dash bord in my truck has a crack next to the air bag which am scare is going to be a safe issue and this I noticed when the truck had about 45000 miles

- Liberty, TX, USA

problem #12

Dec 022015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 47,000 miles
Myself as well as many others dash's are cracking randomly in our Chevrolet Silverado pickups. Mine is cracked just to the upper left of the passenger airbag. I have reached out to GM and they have acknowledged an issue have offered to pay $590 towards the repair. I am not satisfied with that and there are several other thousand people that have the same issue with the same results or worse. I would really like to see GM be held accountable for this as I believe this is an safety concern with the passenger airbag deploying in an emergency. There is a facebook page with several thousand members dedicated to this matter it is named "07-13 GM cracked dash safety hazard for all trucks"

- Fort Scott, KS, USA

problem #11

Jul 072013

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 39,000 miles
Dash cracked over air bag.

- Arlington, TN, USA

problem #10

Oct 012015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 41,000 miles


Takata recall the dash in my 2011 Chevrolet pickup suddenly cracked. It is cracked in the corner of the passenger airbag I ask my Chevrolet dealer and they said it wasn't covered under the warranty. I have heard of several GM owners that have thw same problem. The venicle was not in motion. This vehicle has not been exposed to extended peroids of sunshine or hot weather. The vhicle is normally kept in my garage when not in use. Photos could be privided but I do not know how to do it.

- Oakland, TN, USA

problem #9

Nov 262015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 70,000 miles
Started hearing noise from dash on highway upon further inspection notice cracks on dashboard on passenger side around air bag

- Pope, MS, USA

problem #8

Apr 012015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • miles
Dashboard crack near passenger airbag. Safety issue in my opinion. Numerous other complaints not vehicle specific. Many Chevrolet dashboard issues. Facebook page dedicated to GM crack dash issues

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #7

Sep 012015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 70,000 miles
Cracked dashboard

- Brownsville, TN, USA

problem #6

Oct 012015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • miles
My dash is cracking around the passenger airbag and above the instrument cluster. I am concerned that the cracked areas could come loose and become a projectile. The engine is also burning oil badly and could shut down while driving

- Wamego, KS, USA

problem #5

Oct 202015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 72,000 miles
I was driving on njtp my daughter was following behind me and calls me (handsfree) saying my brake lights are on. So I tap my brakes a few times then pull up on oedal and lights go off then my cc started workimg same time my stabiltrac idiot light comes on to get it serviced so make appt and they find no problem with stabiltrac and tell me im drineing with foot on the brake.however I did some checking and if I step on my brakes let off at times my brake lights stay on. Ive al so noticed when I auto start brake lights stay on.englewood Chevy says its my bad driving habits 2 foot driver I say faulty vehicle is there a state Agency to verify its the vehicle. Ive tried emailing service dept but no reply. Just last week in New York post was a story of a lady who for what ever reason lost her legs due to some kind of problem with the stabiltrac.I do not want to be a stat on this.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #4

Oct 052015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 41,000 miles
The dash has a crack in it. 2011 Chevy Silverado 42,000 miles. The dash should not have a crack in it. This is a problem General Motors knows about and will not recall this problem!! if the passenger air bag was deployed parts from the dash will fly apart causing serious injury!!

- Portland, TN, USA

problem #3

Aug 012015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 80,000 miles
Cracked dashboard on passenger side of truck where passenger airbag is stored.

- Pollock, LA, USA

problem #2

Sep 012015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 67,500 miles
The driver side door handle completely broke and now my door will not open. This is a real problem with several Chevrolet models my wife also has a 08 Tahoe and all four handles have been replaced and the driver side has pulled loose again. For the price we have to pay for our vehicles we should be getting a better product.

- Cookeville , TN, USA

problem #1

Jul 202014

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 60,500 miles
Backed into hay rake

- Washington, DC, USA

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