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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,000 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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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 172004

Silverado 2500

  • 7,000 miles


While driving at 50 mph consumer pressed the gas pedal, but vehicle would not accelerate. Consumer could hear a whistling sound coming from the engine. Dealer examined the vehicle, and informed the consumer that a new transmission was needed. On another occasion vehicle would not go into 2nd gear or reverse. Another transmission was replaced. On yet another occasion the solenoid and wiring harness were replaced, and the computer was reprogrammed. Finally, another transmission was replaced.

- Saint Louis, MO, USA

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