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6.3

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,644 miles

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 accessories - interior problems

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 152003

Silverado 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,140 miles

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

Constant wind noise from hood hinge flaps and top windshield seal at 50 and above. Also driver door seal squeals. I repaired the flapping noises myself after the dealer tried 6 times and said it was my bug deflector. The door seal was replaced after 6 trips and is worse now than then. I repaired this as well as I could. They replaced 1 of 3 seals. After 6 visits for my Goodyear tires (nothing found wrong again) they decide to replace them. It took 2 weeks to get tires and then they replaced 2. the trans is clunker and has computer software issues causing shifting problems and dealer can not duplicate. The computer thinks it is ok so no codes will be stored. I also pointed out the GM tsb's to them on this problem. I may as well go to the zoo for service at least I get to expect poor service from wild animals. I wrote the vp of GM and he responded to me and forwarded my letter to vp of sales and service. Went back for repairs and still have same problems and the new tires with 1000 miles are bad just like the others. $38,000 piece of junk with $3 hr monkeys repairing it. What a joke, they can have this truck back since there is nothing wrong with it. I was also refused service two times by my local dealer because I bought it else where. Service manager said: "you are not our loyal customer and if we decide to service you, you go behind our loyal customers, reguardless of order". I think he may be looking for other employment now that the vp called me to discuss my concerns, but that is still against the law and the GM contract. Think I am going to just get a horse and when it stops working just shoot it.

- Covington, GA, USA

problem #1

Jun 152003

Silverado 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 13,148 miles
First time:main computer failed. Second time:stalling, running rough, boggs down and makes loud noise, mis-fire in #5 & #6 cilander.A/C not working.not fixed. Third time: Everything same as second time and engine light now coming on.not fixed. Fourth time:all lights on dash come on and all messages appearing on message board.not fixed. After computer changed truck preformed unsatisfactory and is still unsatisfactory. All having to do with computer. Told it is a random problem that is hard to detect and may not ever be fixed.

- Brunswick, ME, USA

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