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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
68,082 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #4

Jan 292014

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • 134,000 miles


Brake line burst do to rust. Had vehicle towed and found all the brakelines very bad. Also the fuel lines are rotted with the return line leaking fuel. I had 1 rear brake line replaced in 2012 which was also rusted out.

- North Olmsted, OH, USA

problem #3

Nov 192012

Silverado 2500

  • 75,000 miles
After noticing a gas leak, I asked my father to drive my truck to the dealership for repair. When he put the truck into reverse he had no brakes and had to use the emergency brake before rolling into my mother's car behind him. Upon inspection by the dealership, all of my brake lines and gas lines were badly rusted and had to be replaced. Upon research I found this problem quite widespread and expensive, not to mention the critical safety issues involved. I do want to know that Chevrolet/GM is concerned about our safety and is addressing this problem.

- Beacon, NY, USA

problem #2

Aug 012003

Silverado 2500

  • 25,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500. The contact stated that there was a fuel leak causing the vehicle to smoke abnormally. The dealer repaired the defect numerous times, but the failure continuously recurred. The manufacturer was notified, but denied any assistance with repairs to the vehicle. The failure mileage was 25,000 and the current mileage was 196,000.

- Princeville, IL, USA

problem #1

Feb 232005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 38,327 miles
2003 Chevrolet Silverado experiencing problems with the gas gauge and the speedometer. The speedometer needle became stuck and would not return to zero. The dealer replaced the cluster. The gas gauge was inaccurate which caused the vehicle to run out of gas. The gauge indicated that there was 1/4 tank of fuel remaining. The dealer replaced the fuel module assembly.

- Dallas, GA, USA

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