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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,368 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.

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 112003

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,368 miles


Purchased a new 2004 Chevrolet Silverado Z71. The four wheel drive select panel failed. Returned the vehicle to sandy sansing Chevrolet pensacola, Florida dealer for repair. The service manager stated Chevrolet could not fix the problem for two to five months because the problem is a computer software defect. Upon further research the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado has the same problem. The research and development at Chevrolet knew there computer software had a defect when making this vehicle was made available for the consumer. Chevrolet should replace these defective vehicles.

- Navarre, FL, USA

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