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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,185 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.

2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #4

Jan 102007

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,540 miles


Brake rotors were completely rusted and warped- vehicle with 10,500 miles and less than 3 years old.

- Latrobe, PA, USA

problem #3

Dec 142006

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,900 miles
Rear brake rotors rusted and pads only making 1/2" contact on inboard side of rotors on 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500 hd with less than 11,000 miles. GM fix is to turn rotors instead of replacing with rotors that don't rust this quickly.

- Corning, NY, USA

problem #2

Sep 072006

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 13,000 miles
: the contact stated the vehicle had been to the dealership on 5 occasions for brake repairs. The vehicle vibrated and pulsated when the brake pedal was depressed and the front end of the vehicle shook. The first time, the rotors were cut and the pads were shaved. The second time, the rotors were cut and the pads were replaced. The third time, the rotors were cut and the pads were shaved. The fourth time on 8-15-06, the rotors were cut and the pads were either shaved or replaced. On 8-19-06, the vehicle vibrated again and the brake pedal pulsated when depressed. The contact took the vehicle back on 8-25-06. The dealership test drove the vehicle, but did not inspect the brakes and could not duplicate the problem. Upon inspecting the rotors, the contact noticed grooves in the rotors within 500 miles of the last time the rotors were cut.

- Dalton, PA, USA

problem #1

Jul 212006

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 34,300 miles
: the contact stated about every 6,000-7,000 miles, when the pressure is applied to the brake, the front end shakes badly. The first three times the vehicle was taken to the dealership where the brake pads were resurfaced. The last time the front brake pads and rotors were replaced. The problem has recurred.

- Woodinville, WA, USA

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