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5.9

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,000 miles

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 092009

Silverado 2500

  • 14,000 miles

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

Excessive rear tire pressure in tires on rear axle causes loss of traction and the rear end to skid out in wet conditions. 80 psi is fine for heavy loads, but on a empty pick-up it causes a small tire contact service area. I have easily corrected the problem by reducing the rear tire psi to 50 psi which solves the problem and still is more than needed for a 2900 lb load the problem is this turns on the TPMS light making it useless. I have seen more than one O these pick-ups loose controlandrollover as a result of this excessive tire psi on unloaded pick-up trucks that had 80 psi in them.

- Tacoma, WA, USA

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