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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,000 miles

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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 exhaust system problems

exhaust system problem

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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 282009

Silverado 2500

  • 12,000 miles


GM 2008 Silverado 2500 series. Twelve thousand vehicle miles, vehicle was a total loss. Thermal event vehicle claim number (71-737328910), esis group tracking number 675794. Vehicle's engine compartment caught fire while sitting idling. Exact cause of fire undetermined at this time, event happened on Jun 28, 2009. Bankruptcy court ruled on June 30, 2009 that the new GM coming out of bankruptcy was not responsible for any prior actions of the corporation.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

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