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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,414 miles

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2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #8

Jun 032015

Silverado 2500

  • 51,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado. While driving 55 mph on the highway, the contact smelled an abnormal odor coming from under the vehicle. The contact pulled over to the side of the road. The contact opened the hood and noticed flames. The flames extinguished itself after 15 minutes. The contact proceeded to drive the vehicle once it cooled down. The contact discovered transmission oil leaking and stated that the transmission gear was slipping from each gear. The vehicle became inoperable and was towed to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the transmission line needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 51,000.

- Prentiss, MN, USA

problem #7

Nov 142014

Silverado 2500

  • 55,000 miles
This truck is less than 4 years in my ownership (bought new). This winter I saw red dots in the snow and low and behold the transmission lines are leaking. A $300 bill not covered under warrantee. Seems the rubber ends do not like cold weather but yet they are allowed to sell this vehicle in a state with cold weather. I have also had the air-conditioning compressor give out and it was not covered under warranty a $1000 repair. I have also had the bumper replace because it rusted through in the first years, at least it was covered under warrantee.

- Clio, MI, USA

problem #6

Feb 272015

Silverado 2500

  • 38,000 miles
Check engine warning light came on then immediately lost all engine power completely stalled), electrical (except headlights), power steering, power brakes. Engine would not restart after vehicle stopped (went into walk home mode), not even the horn would work! after about 20 minutes, the engine would restart and I could drive home, but with the check engine light on. I took the truck to the dealership the next day. The reprogrammed the main computer. After a few days, it happened again! took the truck back to the dealer. They said they would need to order a new computer, they reprogrammed the defective computer again and said they would call when the new one was in. The same condition repeated itself a few more times before the new computer came in and they replaced it. No problems since. I consider loosing all power in a turn onto an interstate rather dangerous! the dealership confided my experience was not at all unusual with these vehicles.

- Pennellville, NY, USA

problem #5

Feb 172015

Silverado 2500

  • 46,075 miles

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

The contact owns a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact stated that after inspecting the vehicle, it was discovered that there was fluid leaking under the front of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The technician diagnosed that the transmission lines and transmission fluid needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 46,075.

- Saginaw, MI, USA

problem #4

Jun 302014

Silverado 2500

  • 35,741 miles
I went to park the truck the steering was hard and the engine almost died. I took the truck to montgomery. Chevorlet, louisville ky. 40213. They said that the throttle body needed cleaning. I paid $220.77 to have it cleaned. It didn't help. The steering is the same as before. Im still driving it. Jan.2, 2015.

- Louisville, KY, USA

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problem #3

Apr 072014

Silverado 2500

  • 50,000 miles
6 spd transmission cooling lines leaking at hose crimp by radiator. May cause a fire under hood because tranny oil is coating lines all the way back by exhaust manifold.

- Ankeny, IA, USA

problem #2

Jul 152013

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 60,900 miles
Truck was shifting up and down at low speeds noticed that the transmission cooler lines where leaking. Towed truck to dealer when I noticed that transmission oil was leaking onto exhaust pipe. This was a very dangerous situation where the truck could go on fire. Transmission had seal failure in which it was rebuilt at dealer. Transmission rebuilt was covered under warranty but cooler lines where not.

- Woburn, MA, USA

problem #1

Sep 302010

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • 2,600 miles
Engine, powertrain and electrical shut down, fuel shows empty when full, has happened nine times while at speed. Have to coast to stop where ever room can be found, turn key to off and wait then restart.

- Ortonville, MI, USA

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