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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 072001

Silverado 3500

  • miles


Rear bumper assembly bubbled on top when involved in a low speed accident. Wher econsumer was backing up at less than 5 mph, and another consumer was pulling out. Manufacturer stated that bumper met or exceeded standards. Consumer felt that damage would have been far more severe in event of a high speed impact, and was concerned about safety and effectiveness of bumper. Please provide any additional information/attachments/photographs.

- Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

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