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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
68,000 miles

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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

Oct 122010

Silverado 3500

  • 68,000 miles


The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact stated that while driving 5 mph, there was a loud noise and the spare tire fell from under the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who stated that the contact would be responsible for the part that would hold the spare tire up. The contact repaired the vehicle. The current and failure mileages were approximately 68,000.

- West Bloomfield , MI, USA

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