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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
109,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Owner Comments

problem #8

Jan 202015

Silverado 3500

  • 57,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. While driving approximately 50 mph, the vehicle stalled and the check engine and the ses warning lights illuminated. The vehicle was restarted. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and stated that the VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 07V521000 (engine and engine cooling). The failure mileage was 57,000......updated 03-03-15

- Fulton, NY, USA

problem #7

Dec 012014

Silverado 3500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. The contact stated that while driving approximately 10 mph attempting to engage the brakes, there was an abnormal noise coming from the brakes. The contact stated that the ABS failed and no warning lights illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 69,000. Updated 04/13/15 the consumer stated the crankshaft sensor sensor needed to be replaced. Updated 11/12/2015

- Hoagland , IN, USA

problem #6

Jan 012005

Silverado 3500 8-cyl

  • 10,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 10,000. Updated 04/16/15

- Visalia, CA, USA

problem #5

Apr 112012

Silverado 3500 8-cyl

  • 198,000 miles

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

I was hit head on in my 2001 Chevy dual wheel truck, both vehicles were traveling approx 40/50mph, my truck shut off on impact. My air bags and seat belts did not work. I had a neck injury and need an operation.

- Edgewater, MD, USA

problem #4

Jun 302014

Silverado 3500 6-cyl

  • 85,000 miles
Driving down I25 in Colorado truck simply quit running was able to restart after pulling over to side of hwy. Has happened multiple times since, often twice a day, one or two time going to work and the same going home. Very often the truck restarts right away, but sometimes it has to set for several minutes before it will restart. The engine quitting problem has happened at various speeds from hwy speeds to slow city driving. It has also happened at times when leaving a stop light or stop sign.

- Northglenn, CO, USA

problem #3

Jul 032012

Silverado 3500

  • 190,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact was driving approximately 60 mph when the vehicle suddenly stalled. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 190,000.

- Elgin, TX, USA

problem #2

Mar 032014

Silverado 3500

  • 74,000 miles
The contact owns 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact stated that while driving approximately 10 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was able to be restarted. The failure was recurring. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who diagnosed that the crank sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign id number: 07V521000 (engine and engine cooling) but did not confirm if the vehicle was included in the recall. The approximate failure mileage was 74,000.

- Marion, VT, USA

problem #1

Sep 172013

Silverado 3500

  • 189,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact stated that while driving 60 mph, the vehicle stalled with the illumination of the check engine warning light. The failure recurred on several occasions. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnosis where it was stated that the crank shaft sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 189,000.

- Nashville, TN, USA

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