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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,000 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 steering problems

steering problem

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 282003

Silverado 3500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 13,000 miles


Rack&pinion steering was leaking and causing rapid/uneven front tire wear at 13000 replaced with remanufactured part that is now leaking again at 18000 mi. And is now making growling refused to align vehicle or replace either badly worn tire. Defective rack & pinion caused loss of power steering fluid creating danger of loss of steering had it not been discovered.

- Indio, CA, USA

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