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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,667 miles

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 lights problems

lights problem

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 282004

Silverado 3500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 32,000 miles


When braking at any speed brake pedal would go to the floor, and there would be extended stopping distance. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem. ABS displayed brake system failure. The consumer stated that the brakes failed on inclines. The consumer stated that there was an electrical short. The odometer failed and added extra mileage. The tires started separating after 300 miles. The radio became hot and shorted out. The air conditioner shorted out. The consumer stated that the new vehicle checklist was not filled out nor reviewed with him. The consumer stated that the engine knocks. The consumers fingers were burned by the radio after it got hot. The consumer stated that he heard a growling noise in the power steering. The consumer heard a buzzing noise in the transmission. The consumer had to use the emergency brake to stop the vehicle coming down a hill. The right headlight went out and turned black. The headlight was replaced with the wrong high beam light. The cd player will not take the cd. The speedometer will only go to 20 mph at times.

- North Little Rock, AR, USA

problem #2

Feb 262004

Silverado 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While turning right or left consumer can't see the sides of the road due to poor headlight visibility at night. Dealer indicated it would cost $100 to inspect the vehicle at consumer's expense.

- Cotopaxi, CO, USA

problem #1

Nov 012002

Silverado 3500

  • miles
The head lights were designed improperly.

- Poynette, WI, USA

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