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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,000 miles

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 miscellaneous problems

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Owner Comments

problem #4

Dec 182010

Silverado 3500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles


2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. Attorney writes on behalf of clients in regards to negligent driver collision the attorney stated the driver of a tractor trailer, drove off the emergency lane into his clients lane of travel resulting in a very severe collision, because his client was unable to avoid running into the rear of his tractor trailer. The attorney believed the driver was talking on his cell phone and was improperly located in the emergency lane and did not signal that he was about to enter back into the lane of travel. As a direct and proximate result, his clients suffered significant injuries.

- Lexington, SC, USA

problem #3

Nov 012011

Silverado 3500 8-cyl

  • 40,000 miles
Tachometer, speedometer and temperature gauge failures.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #2

May 232011

Silverado 3500

  • miles
Reckless driving - I was driven off the road on purpose by an aggressive driver. It was a car and a half in front of the driver when I yielded to the car on my left prior to condensing into one lane. The vehicle behind us speed up to block me from merging and drove me onto the shoulder. He was driving an olson construction vehicle with Missouri plates [xxx]. looked like he was in his 40's and had blond hair with tattoos. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Olathe, KS, USA

problem #1

Feb 092009

Silverado 3500

  • 28,000 miles
There is a rattling transmitted through the steering wheel and heard and felt by the driver. It is especially noticeable during low speed driving as well as when turning or driving over rough terrain. It has been identified by GM in a technical service bulletin (tsb number 06-02-3-0056, issue date 1-20-06, cause inadequate lubrication on steering intermediate shaft) for various years of GM trucks. I believe this is an accident waiting to happen and a recall should be made.

- Boulder City, NV, USA

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