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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
91,200 miles

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 suspension problems

suspension problem

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 302010

Silverado 3500

  • 91,200 miles


The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact took the vehicle to a local repair facility to have the tires rotated when he was informed that the entire lower ball joint assembly was defective and the caliper and brake pads were loose and flopping around. The mechanic refused to repair the vehicle because of the severity of problem. The contact drove the vehicle to an authorized dealer but was told that it could not be inspected until the following week. The contact had not called the manufacturer when the complaint was filed. The vehicle was not repaired. The current and failure mileages were approximately 91,200.

- Kirksville, MO, USA

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