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8.3

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,000 miles

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 202005

Silverado 3500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,000 miles

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

At 30 mph in 4 wheel drive, on a snowpacked road, something in the front differential broke and caused the front end to lock up. This sent the vehicle into an uncontrollabe slide into the ditch. Fortunately there were no obstacles to collide with. Vehicle would not operate in 4 wheel drive but would operate in 2 wheel drive. Had this happened at 50 mph on a mountain road, deaths would have occured. It is time that General Motors deals with this problem.

- Whitefish, MT, USA

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