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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,000 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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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 272009

Silverado 3500

  • 20,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado. While idling at a stop sign he heard a thumping sound from under the vehicle. Simultaneously the vehicle began to jerk forward. The vehicle was taken to the dealership and he was informed that the transmission needed to be lubricated. The current and failure mileages were 20000.

- Venier, CA, USA

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