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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
77,600 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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2005 Chevrolet Express body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2005 Chevrolet Express Owner Comments

problem #5

Jul 202006


  • 23,000 miles


Paint peeling off, has been for years.

- Wesley Chapel, FL, USA

problem #4

May 152013

Express 8-cyl

  • 92,000 miles
Paint peeling on roof gutter and door around windows.

- Scottsdale, AZ, USA

problem #3

Jul 262013

Express 8-cyl

  • miles
Passenger side double door hinges got so tight that they snapped the hinge. No lube would loosen prior to breaking. This week the right door exact same thing. Hinge snapped. The original hinges are defective and are unable to be lubed. They know they have a problem because the new ones are made with grease fittings. I just looked on line at a forum and there are several listings for the same problem for years.

- Manchester, NH, USA

problem #2

Jun 072012


  • 89,000 miles
Paint is simply peeling flaking away by hand and I only wash it by hand its terrible and 80% of the vans I see in Florida are the come nothing gets done Chevy should paint these trucks for free and honor the brand I guess I will sell loose lots of money and buy a more reliable Ford.

- Boca Raton, FL, USA

problem #1

Aug 102007


  • 184,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Express 3500. The contact stated that the side door hinges were collecting moisture and causing them to rust, making the door inoperable. The contact called the manufacturer regarding the failure and the manufacturer advised that there were no recalls regarding the door hinges. The contact stated the rear side door does not open and could cause a major safety issue. The failure mileage as 184,000.

- Plainfield, IN, USA

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