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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1997 Chevrolet Silverado brakes problems

brakes problem

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1997 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #5

Oct 252000

Silverado

  • miles

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

While driving at low speeds, when brakes are applied they don't hold. Then theirs a knocking noise and brakes will engage. The dealership cannot fix the problem.

- Flushing, MI, USA

problem #4

Aug 162002

(reported on)

Silverado

  • miles
While the consumer was applying brakes, the brake pedal goes to the floor. Took the vehicle to the dealer three times, and the dealer stated the brakes were performing as designed.

- Upper Lake, CA, USA

problem #3

Aug 012002

Silverado 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When slowing down to a stop there's a grinding noise, brake pedal goes down further than normal, but will stop. Problem is intermittent.

- Evansville, IN, USA

problem #2

Aug 012002

Silverado

  • miles
While traveling on the highway brake pedal went all the way down to the floor. Dealership is aware of problem.

- Germantown, WI, USA

problem #1

Nov 011996

Silverado 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
There is intermittent brake failure, pedal will go to floor. Consumer feels problem is rear ABS brakes. Vehicle taken to dealer 3 times, cannot duplicate problem, cannot remedy. Consumer states he can not haul his trailer or haul any large loads because of faulty rear brakes, the front shoes have been replaced with lifetime brake pads twice and the rear ones look brand new.

- Reserve, NM, USA

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