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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,892 miles

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado engine problems

engine problem

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #5

Jan 312001

Silverado 4WD

  • miles


Engine light stays on;motor roars;in shop 5 times;replaced fuel injectors, fuel filter, fuel injectors again, replaced gaskets, O-rings, brake line, etc. Because they said there was water in gas tank causing the problem. Service engine lights stays on, motor still making noise, 200 miles from being out of warrenty. This problem has continued for 7,000 miles and going on 7 months. Cannot leave town in my new truck, cannot get withing 30 miles of home, stays parked in yard. This vehicle is a piece of made in the usa trash. Lemon?

- Sidon, MS, USA

problem #4

May 312001

(reported on)

Silverado 4WD

  • miles
Engine noise, valve ticking at low speed or after sitting for short period of time. Chevrolet says it knows about the problem but has now fix. 2001 Silverado's with new head design do not have same problem.

- Lees Summit, MO, USA

problem #3

Feb 162001


  • miles
When accelerating about 1700 RPM engine will sound like a diesel engine when it is a gasoline engine. Dealer stated that noise was coming from balance shaft.

- Bolton, MA, USA

problem #2

Sep 212000

Silverado 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving vehicle between 40-45mph, it would make a roaring noise. Sometimes vehicle would vibrate or shake. Most noticeable after 40mph. Been in contact with dealership & informed no solution to problem. Engineers are working on problem. Also informed consumer that sound was because engine was near transmission.

- Canandaigua, NY, USA

problem #1

Nov 012000


  • miles
When accelerating gently truck has a flatness and stalls out. Then, there is a vibration to it. Was told by dealer that there is a problem with these 5.3 voltec engines and transmission combination.

- Chicago, IL, USA

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