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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,112 miles

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado miscellaneous problems

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #5

Jun 012015


  • miles


Contact own a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado, whiledriving atapproximated 55 mph, the brake pedalwas depressed in a panic siituation and the pedalwent straight to the floor board. 8bf

- Sumter, SC, USA

problem #4

Jul 242014

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
Frame rust enough to void inspection. Rust noticed within a year after purchase. Vehicle now fails inspection. I have another older GM vehicle housed in the same place, driven in the same area with double the mileage and three years older without this issue. I feel it is design/materials issue.

- Acton, ME, USA

problem #3

Aug 262013


  • 84,000 miles
On my way to work I was turning into gas station and my brakes failed I got stopped without hitting anything.brake line broke on front left side had towed to auto repair shop. They replaced brake line and was told all other lines coroded and need replaced too expensive ibrought truck home

- Goreville, IL, USA

problem #2

Aug 082003

Silverado 8-cyl

  • miles
Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6) since this is the only place I can find on your site to send a complaint to, my issue is with all the Chevrolet recalls that are out there for my truck I have never gotten a letter or a card or any other kind of notice from the manufacturer. I have had the truck since new and have had to come here to print everything out and take it to the dealer to get it resolved. So I guess when they sell the car or truck they are not responsible any more to notify the owners? I have a Chevrolet 2003 Z71 4X4 [xxx] in my opinion this is not very good company to consumer relations. I do thank god for this site being here as this is the only way I can seem to keep up on the issues/trouble/recalls that are out here to find what's wrong with my truck to keep it on the road and running right. At this time they are now ordering me a new instrument cluster because of the stepper motor that went out and is registering over 120 mph at this time and im not even driving it, the dealer said that he had no recall for this and I proceeded to tell him I have the paperwork for your site and then he was still going to charge me for it except I sort of blew up in the service dept.[xxx]

- Saint Louis, MO, USA

problem #1

Nov 172008


  • 91,558 miles
In December of 2007 my 2003 Chevrolet extended cap Silverado truck's speedometer started jumping and getting stuck; it gave inaccurate speed while driving and while parked. Jan 08-an auto repair service charged me $108.98 for a speed sensor, $75.74 for a connector, and because of the time span to fix, $86.95 for a new battery gone dead. The speedometer continued to jump and get stuck, but I was unable to pay to get speedometer replaced. By Nov 08 ? symptoms got worse. While driving on the interstate, at first got stuck at 85mph when going 60, then it climbed to 120mph, then it went past 120mph and is now permanently stuck on "R" on the drive gear panel (straight down). My warranty is expired and I cannot afford to fix the problem.

- Cherokee, NC, USA

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