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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
67,486 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. been to dealer 3 times they just clear codes (1 reports)
  2. clean or replace abs sensor (1 reports)
  3. not sure (1 reports)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 052014

Silverado V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 76,000 miles


This seems to be a common problem with the Silverados. ABS sensor failed on one of my wheels causing ABS to activate at braking speeds under 5mph. This may or may not be life-threatening but it is a safety issue if brakes are not operating correctly under load. There areYouTube videos about how to replace the ABS sensors, but they are expensive. For me, it is at least worth trying to clean them first as some people online have said corrects the issue. A TSB was issued about this to snow belt states as well.

- , Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #2

Jul 132005

Silverado LS 5.3L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,000 miles

this is and was my first Chevy truck always been a ford man,this truck was sent from hell to torture me.this is one of many problems with this truck,it is currently sitting due to transmission is blown for 3rd time with only 115,000 miles on it plus steering gear box is bad ,cant fix right now due to this piece of junk has put me in the poorhouse and don't have money to fix,general motors should be ashamed of their selfs for building this junk

- , St Marys, PA, USA

problem #1

Apr 092009

Silverado LX 5.3L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 111,457 miles

abs and brake lights came on while driving as well as tranny slipping. after diagnostic check was told vehicle speed signal was missing witch caused warning lights and tranny slippage. I had replaced vehicle speed sensor switch 2 months prior. Was told the wiring was probably bad.Before all this I received recall notice from Chevy specifically stating a problem with speedometer cable.The 2004 Silverado does not have a cable.It has a vehicle speed sensor, which I replaced for 40 dollars. It controls your speedometer and a variety of electrical operations.My question is :Is it a bad instrument cluster or simply bad connections in wire? After test, code was cleared, no abs or brake lights or tranny slippage but still have speedometer problems. I still have to check wire. Chevy has created own problems and I question their ethics.

- , Duck, WVA, USA

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