really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,137 miles

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 suspension problems

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Owner Comments

problem #6

Sep 272016

Silverado 1500

  • 6,000 miles


The contact owns a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. While driving approximately 60 mph, the steering wheel veered to the left and right. The contact lost control of the steering. In addition, the contact noticed that the left and right upper control arms fractured and made an abnormal noise when driving. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 6,000.

- South Gate, CA, USA

problem #5

Nov 202016

Silverado 1500

  • 3,790 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. While driving 45 mph, the vehicle shook forcefully. There were no warning indicators illuminated and the vibration caused the head lamps to vibrate. The contact stated that the voltage speed only read through 10.5-11. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 3,790.

- Walkerton, IN, USA

problem #4

Oct 062016

Silverado 1500

  • 2,700 miles
I purchased my truck in August 2016. I noticed a vibration from 70-80 mph. Very noticeable in the steering wheel and more recently in the driver seat. It's been to the dealer twice. They picoscoped (service tool) to isolate the vibration. Performed lots of balancing, new tires, drive shaft, differential (ring & pinion). Vibration more noticeable than ever. But they claim it's within spec. They have a field service engineer meeting my car at the dealer on Wednesday 11/09/2016, but the dealer is already setting me up for disappointment. This prompted me to search on line today where I found "Chevy shakes". the stories match my experience completely. I love everything about my truck until I hit 75, then I become so infuriated that my $50K truck with 2,700 miles apparently isn't going to be fixable from what I've read. I wouldn't know what to tell a potential buyer if for some reason I had to sell it. It clearly has a problem. If I'm told it can't be fixed, I will demand my money back. I'm at 75 every day, and the vibration isn't only annoying, but it numbs your hands from the shaking.

- Kalamazoo, MI, USA

problem #3

Aug 222016

Silverado 1500

  • 25 miles


My truck shakes on the highway at 68-75 mph, the truck is one month old and has 800 miles on it. The vehicle has been back to the dealer every week for the month that I have owned it tires & wheels have been changed several times. The truck has been road force balanced the same & also by an independent tire shop at my own cost, as of this date my vehicle still shakes, GM has admitted the problem but they say it is not a safety issue at this time, so no recall is warranted, the dealer has been working with me & they are willing to buy my vehicle back at full value or trade, this vehicle was very expensive & GM knows there is a problem, but keeps selling them any way to unsuspecting consumers like myself in my opinion this is just greed & lack of caring for loyal customers that keep GM in business. "remember the bailout"

- Medway, MA, USA

problem #2

May 212016

Silverado 1500

  • miles
This is the second time I take my vehicle into the dealer it's a 2016 Silverado 1500 it has a vibration that comes from the floorboard on the driver side through the driver's seat starts about 60 65 miles and it up to about 70 72 73 somewhearound that area nutra balance is now the second time around they tried road force balancing worked for about 30 miles vibration back.

- Miami, FL, USA

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problem #1

Apr 252016

Silverado 1500

  • 308 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the vehicle vibrated violently without warning. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where the tires were balanced and the front passenger side tire was replaced but the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 308.

- Manahawkin, NJ, USA

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