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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,900 miles

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #5

Apr 152007

Silverado 1500 Hybrid 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 17,000 miles


Took my truck to the dealership and was advised my tires were almost bald...had only 16,900+ miles. Dealership replace tires, but not the same type. Yes, same brand, Bridgestone dueller A/T. also dealership did a realignment. Truck never rode the same after the alignment and the new tires. Dealership replaced two on the back after my mechanic noted they were egg shaped. This still did not correct the problem. Tires given to me were bad and the dealership would not correct. Took it to another dealership and their GM rep wrode with me and noted the truck running rough from the tires. Ordered a road force balancing on the tires. This did not work also. Now this dealership will look at my vehicle an further. Truck is still under warranty. Did take it to tire service center and they said the tires are bad and truck needs realignment and also a check of the front end. Advisor stated he could feel every divot in the road, which is not normal. Faxed their report to the local GM rep and he refuses to acknowledge the problem. Neither dealership will even look at the problem. I am afraid for the safety of my family. Can you help me?

- Canonsburg, PA, USA

problem #4

Jul 022007

Silverado 1500 Hybrid 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 29,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The vehicle has a set of Firestone/Bridgestone tires, size P265/170/R17. The contact stated that the passenger side front and rear tires have split open just below the tread line. The tires split within one week of each other. He has had one of the tires replaced because the mechanic stated that there was no way that the tires could be repaired. The current mileage, dot number, and vehicle information were unavailable. The failure mileage was 29,000. Updated 08/24/07

- Salem, OR, USA

problem #3

Oct 202005

Silverado 1500 Hybrid 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,000 miles
The contact stated while driving the tire separated from the tread. He felt a vibration in the rear of the vehicle. Several moments later, the tire blew. The manufacturer was contacted, and they offered no free remedy. The tire line was 245/70R17. Updated 12/7/2005 - general tire.

- Mt Morris, MI, USA

problem #2

Sep 182005

Silverado 1500 Hybrid 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Had a tire blow out on the passengers side. This happened on September 18, 2005. Contacted the manufacturer of trailer, and they repaired it. However, the insurance company paid for it. Took the tire to the mechanic at dealership, and he saw no reason why this happened. The tire was not dry rotted and of the tread came off.

- Cape Made Courthouse, NJ, USA

problem #1

Aug 202005

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 8,500 miles
I purchased a new 2005 Chevrolet Silverado VIN [xxx]- my tires are falling apart - the rubber is falling off. - I called the dealer able Chevrolet, I took it to a local dealer and was told - too bad. This is a serious issue with the Bridgestone/Firestone tire. I cannot reach a Firestone representative - updated 07/19/2012 information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6)

- Dixon, CA, USA

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