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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,741 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid wheels / hubs problems

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #9

Apr 152015

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 126,083 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 equipped with Goodyear Wrangler tires, size: P265/70/R17 (na). While driving various speeds, there was an abnormal noise from the tires and a vibration in the steering wheel. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the tires were rotated; however the failure recurred. The tires were not replaced. The tires were replacement tires. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate vehicle failure mileage was 126,083 and the tire failure mileage was 3,000.

- Tifton, GA, USA

problem #8

May 072013

Silverado 1500 Hybrid 6-cyl

  • 30,100 miles
Was on highway when heard a noise and pulled over to see a doughnut for a tire and rubber pieces tied around tailpipe, _E-brake and other parts underneath. Damaged rear panel the mileage at the time was 30100miles could've caused a bad accident. Also broke a cluster lost all meters on dash.

- Mooresville, NC, USA

problem #7

Aug 302010

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • 54,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado. The vehicle was equipped with general tires, line size P245/70R17. The contact stated that the front driver side tire went flat. He purchased pennzoil fix a flat S455, 16 oz to repair the tire. The contact was attempting to fix the flat when the hose disconnected from the can. The contact stated that the plastic ring was fractured and the chemicals from the can released into his face. The contact sustained injuries to his lungs, both eyes and burns to the face. The contact stated that the bottle was not labeled in regards to wearing goggles or protection when using the product. He referenced NHTSA campaign id number: 99E007000 (tires) but had not contacted the manufacturer in regards to the recall. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 54,000.

- Sarasato, FL, USA

problem #6

Jan 042007

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • miles


Currently I have the general ameritrac tires on my vehicle ( 245 70R17), I am writing because I am concerned about the tires that it on my 2005 Chevy Silverado. I have noticed vibrations at speeds over 80 mph (on a rare response to a fire call in personal vehicle). Also the tires have not held up at all I noticed uneven tread wear at 10,000 miles and with rotation and balancing it seems to be worsening, the tire tread currently (31,000 miles) is withering to the point it is unsafe and seems to want to hydroplane very easily ( done this new also). I have others with the ameritracs and some have worn better but seem to have the same hydroplane characteristics. I am having these replaced with a different brand asap.

- Campti, LA, USA

problem #5

Jun 162006

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • miles
Have had feathering on front tire edges on 05' Chevrolet Z-71. Two alignments and two sets of Bridgestone dueler A/T's later truck still has a vibration at 50 mph. Am still working on the problem, dealer's service advisor has told me his tech.'s can't feel the vibration although when said service advisor road with me on a test drive he had admitted to feeling the vibration. So... can I throw my hands in the air also while sending my monthly payments ?

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #4

May 292006

Silverado 1500 Hybrid

  • miles
All car makers of light trucks including the 1500 series (1/2 ton) should be installing lt rated tires of at least 8 ply ratings since the trucks are being sold for and used to haul trailers and heavy loads. In past experience, I have had tire failures from the passenger car tires that came on units that were a result of being too soft on the sidewall for support of cornering and weight shifting.

- Quinlan, TX, USA

problem #3

Mar 302006

Silverado 1500 Hybrid 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,800 miles


Tire blow out, side wall failure. This occurred at 70 mph. No indication of tire problem until failure.

- Newark, FM, USA

problem #2

Oct 062005

Silverado 1500 Hybrid 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,000 miles
The contact started having problems at 1,000 miles with the tires. The tires started feathering on the outside edges. At 2,700 miles the dealer replaced the front tires on 10-6-05. The rear tires also started to feather. The dealership refused to replace the rear tires under warranty. The front end alignment was performed at that time. In regard to the alignment, the camber, caster, toe in, and toe out were all determined out of adjustment on all four sides from the factory. This was determined by the dealership. After the new tires and the front end alignment was done the vehicle still pulled to the left extremely hard.

- Richmond, VA, USA

problem #1

Apr 302005

Silverado 1500 Hybrid 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,685 miles
The tires are out of round and they make the vehicle shimmy. The GM dealers replaced two of the four tires already, but was, suppose to replace all four of the tires. Now the vehicle shimmies again. The dealer had the consumer come in on three different occasions to get information off the tires. Noticed happened on April 30, 2005, and it only has 4685 miles on it.

- Ketchikam , AK, USA

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