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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,700 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #5

Jan 202005

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,498 miles


Looking at the complaints and service bulletins, it's obvious that GM has a problem with their fuel level gauge sending unit in the tank. I also have the problem, along with many others in the area. It appears that no one intends to do anything about it. It appears that someone is going to have to run out of gas in the middle of a busy highway, and when trying to get off the hwy, somebody gets killed, before anything is done. Or, one of our wives gets stranded by running out of gas, and raped and/or murdered, before anything is done. This will keep going until one of the above incidents occurs and a class action suit of all the people that have the problem come together in the suit. We all know what happens then. The lawyers win, and everybody else looses. Fixing the problem would certainly be the cheapest corrective action in the long run.

- Lake Charles, LA, USA

problem #4

May 252003

Silverado 2500 6-cyl

  • miles
The consumer stated the fuel gauge malfunctioned. Dealer notified.. the fuel gauge was 3/4 full, however the truck ran out of gas 20 miles from the nearest gas station.. the dealer stated there were multiple problems with the fuel sensor with this particular make and model.

- Saucier, MS, USA

problem #3

Apr 162003

(reported on)

Silverado 2500

  • 83,000 miles
The fuel tank collapsed and fuel leaked onto the ground. The mechanic stated the fuel tank needed to be replaced.

- Denver City, TX, USA

problem #2

Nov 152000

Silverado 2500

  • miles
A popping sound was coming from fuel tank. Vehicle been in / out of dealer shop on four occasions, and had various repairs done, but problem still occurred. Feel free to provide us with any further details on this matter.

- Sartell, MN, USA

problem #1

Jan 112000

Silverado 2500

  • miles
Anchor bolt holding front strap, noticed was missing when having tires rotated, strap was hanging down aprox. 2-3 in. Away from out side corner of tank. Took to dealer and had bolt replaced.

- Pittsburg, CA, USA

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