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3.9

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,273 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 steering problems

steering problem

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #11

Jan 012000

Silverado 2500

  • 0 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Steering problem. Power steering goes out when slow down. Chevrolet is very aware of the problem and there is currently a recall on the later model vehicles. The 2000 we have is very dangerous and we have reported it numerouse times and wonder how many tragic accidents have to happen before it is corrected?

- Springfield, MO, USA

problem #10

Sep 012002

Silverado 2500

  • 5,000 miles
I have problems with my brakes and steering when I am braking and turning right or left. The power steering completely go out. I have to use all me strength to turn the steering wheel. Once you complete the turn and let off the brake the power steering comes back the steering wheel jerks back in place. I have replaced the booster, supply lines on brakes, power steering pump and supply lines and truck stills has same problem. The mechanics tell me that it is a design problem and Chevrolet will not recall and repair. All owners of these trucks need help as this is a very dangers problem. I have just seen on the news that Chevrolet is recalling a lot of vehicles and my model needs to be recalled and repaired also.

- Springfield, MO, USA

problem #9

May 212013

Silverado 2500

  • 79,000 miles
Hydroboost leaking power steering fluid affecting steering and braking performance. Dipstick for measuring P/S fluid level was dry, and fluid stains all over the firewall and master cylinder resulting from the P/S fluid leaking.

- Lynnwood, WA, USA

problem #8

May 012009

Silverado 2500

  • 65,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact was driving 10 mph over a speed bump when a clunking noise was heard from the steering column. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic where the mechanic confirmed that the intermediate steering shaft needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure and the vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 65,000 and the current mileage was 67,000.

- Everett, WA, USA

problem #7

Nov 192003

(reported on)

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • miles
Problems with steering, gas pedal sticks, speedometer rattles when it's cold, rear doors are hard to latch when it's cold, heating and ventilation system and lights blew out, speaker blewout. Cc: NHTSA

- Forest Park, GA, USA

problem #6

Mar 252004

(reported on)

Silverado 2500

  • 130,000 miles
When making a right turn only, the steering wheel dropped from a 15 degree turn to 45 degrees. The dealership indicated this was caused by a failure in the steering speed sensor.

- Longmont, CO, USA

problem #5

Feb 192004

(reported on)

Silverado 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 27,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The steering shaft broke while driving, which resulted in lost of power steering and brakes.

- Arvada, CO, USA

problem #4

Dec 102003

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 38,000 miles
Loss of power steering turning to the left after initial start up.

- Eagle, NE, USA

problem #3

Jul 112002

Silverado 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
At 45mph the power steering went out. This could have caused loss in steering. Cause unknown. Dealer notified. Consumer stated there is a broken shaft and a failed power steering pump.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #2

Nov 252000

Silverado 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states having problems with the steering midshaft component. Nlm

- Reno, NV, USA

problem #1

Aug 011999

Silverado 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Since first day it has been hard to stop, then, it got harder and harder, took vehicle to dealer in June of 2000, and they could not find cause. Consumer stated it was also hard to steer.

- Son Jose, CA, USA

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