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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,340 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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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #5

Jan 012005

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,000 miles


Parking break failure. Parking break never really felt right never would hold the truck I was told by inspector I need to get fixed and they said about $600

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #4

Apr 032005

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 72,000 miles
Brake rotors unatural wear. Rotors deteriorating on edges leaving only 1 inch of pad surface to engage rotor, in the middle of the rotors on my truck increasing stopping distance. Also excessive rust on anti-lock break system causing system failure warning light to engage. Estimate of $2000 to repair.

- Montrose, MI, USA

problem #3

Jul 152004

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 32,000 miles
Parking brake failures

- Orange, TX, USA

problem #2

Aug 012004

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,699 miles
Parking brake pedal broke off while setting parking brake.

- Georgetown, TX, USA

problem #1

Dec 272000

Silverado 2500

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Emergency brake gave way on flat ground, and subsequently ran over driver's legs. Emergency brake goes to the floor. The rear brakes lock up. It was hard to shift into first gear and sometimes pops out of first gear.

- Troy, MO, USA

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