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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
84,167 miles

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 accessories - exterior problems

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 012016

Silverado 2500

  • 65,500 miles


The contact owns a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500. The contact stated that the blower motor malfunctioned and would not operate using the first three settings. The blower would only operate in the number four and five settings due to an electrical shortage. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 65,500.

- Pittsburg, PA, USA

problem #2

Jun 122013

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • 62,000 miles
Blower motor switch resistors, defective from factory. Resistors get so hot they melt and melt the end off the factory wiring harness. The wires and blower motor are suppose to be protected by a fuse but the fuse never blows. Replaced resistors in 2013 but it did not last 1 year and burned up again in 2014! GM has known about this problem for many years but does not care if the wires over heat and cause a fire.

- Champlin, MN, USA

problem #1

Mar 012009

Silverado 2500

  • 125,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact noticed that the HVAC blower motor would not function on low settings and there were strong fumes emitting from the vents. There was voluntary recall for corrosion on the wiring connector and HVAC blower. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and stated that the vehicle was over the mileage indicated in the voluntary recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 125,000.

- Iron Mountain, MI, USA

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