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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,417 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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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 steering problems

steering problem

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 232006

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 200,000 miles


: the contact stated while traveling 50 mph, power steering was lost and braking became harder. The vehicle was pulled over and power steering fluid was replaced, but that did not correct the problem. The vehicle was driven to the residence and the power steering pump was replaced, this did not repair the problem. The dealership determined there was a collapsed hose. The hose was replaced, but the problem persisted. There was a NHTSA recall, # 04V045000, regarding the brakes. The vehicle was not included in the recall due to the VIN.

- Fernandina Beach, FL, USA

problem #3

Mar 072005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 34,269 miles
Contact stated there was a steering problem. He examined the truck and found there was a bend in the center link of the power steering. He contacted the manufacturer, who told him the problem stemmed from the 20 wheels and tires he had on the vehicle. The contact thought the bend was a factory defect based on his personal inspection of other similar vehicles.

- Cottage Grove, OR, USA

problem #2

Apr 262004

(reported on)

Silverado 2500

  • miles
While driving at low speeds power steering locked up. Vehicle was taken to the dealer numerous times for inspection, and mechanic could not duplicate the problem.

- Cody, WY, USA

problem #1

Mar 122001

Silverado 2500

  • 11,400 miles
Power steering malfunctioned. Dealer replaced the steering box and pressure hose. But problem recurred.

- Brooklyn Center, MN, USA

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