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Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
53 miles

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 accessories - exterior problems

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #4

Nov 282005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 13 miles


In June of 2005 I purchased a 2005 Chevrolet 2500hd with the camp extendable mirrors. Upon leaving the dealership I called the sales rep and told him the mirrors were shaking and I could not identify vehicles behind me. I was told don't worry for I will have replacement mirrors ordered tomorrow. I was allowed by GM a replacement of the drivers side only for it was the worst. The replacement provides no change per the service technician, but he was not allowed to order another mirror for GM had released a bulletin of the mirror issue. I contacted GM receiving no recourse and no issue date of a possible fix. On 11-28 2005 I was involved in a accident because I believe I was staring in the mirror and side swiped a dump truck that crossed the median, and I did not react in time to avoid this accident. I have filed for the Florida lemon law because GM tells me "it's only mirrors and we know about it so when there is a fix you will be notified. The 2006's have the cure!!!

- Port Charlotte, FL, USA

problem #3

May 182005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 200 miles
Drivers-side outside rear view mirror shakes excessively, rendering it useless. Dealer replaced the mirror, but stated the problem was most likely with the aftermarket bug shield on the hood. After replacement the mirror still shook. I removed the bug shield, which took care of the problem. Dealer stated that a GM bug shield was designed not to cause the disturbance that causes the mirror to shake.

- Spring Hill, KS, USA

problem #2

May 012005

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2005 Chevrolet Silverado cut outs in the exterior side view mirrors causes blind spots. The mirror had to be repositioned each tme the consumer was backing up to see critical areas. Then it had to be repositioned agian for normal driving. Blind spot caused consumer to hit a concrete post when backing.

- Midlothian, TX, USA

problem #1

Apr 022005

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • miles
Outside rear view mirrors have a blind spot at the rear bumper area. Mirror must be repositioned, for backing, each time to view area, and then repositioned to drive forward.

- Midlothian, TX, USA

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