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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,114 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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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 steering problems

steering problem

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 072009

Silverado 2500

  • 42,227 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 hd. The contact started the ignition and attempted to drive. However, there was a loss of power steering and brakes. The engine was turned off. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer for diagnostic testing. The engine exhibited a leakage of power steering fluid. The technician replaced the brake booster and power steering pump. The contact had concern of the potential safety risk. The failure mileage was 42,227.

- Butler, KY, USA

problem #1

Nov 272005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact stated while driving 20 mph the shaft went into the power steering pump and broke it. This caused the steering and brakes not to work. He was able to stop the vehicle with the emergency brake. The vehicle was towed to the dealership and they replaced the power steering pump. The manufacturer has been notified and there have been no further problems. Updated 01/04/06.

- Salisbury, NC, USA

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