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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
64,397 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #4

Jan 282011

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 100,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact stated that the heat would not activate on the high setting. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection where they stated that the heater switch was found to be melted. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact stated that the failure recurred several years later in which the heater switch overheated and caused the dashboard to catch on fire. The contact did not sustain any injuries. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 100,000.

- Addison, MI, USA

problem #3

Dec 012010

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 85,000 miles
Ac blower wiring harness under glovebox overheating and smelt like electrical fire, as I checked wiring noticed that wires were red hot and smoldering.

- Manvel, TX, USA

problem #2

Oct 192010

Silverado 2500

  • 48,000 miles
Interior heat & A/C blower motor fan suddenly turned on full without warning. Could not turn off. Would not stop even with key removed from ignition.

- Dryden, NY, USA

problem #1

Aug 172009

Silverado 2500

  • 24,588 miles
Blower fan for heat and A/C stopped working. Replaced resistor assembly and it worked for about three days.checked to see what was the matter and saw that the connection had melted.

- Nalcrest, FL, USA

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