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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,500 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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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 engine problems

engine problem

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 132008

Silverado 2500

  • 37,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet 2500 hd. While driving downhill between 30-50 mph, the transmission began shifting out of gear unexpectedly when the brake pedal was depressed. The road surface was icy. The check engine warning indicator illuminated on the instrument panel and remained illuminated until the engine was turned off. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for diagnostic testing and they stated that the failure was related to a blocked heater cord. The vehicle was repaired. The VIN was unknown. The failure mileage was 37,000 and current mileage was 37,400.

- Faith, SD, USA

problem #1

Jan 202007

Silverado 2500 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles
The vehicle was returned to the dealer, bill hood automotive, for a total of 11 times since it was purchased in May 2006. Between May 29, 2006 and December 2006, there were several visits for various problems. Starting in December 2006, there were problems with the vehicle running hot. Parts were replaced on each visit thereafter. On January 20, 2007, the engine caught on fire. The consumer wants to check on the status of the complaint.

- Loranger, LA, USA

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