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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,908 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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2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #5

Dec 222011

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • miles


Defrosters dont work it creates a very real safty hazard truck is undrivable when defroters are needed.

- Havertown, PA, USA

problem #4

Dec 172011

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • 12 miles
When it rains or when the temperature is below 32F all the windows steam up and the defroster will not clear them up. This condition makes it vary hard to see out the windows. I have 2 of these 2010 Silverado and they both do the same thing. The dealer ray skillman 3891 South post road indianapolis in told me they know they have a problem and Chevrolet has no fix for the problem. I feel that this condition could cost my family and myself and other people their lives.

- Fairland, IN, USA

problem #3

Mar 022010

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • 600 miles
At temps starting around 35 degrees the defroster stops working and the inside windows fog up leaving no visibility at all. So far the only way to clear it is to open windows and wait. Not good when its cold. Moisture builds up like a steamy shower on a mirror. I have read lots of complaints about the same issue and if there isn't a recall to fix then there should be lawsuits filed against Chevrolet and this web site for not taking action. Or are we all supposed to wait until people start dying in accidents first?

- Racine, WI, USA

problem #2

Dec 012010

Silverado 2500

  • 7,300 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The contact stated that the defroster was defective. The dealer was contacted who only provided a temporary fix to the problem by reprogramming the computer to direct more air to the side windows and applied duck tape on the grill next to the windshield. The modifications did not work. The manufacturer was contacted who offered no assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileages were 7,300. Updated 03/15/11 updated 1/4/11

- Brownsburg , IN, USA

problem #1

Jan 112011

Silverado 2500

  • 1,626 miles
With frost on the windshield, engaging the defroster will melt the frost on the exterior of the window, but it also wets the inside of the cab, causing all of the windows to have fog which will not let you see. This also occurred in December while driving home from waxahachie, snow was falling and the temperature was at 35 degrees and falling with ice starting to accumulate on the windshield. I engaged the defroster to clear the ice, but all of the windows fogged up so fast that I barely got pulled over to the side of the road before I couldn't see at all. It took the truck an additional 15 minutes of running to clear enough of the fog of the window for a portal to see thru to drive at all.

- Ferris, TX, USA

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