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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,853 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 3500 wheels / hubs problems

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Owner Comments

problem #6

Oct 192010

Silverado 3500

  • 5,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Silverado with hankook tires, dynapro as size 235/85/R16 (na). She stated the tires were purchased as replacements in 2009. While driving 55 mph, the rear right tire blew; the contact stated this was the second tire that experienced a blowout. The contact stated she changed out the tire with her spare. She did not contact the place where the tires were purchased. The VIN was unavailable. The approximate failure mileage was 5,000 and the current mileage was unknown.

- Torrance, CA, USA

problem #5

Aug 242009

Silverado 3500

  • miles
2006 Chevrolet Silverado right front tire began to shake, smoke, and caught fire on the westbound of the Ohio turnpike. Ohio traffic crash report # 10-0769-91

- Niles, MI, USA

problem #4

Jul 242009

Silverado 3500

  • 48,120 miles
On 7/22/09 we purchased 2 new tires and had them installed on the front of our 2006 Chevy 3500 crew cab dually. These were purchased because we were taking a 2000+ mile trip on 7/24. On 7/24 one of these new Michelin tires lt 215/8516 ltz ms blew out - a complete tire failure, while we were on I-44 at high speed. No injuries and no other vehicles involved, but we report this in case it indicates a safety-related defect trend exists.

- Rogers, AR, USA

problem #3

Dec 112007

Silverado 3500

  • miles


Tire blows bubble on sidewall, needs to be replaced but Goodyear will only warranty a prorated discount towards purchase of same tire. Happened a second time on different tire June 2, 2008. Tire is at local Goodyear dealership awaiting decision on what happens next.

- Mechanicsville, MD, USA

problem #2

Jul 222006

Silverado 3500

  • miles
In Nov. Of 2005 I purchased a Chevrolet Silverado, I have had nothing but problems with it. I have had the rear brakes and rotors replaced 3 times and the front once, also the fuel system had a problem, now they tell me that I need all tires replaced because the compound is bad. My truck only has a little over 7,000 miles on it!

- Concord, MI, USA

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problem #1

May 052006

Silverado 3500

  • miles
Consumer was sold a 2006 Silverado with engine damages. ***** when the consumer contacted the dealership to tell them what he had discovered wit the engine cowling, they had advised him it was squirrel damage. Even though the dealer acknowledged the problem, they refused to give the consumer another vehicle. The consumer and his family had become sick. They believed it was from the bacteria coming from the venting system. The front tires were out of round and the rims were bent.

- Tampa, FL, USA

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