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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,833 miles

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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 012015

Silverado 3500 8-cyl

  • 26,500 miles


The brake system went out. The dealer refused to repair under warranty, because it is out of warranty. This is the second 2009 with brake problems.....updated 04/02/15

- Humble, TX, USA

problem #2

Jul 102010

Silverado 3500

  • 12,000 miles
We could hear the truck making a grinding noise as we slowed for a stop sign. When we looked, the whole brake pad was missing from the drivers side rear brakes. This caused extensive damage to the rotor. We have since replaced the rear brake pads several times but the front brakes have not been replaced a single time.

- Tyler, TX, USA

problem #1

May 162010

Silverado 3500

  • 6,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. The contact stated the brakes were very spongy when he depressed them and they extended to the floor. He had to apply extreme pressure before he could stop the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who informed him that the brakes were functioning normally and he had to use more pressure when depressing them. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure mileage was 6,600.

- Bernard, ME, USA

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