The Worst 2014-2018 Silverado 1500 Problems

A/C Condenser Leaking

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GM used leaky air conditioners that buckle under pressure in many 2014-2017 trucks and SUVs. Whether it's busted hoses or leaky condensors, thousands of GM owners are showing up to work with sweat stains down their back. It's such a widespr…

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Chevy Shake

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When traveling above 35mph, GM's full size trucks and SUVs are experiencing cabin vibrations along with terribly loud noises from buffeting wind that is making owners sick. GM says these vibrations are within their acceptable vibration rang…

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What Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

3rd Generation Silverado 1500 in the News

By the Numbers

  1. 5 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 586 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 77th in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 80 eligible generations.