The 2 Most Common Silverado 3500 Problems

We've pulled together a list of the most widespread problems that Silverado 3500 owners have to deal with.

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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Takata Recalls

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A large number of Chevy vehicles have been recalled because they contain dangerous airbag inflators made by Takata. The shrapnel-hurling inflators have been recalled in over 37 million vehicles (and counting).

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What Silverado 3500 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.

Silverado 3500 Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The Silverado 3500 has 4 generations available in North American markets.

By the Numbers

  1. 40 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to

  2. 3,926 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 83 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

The Latest Silverado 3500 News

Massive GM Airbag Recall

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Last month GM announced an airbag recall affecting 4 million vehicles.
Software errors have been found to disable the front airbags and seatbelt pretensions after "certain driving conditions." GM won't say what those conditions ar … continue reading