The Worst 1999-2006 Silverado Problems

Passlock Security

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One of Chevrolet’s solutions for stopping thieves from driving away with a car is, coincidently, doing the same thing to the actual owner.

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Excessive Oil Consumption

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Stuck oil control rings, insufficient crankcase seals, and too much oil in the combustion chambers are just a handful of reasons Chevy engines seem to be consuming too much oil.

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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.

Worst Topics

Worst Years

By the Numbers

  1. 8 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 2,062 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 72nd in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 80 eligible generations.