The Worst 2007-2012 Silverado Problems

Cracked Dashboard

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Multiple GM vehicles from the 2007-2014 model years are developing dashboard cracks. One of the most common areas of concern is around the passenger airbag cover, leaving owners wondering about potential safety risks.

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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

2nd Generation Silverado in the News

By the Numbers

  1. 6 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 878 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 75th in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 80 eligible generations.