The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado. Someone realized this as the newer trucks have gauges or other ways to check. I need ball joints and u joints changed soon. This still happens to the vehicle often. The failure mileage was 65,000 and current mileage was 97,000. I then checked the internet and found several problems of this nature.
Diesel Fuel System problem 27 I have a 2008 Chevrolet silverado diesel. The sensor was cleaned and a part was replaced. Diesel Fuel System problem 17 My 2002 chevy silverado with duramax diesel engine broke down while on a trip from michigan to florida. They have replaced 6 of these in the last 2 weeks. It makes the perfect vehicle to haul my tools, trailers, gravel, mulch, wood you name it! Chevrolet dealer that I bought it from call the 800 number for gm and they are paying for the over 3000 payment for a new transmission. Vehicle was taken to Chevrolet dealership where the fuel injectors are being replaced by a special campaign.
It makes the perfect vehicle to haul my tools, trailers, gravel, mulch, wood you name it! On the way to dealership rick hendrix Chevrolet , I noticed that it would not shift into 4th overdrive. Problems to look for 1 frame cracks as mentioned above there is plenty of reading about this on plowsite. The same issue happens not only to the fuel gauge, but also these other gauges: the speedometer which could cause me to drive too fast for conditions or break the speed limit , oil pressure, engine temp, voltmeter, transmission temp and tachometer. I still have room for more passengers with extended cab and the short bed for stuff. On April 2, 2008, the dealer replaced 8 fuel injectors.
I do not feel safe driving a truck that has done this. There is no way to check the def level. Should I repair and then have concern of a vehicle fire? All in all I love my chevy, its a 05 with 118K on it and its been a plow truck and a work truck the whole time. Seems a steering issue is important. The auto got around 12 to 15mpg and the stick gets 14 to 17mpg. Problems to look for 1 frame cracks as mentioned above there is plenty of reading about this on plowsite. Noise came back after a year so dealer said it was a bad steering shaft and loose at splines.
I now have 3 cars and one parking spot. The dealer only replaced the glow plugs, which was not the problem. The vehicle was not repaired. I took it to the dealer and they said this was a normal function of the emissions system. What are you going to do about it?. Upon inspection, all steel fuel lines, at every point of connection, and at every brace, have thick, scaly, flaking rust.
The new box started experiencing the same problem. Heater is on very high or in the summer. Recently, while sitting at a stop sign, darik smoke would come from the exhaust. This needs to be corrected. This problem happens with both steering directions. Diesel Fuel System problem 26 I own a 1997 silverado 6.
The truck only has 36,000 miles and is in great shape otherwise. The approximate failure and current mileage was 60,000. They offered a 10% discount off that repair. This happens with no warning it is distracting and disturbing when driving. One of the selling points when I purchased the vehicle was that it should last for 200k to 300k miles without needing repair. For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table. I have incidents of burning smoke filling the cab.
Also curious about the total affect on the environment as this seems to be a common occurrence on 2001-2004 duramax diesels. Primary Use: Commuting to work Great Truck — This truck was big burly and had a ton of muscle. The warranty on the third transmission expired Nov 24, 2006 just 41 days after the warranty expired. Still can't say I am disappointed with my purchase! Is this just another way of soaking the public with repair bills every single year. Feels as if something is going to fall apart at any moment.