What are the problems with a 2001 Chevy Silverado?

What are the problems with a 2001 Chevy Silverado?

1 1: Fuel Indicator Malfunctioning 2001 Silverado Average Cost to Fix: $500 Average Mileage: 88,000 mi 2 2: Power Window Stopped Working 2001 Silverado Average Cost to Fix: $200 Average Mileage: 59,000 mi 3 3: Excessive Oil Comsumption 2001 Silverado More

Are there any problems with the Chevy Silverado?

Check out our Chevrolet Silverado overview to see the most problematic years, worst problems and most recently reported complaints with the Silverado.

Why is my shift gauge not working on my Chevy Silverado?

Gauges that are not working could mean a faulty ignition switch. This has been an issue on this truck series. A bad ignition means that there may not be full voltage available to activate the shift solenoids. Replacing the switch will cure the problem. Figure 1. Look for blown fuses or damaged wiring.

What happens when the ECM goes bad on a Chevy Silverado?

The ECM controls and directs your entire drivetrain (unless there is a serrate transmission controller). When an ECM starts to go bad, it can cause all sorts of problems. 1. What the ECM Does 2. Bad ECM Symptoms: Chevy Silverado 3. Conclusion The ECM is your Silverado’s main computer.

What kind of engine does a Chevy Silverado have?

The Vortec 4.8, 5.3, and 6.0 liter engines have a main accessory drive belt for the water pump, power steering, and alternator. The main belt has a GM auto-tensioner (which maintains spring pressure to automatically adjust for optimum tension as the belt wears) and an idler pulley.

Is it bad to hear piston slap in Chevy Silverado?

In TSB 01-06-01-022 (Aug 22, 2001) and TSB 01-06-01-028A (Mar 18, 2003) GM has stated that piston slap is not detrimental and will not affect the service life of the engine. Indeed, many owners report reaching 300,000 miles despite hearing piston slap. Valve lifter noise is a light, rapid metallic clicking.

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