Structure Related Problems of the 2001 Chevrolet 1500

Table 1 shows five common structure related problems of the 2001 Chevrolet 1500. The number one most common problem is related to the underbody shield (two problems). The second most common problem is related to the hatchback/liftgate hinge (one problem).

Table 1. Structure related problems of Chevrolet 1500

  Recently reported Structure problems of the 2001 Chevrolet 1500

The Underbody Shield problem

I purchased my vehicle in March of 2011 and since have noticed a significant amount of rust on all the brake lines going and coming from the abs module under the driver's side frame rail. I have read many cases of owners that have had their lines burst in as little as 2 years after purchase from   Read details...

The Hatchback/liftgate Hinge problem

Received recall replace galvanized support cables with stainless steel cables, dealer refuse to repair under warranty.   Read details...

The Tailgate Hinge problem

The tailgate to my 2001 chevy silverado fell off while driving @ approx 50 mph vehicle behind me went off road to avoid possible collision during summer 2003, I was told I didn't close it right. Yesterday 2/24/03 noticed on line the u folks were investigating such incidents.   Read details...


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