Chevrolet C3500 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Chevrolet C3500 owners have reported a total of 229 problems for their cars built in the 7 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Chevrolet C3500. The 1997 Chevrolet C3500 cars have the most problems reported (44 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Chevrolet C3500

Model Year Number of Problems
  2002 C3500
19
  2001 C3500
25
  2000 C3500
37
  1999 C3500
31
  1998 C3500
43
  1997 C3500
44
  1996 C3500
28

  Common problems of Chevrolet C3500

The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for Chevrolet C3500 cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (75 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's tires (32 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Chevrolet C3500

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Service Brakes
75
  Tire
32
  Engine And Engine Cooling
23
  Electrical System
16
  Visibility
15
  Gasoline Fuel System
11
  Power Train
11
  Steering
7
  Vehicle Speed Control
7
  Suspension
5
   
  Structure
5
  Unknown Or Other
4
  Diesel Fuel System
4
  Exterior Lighting
3
  Wheel
3
  Seat Belt
2
  Air Brake
1
  Equipment
1
  Other Fuel System
1
  Air Bag
1
  Seats
1
  Latches/locks/linkage
1


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