Chevrolet Silverado - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Chevrolet Silverado owners have reported a total of 8,625 problems for their cars built in the 22 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 Silverado. The 1999 Chevrolet Silverado cars have the most problems reported (1,680 problems).

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

🔍 Common problems of Chevrolet Silverado

The following chart shows the 28 most common problems for Chevrolet Silverado cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (2,796 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (696 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Chevrolet Silverado

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Service Brakes
2,796
  Electrical System
696
  Power Train
627
  Engine And Engine Cooling
549
  Air Bag
438
  Steering
429
  Structure
391
  Tire
306
  Vehicle Speed Control
280
  Suspension
269
   
  Visibility
262
  Equipment
235
  Air Brake
205
  Parking Brake
179
  Gasoline Fuel System
159
  Other Fuel System
147
  Seats
135
  Seat Belt
123
  Exterior Lighting
102
  Latches/locks/linkage
93
  Wheel
80
  Unknown Or Other
66
  Electronic Stability Control
34
  Diesel Fuel System
11
  Interior Lighting
6
  Traction Control System
3
  Child Seat
3
  Forward Collision Avoidance
1


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