1997 Chevrolet Silverado - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

🔎 Common problems of the 1997 Chevrolet Silverado

276 problems have been reported for the 1997 Chevrolet Silverado. The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for 1997 Chevrolet Silverado. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering with 49 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (49 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 1997 Chevrolet Silverado

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Steering
49
  Service Brakes
49
  Visibility
36
  Power Train
28
  Engine And Engine Cooling
18
  Gasoline Fuel System
16
  Electrical System
15
  Seats
11
  Suspension
9
  Tire
8
  Air Bag
8
  Vehicle Speed Control
5
  Structure
5
  Air Brake
4
  Other Fuel System
3
  Unknown Or Other
3
  Wheel
3
  Seat Belt
3
  Equipment
2
  Latches/locks/linkage
1

📈 Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 1997 Chevrolet Silverado in 1997.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
0
  2018
0
  2017
0
  2016
0
  2015
1
  2014
3
  2013
0
  2012
0
  2011
0
  2010
2
  2009
1
  2008
1
  2007
1
  2006
4
  2005
21
  2004
22
  2003
15
  2002
24
  2001
16
  2000
27
  1999
31
  1998
25
  1997
1

📊 Compare the 1997 Chevrolet Silverado with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Chevrolet Silverado, the following table can be used to compare the 1997 Chevrolet Silverado with the Chevrolet Silverado from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 1997 Silverado is 276 while the average number of problems reported for the 22 model years of the Chevrolet Silverado is 389.

Table 3. Compare the 1997 Chevrolet Silverado with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2017 Silverado
120
  2016 Silverado
5
  2015 Silverado
93
  2014 Silverado
195
  2013 Silverado
84
  2012 Silverado
88
  2011 Silverado
95
  2010 Silverado
87
  2009 Silverado
94
  2008 Silverado
190
  2007 Silverado
248
  2006 Silverado
201
  2005 Silverado
339
  2004 Silverado
649
  2003 Silverado
724
  2002 Silverado
723
  2001 Silverado
886
  2000 Silverado
1,323
  1999 Silverado
1,680
  1998 Silverado
278
  1997 Silverado
276
  1996 Silverado
185


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