Latches/locks/linkage Problems of Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado owners have reported 93 latches/locks/linkage related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 6 most common latches/locks/linkage problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's tailgate latch (43 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's door latch (23 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Latches/locks/linkage related problems of Chevrolet Silverado

  Recently reported Latches/locks/linkage problems of Chevrolet Silverado

The Tailgate Latch problem

Tailgate will either not latch and will not stay latched while the vehicle is parked or in motion.   Read details...

The Door Latch problem

The contact owns a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado. While attempting to exit the vehicle, the interior door handle would not release the door latch. The contact had to utilize the exterior door handle to exit the vehicle. The vehicle was not diagnosed and there were no prior warnings of the failure.   Read details...

The Latches/locks/linkage problem

The contact owns a 1997 Chevrolet Silverado. The contact stated that while parked, the driver's side panel caught on fire. Also, the contact mentioned that the power locks and the power windows failed to operate properly. The fire department was not contacted. The vehicle was not destroyed.   Read details...

The Hatchback/liftgate Lock problem

While driving my vehicle on the freeway the tailgate dropped open and proceeded to fall off my vehicle. When I went to the dealership, the written estimate I received quoted $1045. 48 to repair all the damage.   Read details...

The Hood Latch problem

My 2002 Silverado truck has a defect in material in the hood latch, which is corroding and rusting. This is a safety matter that the manufacturer does not want to deal with.   Read details...

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