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Front Suspension Wheel Bearing Problems of Chevrolet Silverado 1500



Chevrolet Silverado 1500 owners have reported 14 problems related to front suspension wheel bearing (under the suspension category).

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Failure Date: 02/08/2011

The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. While driving approximately 2 mph entering a driveway, the contact heard a loud grinding and squeaking noise outside of the vehicle. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic for diagnostic testing. The technician stated that the front driver side wheel bearing had fractured severely. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was 41,780.

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Failure Date: 02/03/2011

Front left wheel bearing assembly failure. Heard sound coming from front end and took it in to mechanic to have repaired. Bearing assembly with abs sensor replaced. Cost $450 for replacement. Vehicle milage 63,000 miles.

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car image   Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problem of the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 3
Failure Date: 11/05/2010

The other day I heard a grinding noise on the drivers side of the truck. I knew it wasn't the brake pads since I had changed them a few months ago. It turned out to be the wheel bearings. These are a sealed system and not able to service them on either side. The system has to be replaced. I asked the parts store about these ,and he said common problem and if not fixed , the rotor and bearing assembly could snap off and create and accident. I had a 2000 chevy Silverado 1500 that had the same problem.

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Failure Date: 01/15/2010

Bought my 2006 Chevrolet silverado gm certified with only 40,300 and our family took a vacation south and did a great job but coming back was a different story highway was great but when I got into town I was hearing a grinding noise and we turned left and that is when we heard a crack and after that I was thinking I had a flat tire so I pulled over and saw is was not the case so I left I when driving at low speeds it sounded like some was dragging and I made it home checked all levels on the fluids and where normal,then I called chevy roadside assistance and was told that must tow the truck to my local chevy dealership. I followed up with them and was told that the right side wheel bearing failed and luckily it was covered under warranty or it would of cost me $366. 94 and I was told that they were not greasable and I have a older 80s chevy and its never happened and I drove it for almost 50,000 and I still have it today. Not built good like they were.

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Failure Date: 05/24/2009

Left front tire fell out from underneath the vehicle. Wheel bearing failed causing truck to veer left drastically.

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Failure Date: 05/20/2008

2006 silveraldo after 36000 miles both front wheel bearing failed then at 105000 left front wheel bearing failed again I drive mainly on hiways very little side roads.


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Failure Date: 05/20/2008

The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. While driving approximately 30 mph, the contact heard a loud noise coming from the front end of the vehicle. The noise grew louder when the brake pedal was depressed. The driver pulled over to the side of the road and called roadside assistance. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer for inspection and they stated that the failure was due to the driver's side wheel bearing, which was replaced. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer on a separate occasion for the identical failure. However, the passenger side baron was replaced. The VIN and failure mileage were unknown. The current mileage was 27,700.

car image   Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problem of the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 8
Failure Date: 04/22/2008

The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The contact made a right turn at an unknown speed and the brake light illuminated. He inspected the vehicle and noticed a failure with the wheel. He jacked the vehicle up and noticed that the wheel was loose, and the tire would wobble 3- 4 inches. The contact changed the wheel bearings hub assembly. Two weeks later, the contact heard something coming from the wheel and replaced the other wheel hub assembly. The failure mileage was 72,000 and current mileage was 75,000. Updated 07/15/08 updated 07/15/08.

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Failure Date: 03/03/2008

The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. While driving 40 mph, the front driver side bearing failed and caused the wheel to wobble. While driving around a curve at 55 mph, the front passenger side wheel bearing failed and caused the side of the vehicle to wobble. The dealer repaired the vehicle the first time because it was under warranty. The contact stated that both sides should have been repaired when the driver side bearing failed. The current mileage was 102,000 and failure mileage was 98,000.

car image   Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problem of the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 10
Failure Date: 09/01/2007

The contact owns a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. While driving 70 mph, the front end vibrated violently. The dealer stated that the wheel bearings were worn out. The wheel bearings were replaced. The failure mileage was 123,000 and current mileage was 124,446.

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Failure Date: 04/14/2007

- the contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet silverado with a current mileage of 33,500 miles. The contact stated that the vehicle was on its third set of wheel bearings. Each time the contact experienced a problem with the wheel bearings the wheels would make a grinding noise, and the steering would become very shaky. During the last occurrence, the abs light turned on, and the vehicles brakes failed. Each of the three failures occurred while driving 55 mph. The weather was not a factor. The contact had the vehicle towed to dealer where they replaced the bearing and fixed the brakes, but could not give a reason for the wheel bearing failure.

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Failure Date: 09/24/2006

Oct 2005, had to replace the left front wheel bearing hub assembly on my 2003 chevy silverado. September 2006, the right front wheel bearing/hub assembly is going bad and needs to be replaced. I do no off roading and have only used 4wd about 3 times during the winter.

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Failure Date: 08/05/2006

Front wheel bearings on chevy silverado 2 wheel drive premature wear out. Cost $700 to replace. Voss chevy diagnosed problem. I was informed at a tire store before voss confirmed it. I was told at tire store it was a common problem on 2003 &2004 trucks chevy denied help. I went to another garage to have it done for $500. This works with abs brakes is why so expensive.

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Failure Date: 02/05/2005

2005 chevy truck the wheel bearing when they go bad the wheel will fall off the truck.


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