Engine warning light on and can not be turned off apparently. Then the water pump leaked at 60K. Then the front calipers failed at 55K. Otherwise, the respected domestic pickup enters 2005 relatively intact. Best support locally thru mojor chain repair shop. But forget about smoke or any serious rubber calling cards on the asphalt. Seems like this truck has had its share of mechanical letdowns.
Worries about Dextron2 radiator fluid turning to jello. Will never own a chevy car again. There are two optional engines available as well: a 4. Speaker in drivers door failed a month after purchase. I will not let my friends make the same mistake without due warning.
I'll probably keep it for ever. It is built for work, for off-road driving, for on-road driving, for trips and for short stints. I'm back to square one. In other words, it can do a whole lot. Rumbling into 2005 with the same momentum with which it dominated 2004, the Chevy Silverado is one serious full-size pickup truck. Did not have it repaired 8. Nimble truck for construction sites.
Overall, drivers like the sporty pickup's solid towing capacity and performance. At around 44k miles I had to have the tie rods replaced and the passenger side front wheel hub. There are a number of upgrades spread across the diverse 2005 Chevy Silverado lineup. I had to replace the same wheel hub again around 98k miles. Did not have it repaired 6. This includes 46-mm gas-charged shock absorbers, off-road jounce bumpers, specific stabilizer bars, a skid-plate package, a high-capacity air cleaner and Z71 decals.
The standard engine with 1500 regular cabs is a 4. But it's a helluva lot more fun to drive and. Bought this truck used from dealer. The latter is offered only with 4-speed automatic transmission. Replaced bulb and still does not work. Then the front axle started to elak at 60K. Took it to my mechanic who ordered a.
Was serviced at chevy dealer only and attended accordingly. You won't be finding heated front seats or navigation system in these models, but you will be satisfied when a long, hard day's toiling is done. Tires from dealership hardly lasted 40,000 miles. It has a wiring problem somewhere inside the truck. During the 13 years I've owned it I've always maintained it and have only had a few issues. .
Did not have it repaired 7. Fuel smell was all in the truck. Had to have it towed. Interior Features The regular cab has two doors and can sit three with a front bench seat. The truck has about 110k miles on it now and considering the repairs have cost less than a payment on a new truck and less frequent as well I have no reason to complain. Rear right tail light does not work. Gas mileage comes out to around 14 mpg in the city and 19 on the highway on average.
Safety and Security Standard safety equipment includes dual front airbags, the new brakes and daytime running lights. Hose that goes to the gas tank collapsed so fuel could not be put in the tank. Drivers door leaks when it rains and water drips on you arm. Exterior Features Regular cab Silverado models are available with conventional 6. Performance As usual, the 2005 Chevy Silverado comes with either two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive configurations. My battery died and had a replacement installed. Both trims have 4 doors, seat 6, and tow between 7000 and 8000 lbs.