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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 77 repairs.

2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Engine not specified

155000 mi Fuel pump failing. Hard starting. 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

163000 mi

US $250
Replaced leaky valve cover gaskets 
188000 mi

US $46
Replaced air filter and cleaned MAF sensor when lean codes were appearing 
192000 mi

US $8
PO174 AND 177 appeared again. Found fuel pressure regulator leaking. replaced fuel vacuum lines 
194000 mi

US $180
Fuel pump died. Replaced fuel pump. A MONTH LATER FUEL PUMP FAILED AGAIN. MANUFACTURER (AIRTEX) TOOK RESPONSIBILITY AND REPLACED AT FREE OF COST. 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

214000 mi

US $500
Replaced both catalytic converters and all four oxygen sensors 
118700 mi

US $185
MIL for P0327 and P0332 - Knock Sensors out of range. Replaced both knock sensors and wire harness. While troubleshooting P0327 and P0332 codes, diagnostic path indicated a PCM problem. Replaced and reprogrammed PCM. 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

76000 mi  

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

226000 mi

US $87
replaced belts and tensioners and idler pulley. Fixing this also solved a longstanding problem with tha AC. 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

270-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

78000 mi

US $800
Fuel pump failed while driving. The truck was towed to a shop and the pump was replaced.  
80000 mi

US $2500
Engine developed a coolant leak through one of the head gaskets. Heads needed to be removed to fix.  
93000 mi

US $75
Coolant temp gauge was reading high. The shop changed the thermostat, but the problem remained. Further diagnosis revealed that the gauge is not correctly reporting the temperature from the sensor. 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

200-horsepower 4.3L V6 5-speed manual RWD

180000 mi

US $2800
same problem as always. check engine light comes on truck starts to cut out. running real rough and dies, will not start, has to be towed. let sit for a couple of days and will run good for awhile. then starts all over again.. 
180000 mi Never could fix cutting out problem. Spent about $2,800 trying. 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

200-horsepower 4.3L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

66700 mi

US $2000
Had to replace the entire fuel system. This included the injectors. 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

140000 mi

US $75
Engine lost power and began popping (backfiring) through air intake system. On interstate, got towed to a Ford shop where they disconnected the faulty mass airflow sensor to put the engine in 'limp' mode to drive the final 600 miles home. 
141000 mi

US $175
Replaced fuel pump module due to failing pump. Car still would run and drive but would crank for some time before it would start. Installed an OEM Delphi brand pump module, I'm a mechanic so only cost incurred was for the part. 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Engine Problems

73 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. 17 of these members (23.3%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 27 engine repairs to 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500s--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

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