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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 repairs by problem area

Engine (35%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (17%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (1%)

Chart based on 78 repairs.

2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (8%)

$1000 - $2499 (12%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (54%)

< $100 (12%)

Chart based on 26 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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in California, United States
May 2012 - Jun 2012
Jun 2012

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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2015
Jun 2013

163000 mi

US $250
Replaced leaky valve cover gaskets 
Jan 2014

173000 mi

US $1400
Bad battery, starter, Neutral Safety Switch, harness for NSS. Bad crankshaft wiring harness. 
Nov 2014

188000 mi

US $46
Replaced air filter and cleaned MAF sensor when lean codes were appearing 
Dec 2014

192000 mi

US $8
PO174 AND 177 appeared again. Found fuel pressure regulator leaking. replaced fuel vacuum lines 
Feb 2015

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. 
May 2015

200000 mi

US $65
AIR CONDITIONING WOULD BLOW HOT. TROUBLESHOOTING FOUND BAD RELAY. REPLACED RELAY WINDSHIELD WASHER NOT SPRAYING FLUID. TROUBLESHOOTING FOUND A BAD PUMP. REPLACED PUMP. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in California, United States
Dec 2010 - Oct 2014
Oct 2014

133000 mi

US $250
Engine hard to start, replaced Fuel modulator? 

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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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Montana, United States
Aug 2012 - May 2015
Aug 2013

214000 mi

US $500
Replaced both catalytic converters and all four oxygen sensors 
Sep 2013

215000 mi

US $35
Shift Solenoid B went out. Changed out both Shift Solenoids since I was in there. 
May 2014

217000 mi

US $1200
Complete rebuild with new torque converter 
Mar 2015

218000 mi

US $250
Door latch and lock on drivers side disintegrated. Had to cut out exterior door handle and rebuild the guts of the door. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Iowa, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015
Sep 2014

283000 mi

US $55
Power steering pump failing. intermittent hard turning and associated groan. $55 part from rockauto, including core. Less than 1 hour replacement. 
Dec 2014

286000 mi

US $16000
Wire between starter solenoid and starter motor corroded in two. Not the trucks fault, just salt from iowa winters. Could have repaired the cable, but replaced assembly to prevent future problems 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Virginia, United States
Sep 2011 - Jun 2015
Sep 2012

179000 mi
Fuel gauge which is not registering accurately again. I had the fuel gauge/pump sending unit replaced a few years back so this is obviously a design defect. Do not want to pay to fix it again and just keep track of the mileage to know when to fill up. 
Jul 2014

189500 mi
right and left front axle seals leaking 
Aug 2014

190000 mi
Schrader tube leaking had to be replaced 
Nov 2014

191000 mi

US $785
Battery light came on indicating charging problem. Alternator replaced. Rebuilt alternator from dealer was $489, plus labor. First time replaced. Was informed that the brake lines were rusting and should be replaced. Dealer estimate $2000. Called local garage, they said $2700 for stainless brakelines so problem won't occur again. They can only replace the brake lines that are rusting. Second garage said was there only some surface rust and the lines looked good. They said have it looked at every oil change. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Washington, United States
Apr 2010 - Jun 2014
Nov 2010

115000 mi

US $33
Diagnosis for P1870 code (Transmission component slipping). Possible Problems: bad torque converter, valve body worn, worn pressure valve. Rebuilt transmission (4L60E) and new torque converter (stock stall speed) ordered. 
Aug 2011

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 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2015
Jul 2011

120000 mi

US $150
The alternator went bad... Replaced alternator. 
Jun 2014

144000 mi

US $300
AC Belt Idler puller. 
Oct 2014

147500 mi

US $500
Water Pump was leaking. Replaced water pump. 
Apr 2015

153300 mi

US $185
Clunking noise... Replace front passenger side wheel hub. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Washington, United States
Nov 2013 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

184000 mi

US $1780
experiencing brake surge/shaking, replaced rear rotors and pads and right rear caliper, found right rear rotor inner webbing failure causing problem. passenger door window stopped operating. replaced motor with discount motor on-line, motor failed after one week, purchased motor and regulator from dealer, problem resolved. Heater control only worked on highest setting, replaced motor regulator/resistor in motor housing, problem resolved. replaced fuel pump, pump still operating but making a high "whine" noise. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in North Dakota, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2015
Apr 2015

130000 mi

US $800
Clean out fuel tank, replace fuel pump and fuel filter. 
May 2015

130500 mi

US $300
Replaced fuel injectors, cleaned throttle body. Injectors were suggested next fix by mechanic, problem not solved though. Checked fuel pressure with engine on and off and still some problem. Low when running and loses pressure when off. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Indiana, United States
May 2012 - May 2012
May 2012

67000 mi

US $150
Brake lines replaced 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2009 - Apr 2015
Sep 2010

133000 mi

US $1700
Needed driver's side CV axle replaced. In shop found bad wheel bearings, tie rods, lower ball joints. Replaced all, also replaced all 4 worn out tires with new. 
Jun 2011

141000 mi

US $60
Bad u-joints on the front driveshaft. 
Jul 2012

155300 mi

US $200
One of the front brake lines blew out on me during a panic stop and I had to replumb the entire front half of the truck. 
Dec 2012

163000 mi

US $30
Front driveshaft front u-joint broke which caused the driveshaft to separate from the front differential and put the truck into 2wd only. 
Sep 2014

178000 mi

US $100
Rear brake line rotted out. Had to repalce all rear hard lines. 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in California, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2011
Aug 2009

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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Iowa, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2015
Jul 2009

209000 mi

US $40
Replaced plugged orifice tube in A/C. Recharged A/C system. 
Dec 2009

213000 mi

US $80
starter suddenly stopped working 
Jan 2010

213000 mi

US $6
Heater stopped heating. Needed heat in January when temp was -20' - flushed heater and replaced hoses. Now heats well. 
Sep 2012

226000 mi

US $87
replaced belts and tensioners and idler pulley. Fixing this also solved a longstanding problem with tha AC. 
Sep 2014

230000 mi

US $300
One caliper froze up. I also replaced both brake hoses and pads While replacing the caliper I decided to replace both front wheel hubs to fix the abs. While bleeding brake from earlier repair the rear brake line burst from excesive rust. Changing this line was more troublesome and time consuming than replacing the front brakes and wheel hubs because of limited clearance to the conector 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

270-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Missouri, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2015
Dec 2010

78000 mi

US $800
Fuel pump failed while driving. The truck was towed to a shop and the pump was replaced.  
Apr 2011

80000 mi

US $2500
Engine developed a coolant leak through one of the head gaskets. Heads needed to be removed to fix.  Additionally, large portions of brake line were replaced due to rusting. 
Jan 2012

87000 mi

US $250
Emergency brake would not hold the truck on a hill. The cables had stretched too far to be adjusted. 
Jun 2012

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. 
Jun 2015

123000 mi
AC tensioner pulley froze causing the belt to come off. Shop replaced pulley and belt. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2011 - Sep 2011
Aug 2011

180110 mi

C $255
all 4 shocks worn out, replaced all shocks both rear view mirrors cracked, replaced both mirrors 
Sep 2011

181358 mi

C $363
rear diff cover rusted through, replaced rear diff cover starter failed, replaced starter  

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

200-horsepower 4.3L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Texas, United States
Apr 2013 - Jul 2015
Aug 2014

36700 mi

US $400
Faulty ECU and AC LEAKS 
Jul 2015

37000 mi

US $500
AC failed to cool. Was repaired 11 months ago. Have done les than 1000 miles. 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

200-horsepower 4.3L V6 5-speed manual RWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Texas, United States
Jan 2011 - Jun 2011
Feb 2011

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.. 
Jun 2011

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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in New Mexico, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2013
May 2013

66000 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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Illinois, United States
Feb 2012 - Dec 2013
Mar 2012

130000 mi

US $100
All brake lines rusty and some starting to leak fluid. Removed the problematic antilock brake system pump completely and installed all new hydraulic lines from master cylinder to calipers. Works great now. 
Apr 2012

131300 mi

US $300
All 4 rotors rusted so badly they had to be replaced. Rear calipers were problematic (sticking, not releasing pad pressure) and they were also replaced. Front calipers still ok. 
Jul 2012

136000 mi

US $38
Slow leak in a/c system, pressure low and compressor stopped engaging. Added approx. 16 oz. of R134a to get pressures back to normal and a/c is working normally again. 
Sep 2012

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. 
Oct 2012

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. 
Dec 2013

152000 mi

US $55
Both u-joints replaced on rear drive shaft. 

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