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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (29%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 93 repairs.

2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (26%)

$100 - $499 (56%)

< $100 (3%)

Chart based on 34 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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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Sedan

305-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in New Mexico, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2016
Dec 2015

36000 mi
Bad smell from ventilation W/S defrost vent on driver's side - no air flow 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

367-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Washington, United States
Mar 2008 - Sep 2008
Jun 2008

20000 mi
Chrome was chipping off the inside door handles. Replaced same day by dealership under warranty. Center console and front seatbelts rattle and squeak but GM said there is no current fix for it. 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

315-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Michigan, United States
Jun 2007 - Aug 2010
Feb 2008

7000 mi
Air bag light came on. They reprogrammed it. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Georgia, United States
Oct 2007 - Jun 2016
Sep 2007

2208 mi
Engine computer reprogramming update. Engine surging. 
Oct 2007

3134 mi
Body control module replacement. Door lock problem. 3000 mile oil change. 
Feb 2008

9000 mi
Tire pressure monitor system reset. 
Mar 2008

11000 mi
Bad brake light switch (attached to pedal) 
Nov 2010

52500 mi

US $280
Accelerator pedal position sensor was defective, placed engine in "reduced engine power" mode. Replaced pedal assembly. Problem corrected. 
Jan 2014

98300 mi

US $459
Changed out all shocks. 80K would have been a better interval. Rides like new now. 
Dec 2014

108000 mi

US $388
Evap solenoid and harness. 
Feb 2015

110000 mi

US $174
Oil pressure gauge erratic. Bad oil pressure sending unit. 
May 2015

113000 mi

US $112
First rear brake service. Replaced brake shoes and turned drums 
Jul 2015

115000 mi

US $1500
3rd and 4th gears gone 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Nebraska, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
Mar 2015

59000 mi

US $500
All battery cables and internal computers were replaced... after extensive diagnostics the dealer determined a massive electrical surge perhaps was at fault. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Colorado, United States
Jul 2013 - Jun 2016
May 2013

83714 mi

US $118
Self repair of Transmission Oil Cooler Lines. One line had small leak (GM Considers normal wear, not under warranty) so I replaced all 3. 
Apr 2014

95000 mi

US $1500
Rack and pinion system leaking, replaced entire rack (and entire front end suspension components at the same time. Shocks, Struts, Tie Rod Ends, Rack, Ball Joints) 
May 2014

101000 mi

US $100
Front axle seal leaking differential oil. Replaced Axle Seal 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Oregon, United States
Mar 2012 - May 2013
Jun 2012

39000 mi

US $398
Front Brake pads & rotors turned 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2015 - Feb 2016
Oct 2015

46000 mi

US $128
Bad impact sensor 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

295-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Arizona, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
Dec 2015

114000 mi

US $100
Starter went out 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

367-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Illinois, United States
Sep 2011 - Jul 2016
Dec 2011

50000 mi

US $130
Another replacement battery. This would make it the 3rd battery counting the OEM. The last battery lasted 2 years. All charging and support systems checked OK 
Jul 2016

57000 mi

US $50
RH Power Fold Mirror Gear broke. Used aftermarket gear to fix vs buy whole mirror assembly 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

295-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in California, United States
Aug 2010 - Jan 2016
Jul 2011

41000 mi

US $800
Brake booster went out 
Dec 2011

48000 mi

US $750
brake booster 
Feb 2013

60700 mi

US $700
Replace brakes and pads, turn rotors. 
Oct 2013

63300 mi

US $2000
Engine used to much oil, bad rings 
Jul 2014

68000 mi

US $700
Driver side inside door handle broke and whole door panel had to be replaced 
Oct 2014

70300 mi

US $700
replace brakes and rotors again Tire system went out 
Sep 2015

75000 mi

US $300
seat belt buckle broke 
Oct 2015

76300 mi

US $300
Engine started eating oil, about 1 quart every 2500 miles 
Jan 2016

80000 mi

US $150
Replace battery 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

367-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Kansas, United States
Oct 2007 - Mar 2014
Sep 2007

21947 mi
Brakes pulsating - Dealer resurfaced front rotors. Harsh transition between V4-V8 Mode - Dealer reprogrammed ECM and TCM (fixed) 
Dec 2007

28000 mi
Transmission fluid leak due to faulty seal. New part ordered and installed. Problem corrected. 
Jan 2010

66000 mi

US $340
XM/OnStar antenna malfunctioned. Replaced antenna and everything works normally. 
Oct 2010

78300 mi
Water pump started leaking. Water pump was covered under the powertrain warranty and was replaced by the dealership. Repair was completed in 3 hours. 
Aug 2012

160000 mi

US $900
Replaced upper and lower ball joints w/ alignment. 
Nov 2013

194300 mi

US $450
Exhaust manifold bolts (both cylinder banks) broke, resulting in exhaust leak. Exhaust manifolds resurfaced and new bolts installed. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in New Mexico, United States
Mar 2011 - Apr 2014
Mar 2012

56000 mi

US $200
Rotors required turning at less than 60K. 
Nov 2013

73000 mi

US $6000
Required full engine replacement due to multiple failures, culminating in shreded metal in oil pan 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Georgia, United States
Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
Sep 2014

131000 mi

US $100
truck started shifting hard. service traction control light and service transmission light came on. took it to a shop and was told it need new PCM and possibly more modules. after resetting computer, 3 times,in 3 days,I trades the truck. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Michigan, United States
- Feb 2009
Jan 2008

4000 mi
Warranty - No Start, Towed to dealership. Replaced something electrical in ignition system 
Jun 2008

13000 mi
Warranty - Replace radio. Would not play/eject CDs. Lost CDs that were in old radio, they were SUPPOSED to send back - never did. 
Jul 2008

14000 mi
Warranty - Replace lock mechanisms in tailgate. Latch mechanisms corroded to the point where tailgate would not stay shut. 
Oct 2008

16000 mi
Warranty - Rebuilt Transmission. After MUTLIPLE diagnostic trips to the dealership, got them to admit the transmission was failing. It would slip when shifting into 2nd gear. Repaired trans - not replaced as I would have preferred. 
Dec 2008

19000 mi
Warranty - Another electrical problem with the ignition switch. Replaced faulty electronics. 
Feb 2009

23000 mi
Warranty - replaced battery. Would not hold a charge. 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

315-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in South Carolina, United States
Apr 2011 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

100000 mi

US $550
Fuel tank vent was malfunctioning. They had to drop the tank to repair which led to the increased cost. The part its self was inexpensive. 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Oklahoma, United States
Nov 2009 - Dec 2014
Dec 2014

125000 mi

US $450
Leaking head gasket replaced with two spark plugs 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2013 - Jul 2015
Jul 2014

82700 mi

US $1208
Top of fuel pump and the lines to it had rusted severely and one of the lines had a hole that was venting fuel vapor. The fuel pump and the lines had to be replaced. I could not continue to drive the truck as there was a risk of fire. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Iowa, United States
Mar 2008 - Sep 2012
Dec 2008

23000 mi
Wasn't starting well. Noticed happening after I changed the battery.  
Jan 2009

25000 mi
I replaced battery, and soon afterwards Truck wouldn't start reliably. Eventually, the Techs removed and reinstalled all battery/ignition cables. Fixing it . . . for now . . . 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Manitoba, Canada
Jan 2011 - Dec 2015
Apr 2011

48980 mi

C $100
check tire monitor system, 3rd time in. dealer replaced tire sensor for their cost of part only, no labour. was on warranty previous times in. 
May 2012

61060 mi

C $700
BODY CONTROL MODULE FAILURE 
Feb 2013

67200 mi
MIL indicator on, replaced catylitic converter 
Jun 2014

81840 mi

C $80
Replaced badly worn lower ball joints 
Dec 2014

84320 mi

C $35
squeaking from engine, replaced belt tensioner pulley 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Michigan, United States
Sep 2008 - Jul 2012
Jul 2009

29000 mi
Could not manually relearn tire positions after I rotated tires. Dealer used scan tool to relearn, no other problem found with TPMS system Brake pulsation, front rotors were resurfaced to correct the problem. 
Aug 2010

47700 mi

US $550
Power steering pump failed. Pump replaced with new part. 
Jul 2011

59000 mi

US $370
AIr Bag light on (air bags not functional when light is on). Replaced failed left front impact sensor (electrical failure). 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

295-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Arizona, United States
Nov 2011 - Jan 2012
Dec 2011

79000 mi

US $2000
transmission blew out an inner seal and had no third or fourth gear 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Florida, United States
Aug 2013 - Jun 2016
Sep 2013

88000 mi
Fault codes indicated a throttle body/accelerator pedal sensor problem. Truck running fine, but engine light on. Cleaned the throttle body, applied dielectric grease to connection, reset the idle speed. Codes and engine light went off. 
Dec 2013

91000 mi

US $100
Tire pressure sensors weren't working. Replaced with Dorman sensors. Dorman engineer told me their batteries last 5-7 years. GM's last 10 year or 100,000 miles. Dormans are a fraction of the cost of GM's, so it was a no brainer to use the 
Aug 2015

115000 mi

US $150
The voltage indicator dial kept dropping. It seemed somewhat sporadic. I tested the battery, but it was ok. A test on the alternator indicated it wasn't charging enough. So, I bought a new alternator and installed it. 
Sep 2015

116000 mi

US $150
Replaced knock sensors, crankshaft sensor, camshaft sensor. They were all easy except crankshaft sensor. The inner portion had expanded in the opening that it was installed in and had to be drilled, chipped, and pried out. 6 hours. The mounting holes for the splash guard plastic had deteriorated and the splash guard was falling off. I bought an aftermarket guard and replaced the OEM one. Stabilizer bar rubber spacers had deteriorated and caused a clunking noise when turning slowly in tight corners. 
Apr 2016

120700 mi
replaced upper and lower ball joints on front wheels. Upper joints were worn; lower were replaced as preventative 
Jun 2016

122000 mi

US $100
Alternator went bad 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Missouri, United States
Oct 2008 - Jun 2011
Apr 2008

20000 mi
The coating on the inside spokes of the steering wheel started to wear off so I scraped the rest away. In my opinion it shouldn't have happened. I didn't have time to take it to the dealer. 
Jul 2010

80000 mi

US $35
The right top rail bed guard flew off and had to be replaced. 
Nov 2010

104000 mi

US $450
Fuel and crankshaft sensors failed. Dealer said they had to scrape carbon off intake areas.I asked him if this was normal and his response was that it should have been done every 30,000 mi.at a cost of $200 each time.I'm going back to Ford. 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

295-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in New York, United States
Oct 2007 - Nov 2011
Jul 2010

26000 mi
chrome hubcap delaminated. was replaced 
Jul 2011

37000 mi
rust showing on lower edge of tailgate 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

315-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in New Mexico, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2016
Mar 2014

59000 mi

US $165
Service engine light on: Cleaned mass air flow sensor, and replaced air filter 
Apr 2015

65000 mi
Replaced original battery 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Virginia, United States
Nov 2008 - Jun 2016
Sep 2010

18000 mi
Transmission front seal leaking. Removed transmission and replaced seals and gaskets 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Alabama, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2014
Dec 2007

49000 mi
TPMS SENSOR BAD 
Sep 2008

59000 mi
TRANSMISSION NOT SHIFTING OUT OF SECOND GEAR 
Mar 2013

119000 mi

US $449
EVAP CANISTER 
Apr 2013

121000 mi

US $450
brake booster replaced 
Jan 2014

200000 mi

US $5100
pads rotors hubs  half shafts struts 

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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2008 - Mar 2010
Jan 2009

21080 mi
Drivers window squeals badly when lowering. Was good for a bit but now does it again. 
Apr 2009

27900 mi
Tailgate hard to open. Broken clip replaced. 

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