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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Repair Histories

73 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. 27 of these members (37%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 61 repairs to 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500s--an average of 0.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 61 repairs.

2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 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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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

315-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Ohio, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2011
13000 mi   Drivers side door electronic lock quit working. Replaced under warranty. Drivers side exterior door handle had a broken part indside. 

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in California, United States
Nov 2008 - Sep 2011
31300 mi   Driver window made loud noise when rolled down. Service bulletin to lubricate motor. Also lubricated passenger window. 
46000   Error code P0601, ROM checksum error. Truck shut down on freeway while driving giving message "Engine Power Reduced". Required replacement of ECM. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2012
14000 mi   power lock would not actuate on driver side 

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2008 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 Ohio, United States
Oct 2008 - Jun 2014
24000 mi   Align front driver door because of contact with rear door. 
25000   Replaced door lock actuator 
59000 US $189 Purge solenoid valve. Emission system. 
60000   Reflash ecu with updates to correct fuel trim for warm starts. 

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

295-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Arizona, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2011
22000 mi   Loud clunking in rear. Dealer lubed yoke and said it would be fixed 
45000 US $450 Loud clunking returned in rear end. Dealer said there is nothing they can do to fix it. It is a normal chevy issue I must deal with Clips on driver side head light broke. Water leaked into the area. Fogged up and burned out lamp. 
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2011
22000 mi   drive shaft clunk when locking and releasing of drivetrain 
23000   problem continues - drive shaft clunk when locking and releasing of drivetrain yoke and tailshaft was replaced  

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

315-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Texas, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2012
35000 mi   Door actuators stopped working. It seems to be a common problem with the new body GM trucks. 
67700 US $300 Power door lock actuators went bad for a second time. 
69700   Passengers inside door handle stopped working. 

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2008 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 Ontario, Canada
Sep 2008 - Nov 2010
4340 mi   Loud squeaking noise when brakes applied. This occurs when truck is moved from a cold start. There is a recall for this problem. 

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

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

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Maryland, United States
Sep 2008 - Jul 2013
  Rotors had rust groove (lot rot) from the truck sitting on the lot for 1 yr prior to sale. 
5000 mi   Turned front rotors for pulsation new switch order for brake lights not coming on early enough onstar reception problem at times Brake light switch not engaging under light pressure 
15000   Paint was worn off of the keyless entry buttons. Dealer replaced remote. 

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

195-horsepower 4.3L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Oregon, United States
Dec 2008 - Feb 2013
2000 mi   Check engine light on: replaced oxygen sensor 
7000   Pulsing brakes. 
7000   Recurring brake pulsing. This time rear drums were replaced. 

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