2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2005

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 repairs by problem area

Engine (10%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (18%)

Suspension and Steering (31%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (7%)

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (8%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (46%)

$100 - $499 (23%)

< $100 (23%)

Chart based on 13 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Engine not specified

34500 mi

US $900
front bearings per abs problems and noise 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

57000 mi

US $300
Rack and Pinion was bad; replaced. 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

43000 mi Truck had a slight knock in steering like a gremlin was hitting the steering column with a ballpeen hammer, especially when going around corner/bend in road. First no cost fix thru Chevy was to grease something in steering column/box. Knock returned about 
154000 mi

US $1200
Front Wheel Bearings, Full Brake job. Replaces all 4 shocks. 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

98000 mi

US $450
replace inner tie rods 
150700 mi

US $150
Replace shocks on complete suspension 
63000 mi

US $650
During 60,000 mile PM actual miles of 62500 the left wheel bearing was worn excessively and it was replaced. 
67000 mi

US $950
Tie rod replacement Steering column rubber causing noise when turning 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

169000 mi

US $6500
Steering gear faulty, no power steering assist when turning right and at low speed (parking lots) 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

285-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

63000 mi

US $200
Rattling behind the dashboard was related to a broken bearing at the bottom of the steering shaft. The shaft had to be removed and the column replaced. The rattling would occur every time you would hit a bump or go over uneven roads. 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

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

32000 mi Intermidiate Steering Assembly replaced. Caused Vibration at low speeds in Steering Wheel. Common problem for Silverados. 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

98000 mi Intermediate steering shaft loose again/still when traded. 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

52080 mi

C $520
Left Bearing went on the front driver side wheel. 
75600 mi

C $900
Replaced drivers side wheel bearing Replaced drivers side tie rod end 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

285-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

125000 mi

US $550
Replaced left front bearing hub. 
132300 mi

US $175
Replaced right front bearing hub. 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Suspension Problems

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