2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2001

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 repairs by problem area

Engine (23%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (20%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (10%)

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (11%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (33%)

$100 - $499 (44%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 9 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

124000 mi

C $560
transmission lines to rad had to be replaced 
125600 mi

C $2800
Transmission failed due to fluid leak 

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

175200 mi

US $100
the boots on the drivers side axle were ripped. 

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

270-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

318000 mi

US $400
Spider gear replace 

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

117000 mi

US $120
Rear transmission seal was leaking. 

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

270-horsepower 4.8L V8 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

65000 mi

US $100
U-joint failure. Replaced rear UJ. 

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

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

179000 mi

US $2400
At 178,580 miles I had a new transmission installed. In other words, I got 178,580 miles out of the original transmission. 

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Transmission Problems

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