2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2000

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 repairs by problem area

Engine (35%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (16%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

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

Other (1%)

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (10%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (10%)

$100 - $499 (60%)

< $100 (10%)

Chart based on 10 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

315-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

14600 mi Steering position sensor loose- needed to be further secured and lubricated. Problem was discovered when stabilitrak turned off when cornering and would not come back on. There was an existing TSB about problem. 

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2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

315-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

13600 mi ABS, traction control, stability control sensor failure. 

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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

315-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

62000 mi

US $1400
Check engine light was on. 

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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

107260 mi

C $60
All warning messages for brakes and stability control and trailer brakes came on only when cold. OK in the garage and when warm out. Suspect speed sensor or wiring. No time to fix. 
107260 mi

C $500
Fixed stability,traction control,ABS,trailer stability all on message center. 

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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

81500 mi

C $1700
caliper seized 

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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

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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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

295-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

41000 mi

US $800
Brake booster went out 
48000 mi

US $750
brake booster 

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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

120800 mi

US $450
brake booster replaced 

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

285-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

118300 mi POWER BRAKE BOOSTER/MASTER CYLINDER 

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

195-horsepower 4.3L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

106000 mi I started getting messages that said I needed to service the brake system, my husband checked my fluid and it was very low. My husband put some fluid in and that took care of that, but we do not know why the fluid was low. 

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

40000 mi

US $1700
Anti-lock brakes, $500. 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

62500 mi

US $25
Front brake line leak due to corrosion 
65000 mi

US $350
Front brake line rusted and burst, 4th line to burst on the truck so all remaining metal lines were replaced. Bent and flared lines myself. Vibration under braking. Upon inspection, it was found that the calipers were not sliding due to corrosion causing the inside pads to ride the rotors. This caused the rotors to warp so calipers, rotors and pads were replaced. 
90000 mi

US $35
Rear brake line going over the gas tank rusted through and needed replacement. 

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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

78000 mi

US $117
ABS light stays on after starting. Hypertech scan said right front sensor failed to report, replaced right front sensor, light now goes off after starting. 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

96000 mi

US $280
left rear wheel cylinder failed during test drive by dealer employee 

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

195-horsepower 4.3L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

127000 mi

US $341
ABS wheel sensor out, needed to replace entire wheel bearing hub assembly 

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

66100 mi

US $150
replaced rear pads and calipers 
90300 mi

US $881
replaced all brake lines and hoses after rusted line ruptured. Had total loss of brakes. 
84200 mi

US $120
Parking brake cable broke and was replaced 

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

207000 mi

US $60
replaced brake lines and hoses from abs pump to left and right rear. 

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

285-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

105000 mi

US $500
Had to replace/adjust parking brake shoes. Additionally, design updated clip was installed to alleviate rattling/scraping sounds. 

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

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

73000 mi

US $65
Replaced intermediate and rear parking brake cables. Intermediate cable snapped and rear ones were badly rusted. 
77200 mi

US $75
Passenger side cable snapped. Replaced. 

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

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

140000 mi

US $500
Caliper piston (lower on 2 piston caliper). Replaced pads, rotors, calipers and flex brake lines. 

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

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

97200 mi

$1200
Replaced parking brake cable 

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

345-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

149000 mi

US $500
Replace front and rear brakes pads and rotors. Replaced front calipers. 

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

153700 mi

US $600
Rear brake lines rusted out 
157200 mi

US $1200
Abs would activate everytime the truck came to a stop. Front wheel speed sensors were not reading at low speed. Had to replace the front wheel hubs. 

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

183300 mi

US $1000
Brake line failure, rusted out typical GM garbage. Replaced all metal lines, master cylinder, front rotors, pads, calipers with brackets. Bled entire system with new fluid. 
184000 mi

US $110
Truck continues to have brake issues. Took back to mechanic to re-bleed the system. Found more air in lines after 4 uses of the Snap on tool to bleed even the ABS pump. 

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

149000 mi

US $50
Parking brake rusted out and cable broke. 
150000 mi

US $250
Brake lines rusted out. Had to replace entire brake line system 
150000 mi

US $5
Replaced rusted out parking brake line with a spliced cable and clamps 
187000 mi

US $350
Replaced seized brake caliper, rotors, and pads 
158400 mi

US $1200
Brake lines and calipers both had leaks. Brakes failed at ~65 MPH :( 

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

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

64000 mi

US $382
Brake line rotted behind front wheel on drivers side.Chevy shop/dealer replaced with OEM brake line kit of $147....and $202 labor.Was told shop was seeing more and more of this since PA State switched to new /different salt for winter cond. 

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

148000 mi

US $900
Wheel speed sensor failure caused from roadway deicing treatments. One failed the other one was going. ABS was inoperable at low speeds. 

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

275-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

85760 mi

C $700
Brake line failed because of rust, both rear calipers replaced because of seized bleeders. 
90400 mi

C $950
some brake lines replaced due to rust 
92480 mi

C $216
Rear flex hose failed 

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

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

72300 mi

US $200
Replaced speed sensors in both front wheels 

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

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

38000 mi

US $808
Rear brake calipers and rear brake shoes. 

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

275-horsepower 4.8L V8 5-speed manual RWD

19000 mi

US $900
Rotor were all pitted beyond any hope of repair. Everything was too rusty and worn out. New rotors, pads, shims, emergency brakes. Just rusted beyond safe use. Piece of junk. 

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

103000 mi

US $55
Right reat brake caliper needed replacing. Locked up. 
110360 mi

C $250
backing plates for parking brake replaced due to rust 
147560 mi

C $680
replaced all brake lines 

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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

196000 mi

US $700
Brake line replacement due to corrosion. 
129300 mi

US $300
rusted steel lines replaced with copper lines. 
111000 mi

US $600
Brakelines rotted out. One blew while towing boat on freeway in sudden slowdown. Frankly all lines in very rusted poor condition. Stainless steel should be REQUIRED. 
112000 mi After the above brake line was replaced I traded the car - to repair all the brake lines would have been very expensive. 

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

108000 mi

US $65
Parking brake pedal assembly weak and needed to be replaced 

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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

75000 mi ABS light on, presumably sensor failure 

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

200-horsepower 4.3L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

190000 mi abs would come on at slow speed, sensors were replaced 

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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

191000 mi 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. 

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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

184000 mi

US $1000
experiencing brake surge/shaking, replaced rear rotors and pads and right rear caliper, found right rear rotor inner webbing failure causing problem. 

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

154700 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. 
178000 mi

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

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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

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

79500 mi

US $2500
Additionally, large portions of brake line were replaced due to rusting. 
87000 mi

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

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

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. 
130700 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. 

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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

123000 mi

US $80
Parking brake shoe retaining clip broke. Part replaced as part of a revised clip kit. Install took less than an hour. 

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