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2006 Chevrolet Silverado HD repairs by problem area

Engine (52%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (19%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (5%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (14%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (0%)

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado HD repair cost distribution

$2500+ (10%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (5%)

$100 - $499 (30%)

< $100 (45%)

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Chart based on 20 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2006 Chevrolet Silverado HD

Engine not specified

Chevrolet in Texas, United States
Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015

101000 mi

US $60
Fuel filter plugged 
Chevrolet in Michigan, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2015
May 2015

115000 mi

US $120
Rear differential cover rusted through allowing oil to escape. Was found during spring cleaning so was not driven with low oil. Replaced cover, gasket and fluid. Undercoated new cover after installation. 
Chevrolet in Michigan, United States
Oct 2014 - Mar 2015
Oct 2014

110000 mi
Highway vibration 
Chevrolet in Missouri, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
Feb 2016

183000 mi

US $2800
Replaced turbo 

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado HD 4-door

turbocharged 8-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

Chevrolet in Georgia, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2022
Jun 2022

89000 mi

US $120
Replaced fuel filter head (with new filter also). The orings were bad and was leaking fuel through the primer pump 
Chevrolet in Indiana, United States
Sep 2017 - May 2018
Mar 2018

54000 mi

US $1000
turbocharger oil return line leak 
Chevrolet in Missouri, United States
Dec 2013 - Sep 2017
May 2014

98900 mi

US $500
Engine dies of fuel starvation. Crack in fuel filter base let air in fuel system. Replaced fuel filter mount base. 
Jun 2016

110000 mi
HVAC blower motor died. Replaced. 
Jul 2017

112000 mi

US $1000
Leaking transmission cooler line. Replaced line. Replaced serpentine belt. 
Chevrolet in Utah, United States
Jan 2016 - Jun 2022
Jul 2016

169700 mi

US $75
Replaced worn thermostats 
Apr 2017

177000 mi

US $200
Replaced leaking transmission cooler line 
Jan 2018

185300 mi

US $120
My door froze shut after a snowstorm in early January. When I tried opening it early the next morning, the door handle broke off. Took it to the dealer to replace the exterior door handle. 
Jun 2018

187000 mi

US $200
Replaced broken master window switch in DS door  and broken inside door handle. 
Jun 2022

240000 mi

US $2800
Worn front suspension components and all 4 shocks. Replaced shocks, tie rod ends, upper and lower ball joints, sway bar end links, upper control arms, pitman arm, idler arm and steering stabilizer 

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado HD 2-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

Chevrolet in California, United States
Dec 2013 - Jun 2022
Oct 2014

15000 mi

US $75
Replaced defective Vapor Canister Vent Valve Solenoid. 
Apr 2017

68000 mi

US $93
Replaced for second time a defective EVAP solenoid valve. 
Sep 2017

69000 mi

US $190
Upgraded to 145 amp from 105 amp alternator, serpetine belt replaced. 
Sep 2018

90000 mi

US $87
Replaced clogged fuel evap canister. Engine code P0446 continues as well as slow fuel filling at pump. Will check fill tube with endoscope for obstruction. 
Jan 2022

124996 mi

US $55
Vapor Canister Purge Valve 
May 2022

128500 mi

US $78
Check engine code P0446 set. Replaced Vapor Canister Vent Valve Solenoid. Would not seal due to dirt and dust. Included a secondary filter as a preventative measure. 

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