2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Crankshaft Position Sensor and a periodic problem on this vehicle is failure of the Catalytic Converters (on 4.8L, 5.3L and 6.0L engines only). Failure of the Crankshaft Position Sensor will prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to replace the Crankshaft Position Sensor is estimated at $87.71 for parts and $58.50 for labor. The cost to replace both Catalytic Converters is estimated at $910.00 for parts and $221.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Front Axle Seals (4X4 models only). The cost to repair the Front Axle Seals is estimated at $16.00 each for parts and $65.00 for the left side, $110.50 for the right side, and $143.00 for both sides for the labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the Front Wheel Speed Sensor(s). Failure of the Front Wheel Speed Sensor(s) can cause false cycling of the ABS brakes. The cost to repair the Front Wheel Speed Sensor(s) is $124.97 for the parts and $84.50 for labor per side. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder and Housing Assembly. Failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder and Housing Assembly may prevent the engine from starting. The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder and Housing is estimated at $183.75 for parts and $84.50 for labor. All prices are estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Accessories

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC). The cost to replace the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) is estimated at $262.00 for parts and $39.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

3 out of 5 3 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
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Engine Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems
Transmission & Driveline Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 3 out of 5 2 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
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