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Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet C/K 1500 Series, Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD, Exterior, Truck
#101 of 130 Re: creaking [natesms]
Jul 31, 2008 (7:26 pm)
Has anyone made any progress on this. I'm still having to clean my weather stripping once a week and the dealers have been no help.
#102 of 130 Re: creaking [natesms]
Jul 31, 2008 (9:42 pm)
I've used silicone grease in the past and it lasts way longer than the spray. If I remember correctly it was $25 a tube but on a recent visit to that website I noticed you can get considerably more for the same price.
#103 of 130 Original Sales Information
Aug 07, 2008 (7:11 pm)
I have a 1986 Silverado that was originally sold somewhere in Idaho. Is there anyplace in GM that I can send an email to get the name of the selling dealer so that I can contact them?
#104 of 130 Silverado HD plastic chrome b umper
Sep 27, 2008 (1:57 pm)
Does anybody other than me have a problem with paying the high price of a Silverado HD pickup only to find out that the flashing bright bumper(end caps) that the new Silverado HD pickups is made out of PLASTIC!!!
How long do you think shine will last before the front of $40,000 look like crap? Not only is it cheap it looks cheap too. I only wish you could option out of that style of bumper when ordering.
#105 of 130 hellllppp
Oct 09, 2008 (4:27 pm)
I have a 95 chevy 1500 z71 with a 5. v8 my starter would randomly not work so after a few days of screwing around i discoverd that if i wiggled a wire connected to the sylenoid then it would start so we got a new sylenoid and put it on and after all is said we re connected the battery and without the keys in the ignition right when i touch the possitive wire on the battery back on it started to turn over right away.....ive tried wiring it different and tried another sylenoid on top of the first new one....Note this car used to have a remote starter i just thought maybe that might have something to do with it but im pretty sure it isnt hooked up........so i tried wiren it different and nothing would happen period so i know i def wired it correctly.... what the hell is wrong here
#106 of 130 water and air leaks
Oct 24, 2008 (12:56 pm)
Has anyone encountered air and water leaks into the box area on the new style Silverado's ?
I have plenty of air rushing into the box and lifts my soft tonneau cover up while driving at highway speeds about 2" to 3" over the rail. and every time theres wet roads I get lots of road spray in the box.
Great for my tools !!!
#107 of 130 Re: water and air leaks [dtietz]
Oct 24, 2008 (6:00 pm)
I have the lightweight Undercover ABS-composite solid bed cover on my new-style crew cab 4x4.
I installed EGR bed rail caps to cover my stake holes. There are open areas in the left and right top front area of my bed, sealed using DapTex latex-based Insulating Foam Sealant that remains soft and flexible. I have a TrailFX bed mat on the floor. These minimize water blow-by in most of my vulnerable areas. I also added a TruxSeal tailgate seal in the back (mostly to minimize dust draw in the back).
Both sides and bottom-front of my bed are not air tight. There are drain holes thru my front floor and body gaps behind both side walls. With my solid bed cover, air pressure is not a problem, although I can understand it's effect on your soft cover. This is one reason I selected a light weight hard cover that can easily be removed. Remember our truck beds are not designed to be air-water tight.
Where are you noticing the most "water spray" in your soft-covered truck bed, front, back, sides?
#108 of 130 Re: Tailgate Issue [oscgolf]
Nov 14, 2008 (9:47 am)
The problem with my tailgate (2000 Siverado 4.8L 3rd Door ) is is there is a little plastic piece that keeps breaking. The dealership want $150 to fix the problem. I am just try to find a detailed diagram of the tailgate so I could fix this myself.
#109 of 130 Re: water and air leaks [rippstein]
Dec 02, 2008 (7:42 am)
sorry I didnt get back earlier ! The most leakage is coming in from the 4 odd shaped holes under the bed rails on both sides(8 holes total), I plugged the holes for a temporary fix with duct tape and didnt have any problems so I know thats where the problem comes from but yet the dealer argues that it's my tonneau cover that is causing all the problems, I have been dealing with Chevy customer service several times on this issue and they keep saying take it back to the dealer, what a run around ! CLOSE THEM UP! NO LEAKS ! open them up it leaks again, now I'm getting snow and salt spray in the box too !!
#110 of 130 Re: Tailgate Issue [ldhardt]
Dec 02, 2008 (9:43 pm)
I decided to fix this myself... and actually it was pretty easy. If you unbolt the latch, it lifts out pretty easy and replacing the plastic clip is fairly simple. I thought about taking pictures at the time to document the procedure, but it was too simple...