Chevy Silverado: Steering Wheel Difficult to Turn

If your Chevy Silverado’s steering wheel is hard to turn, it’s almost always going to be caused by an issue with the power steering system. The power steering system is responsible for taking energy from the engine, converting it to hydraulic pressure, and using that pressure to decrease the amount of force that you need … Read moreChevy Silverado: Steering Wheel Difficult to Turn

Chevy Silverado:  Blue Smoke → Causes & Diagnosis

  A very common problem that affects all vehicles (including the Chevy Silverado) is blue smoke coming from the exhaust.  Reasons for blue exhaust smoke include bad valve seals, valve train wear in general, the PCV valve, burning transmission fluid and more. Blue smoke indicates that your Silverado’s engine is burning oil.  The question is … Read moreChevy Silverado:  Blue Smoke → Causes & Diagnosis

Chevy Silverado: Airbag Light Stays On Diagnosis

Every time you start your Chevy Silverado, the computer system runs a self diagnostic check on all major systems.  If any of these checks fail, you will see a diagnostic warning light on the dash for the corresponding system.  When the airbag system fails this check, you’ll see the airbag light. Depending on the model … Read moreChevy Silverado: Airbag Light Stays On Diagnosis

Chevy Silverado Battery Draining Diagnosis

  If your Chevy Silverado’s battery is draining, it’s something that’ll need addressing right away.  If it is draining while your Silverado is off, it’s usually caused by something that is drawing current that shouldn’t be.  If the battery is draining while you’re driving, that is probably going to be the alternator or battery.  There … Read moreChevy Silverado Battery Draining Diagnosis

Common Reasons Your Chevy Silverado Wont Accelerate

If your Chevy Silverado won’t accelerate, that is a serious cause for concern.  There are a lot of different reasons that can cause this.  Diagnosing the issue can be narrowed down by whether the engine is still revving when you push the gas or not.  There is a section for each scenario with likely causes … Read moreCommon Reasons Your Chevy Silverado Wont Accelerate