2001 Chevrolet Silverado - Page 9 - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


If you still have the original fuel pump and sender, you're looking at a bad sender. As it's in the gas tank attached to the fuel pump, it's best to replace both at the same time, as they typically are sold as an assembly. The pumps are good for about 100,000-150,000 mi, the senders are good (on the original) are good for about 80,000 before they start giving problems. Bottom line, your sender needs replaced, whether you do it with or without the fuel pump.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 17, 2010 | 231 views


have you started truck and seen if there is flow in the radiator? If not replace the waterpump, Although it may not leak it can still be bad....

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 14, 2010 | 169 views


Plugged Vent Holes in Master Cylinder Cap or Cover

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 23, 2010 | 446 views


1 Inspect Air Filter Clogged or Dirty Air Filter. 2 Inspect Fuel Filter Clogged or Dirty Fuel Filter. 3 Inspect PCV Valve Clogged Emission System. 4 Inspect Choke Thermostat Stuck or Improperly Functioning Choke Thermostat. 5 Inspect EGR Valve Improperly Functioning or Faulty EGR Valve. 6 Inspect Carburetor Carburetor FLOODING. 7 Inspect Valve Burned, Worn, or Sticking Exhaust Valves. 8 Inspect Hose (PCV)at Clogged or Collapsed PCV Hoses.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 23, 2010 | 326 views


there is a transmission fluid cooler built into the radiator of your truck, which means there are steel lines that run from the side of your transmission up to the radiator, on the passenger side of the truck. the lines are a common leak point due to corrosion. depending on where the leak is, the lines can sometimes be patched, but they sometimes need to be replaced (or fabricated). good luck!

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 20, 2010 | 979 views


only one horn sounds when you hit the button. the other horn is for the alarm and door locks etc. im not sure which is which, but have someone push the horn button while checking for power and ground at the harness connector. if power and ground are there, replace the horn. for your own sanity, buy an original equipment horn that just plugs right in, a universal aftermarket requires you to frankenstein your wiring. good luck!

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 20, 2010 | 1,790 views


Remove the fuse to your radio or disconnect the battery for 1 min, once reconnected. This should reset the radio again, if it does not reset the radio. Your going to have get your radio re-booted at the dealer if it's a soft wear issue and if it's a mechanical issue. The Tech2 scanner will indicate that when trying to re boot the radio.
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2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 13, 2010 | 517 views


I had this problem on my 97 and I had to stick my hands through the grill and pull the latch manually. YOu can try taking pliers and pulling on the cable from inside the truck too. Thats what I did on mine after I noticed the cable dangling there.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 06, 2010 | 52 views


You can not just replace the cable,the whole window regulator has to be replaced.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 04, 2010 | 324 views


The best thing to do is use a factory wire adapter. The main wires you need to worry about are power, battery memory, ground and speaker wires. If you have a power antenna you will need to wire in the remote (normally blue or light blue). The only other wire should be an orange wire for the dimmer on the radio face. This one is not necessary for normal operation. Make sure you have the main 11 wires wired in. Ignition, battery, ground and the 8 speaker wires.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 28, 2010 | 130 views


Its probably the wrong one. In other words perhaps it needs a #10 and you keep putting a #5.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 25, 2010 | 31 views


If the laser lens gets dirty, your unit will not recognize CD's. Try a CD cleaning disc. As a last resort, remove the unit, open it up and gently clean the laser lens with a cotton swab and alcohol.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 24, 2010 | 79 views


BUY A HAYNES REPAIR MANUAL.IT HAS THE AC + HEATING ELECTRICAL DIAGRAMS ALSO SHOW YOU FUSE LOCATION.BUT IF FUSE CHECK OUT GOOD.PROBLEM COULD BE AC + HEATER CONTROL SWITCH BAD.OR AC CLUTCH CYCLING PRESSURE SWITCH IS BAD.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 14, 2010 | 361 views


Try changing the fuel pump relay.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 07, 2010 | 82 views


Replace fitting that screw into radiator, do one at a time, dealer will have this part also radiator shop's cost about $15.00 each.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 06, 2010 | 216 views


My 2001 did the same thing. All I could figure is a short somewhere or a stuck switch. I just pulled the fuse, but now I don't have ABS brakes anymore! And its fine...just like the old days. Good luck

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 06, 2010 | 128 views


you may need to get the fuel pump tested for proper voltage and pressure

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 04, 2010 | 269 views


The err is short for error.If the cd player accepts a cd and can't read it can cause err to display. The cd also can be scratched or the lens may be dirty or damaged.If you buy a cleaner cd and it doesn't work then its time to replace the radio preferrably an aftermarket because the factory type can cost up to $500 or more.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 31, 2010 | 978 views


First !!! Remove battery terminals and air bag fuse, then insert slot screwdriver in hole next to screws you didn't need to remove and twist to release locking tabs for air bag do the same on other side.Remove air bag remove yellow connector on back of air bag( be careful with air bag ) now you can get at horn contacts.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 19, 2010 | 292 views


You can either search it out, or create a new one. Locate the ground wire going to the headlight. You can either cut it and tape it off, or run a new wire into it, and ground it to the body.

2001 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 14, 2010 | 68 views

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