If you were once the proud owner of a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 but are now experiencing problems, do not fret you could be covered by lemon law. Lemon law came in to play in California in 1993 and supports those who buy from used car dealers and have been misled. The law will also support you if there are known mechanical problems that the dealer did not make you aware of.
It is important to ask your dealer if there are any known issues with the model of the car you are buying and if the previous owner has experienced ant difficulties. However, no matter how much due diligence you put into your pre-sale research, some dealers strive to catch you out.
If you have bought a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 and realize you have been duped by your dealer you will be protected by consumer law.
Technical faults with the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
The most prevalent problem with the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 is that the car starts to vibrate significantly between 1400-1700 RPM and over 40 mph. It is believed that there is not a known fix to this issue as it is related to the drive train according to experienced mechanics who have tried to resolve this complaint. This complaint is also apparent for the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado.
Other issues with this Chevrolet model are:
- Rear axle oil leaks
- Rear hub debris
- Grinding noise from the rear end
If these technical faults sound familiar to you it is time to take action. Your first point of call should be with your dealership as they should investigate this issue. If, after a reasonable amount of repairs you are still having issues then you should call our lemon law hotline.
Expert consumer advice from California Lemon Law
The lemon law protects buyers from being left out of pocket when they realize there is a fault with their vehicle. If you are under any type of warranty, whether it be the original warranty, an extended warranty or a specific warranty set out by your dealer you will be covered. It is reasonable to expect your dealer to attempt to fix the issue and if all actions fail they should refund you.California Lemon Law Center has worked with many clients who have unwittingly bought a car that has vibration issues and we have a 99% success rate in helping them. Whether we help get your car fixed or the dealer ends up repurchasing your faulty car, we will make sure you are 100% happy.