Question about 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD
This is a very common problem on all chevy trucks for this year. The door lock solenoids are integrated into the door latch assembly, and are notoriously weak. They will work fine sometimes, others they just seem to barely move or not at all. You will need to replaced the door lock / latch assembly for the affected door.
Posted on Jan 27, 2011
I experienced the same problem with my 2008 Silverado. Driver door lock stopped working so I replaced the actuator myself to save the $95 per hour labor charge from the dealer. I've also had to replace the power mirror switch on the drivers side. Now my power mirrors are failing, one power window is failing, and I've already had both front door speakers fail. I've had the door panels off so much I can do it in my sleep! GM put the cheapest electronic components they could find in these trucks. They last until the warranty expires.
Posted on Jun 14, 2014
I agree. My 2008 Silverado is not half the truck my 2006 was. Thanks for the info. I am going to have to change both of my front door parts.
Posted on Dec 13, 2011
My 2008 4 door has the same problem, it started with 1 door then all 4, what a pain in the a**, safty is always a concern, is it locked will it lock, its a joke gm, and its on every customer that paid the sticker price for a new truck, i guess i need to talk to my lawyer and see if their is anything that can be done before i get car jacked or have someone fall out the door on the freeway!!!!! Chevy runs deep lol
Posted on Dec 05, 2011
we have a 08 1500 crewcab chevy that all the power door locks worked excepted the drivers door. We started to look at that door power lock actuater and now the passenger power door lock does not work. Could the trouble be something other than actuaters?
Posted on Oct 23, 2010
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