Diesel Engine Injector Problems
We live at high altitude(above 5000 ft) and have been having trouble when towing with our diesel Silverado. We bought this truck because of the towing capacity, and now that the 5 year warranty is up(by 10 days) we have had trouble towing our trailer. Engine goes into reduced power mode, says fuel filter capacity is 0% and will not haul our trailer. Only does this under load-drove the truck 3,000 miles after the problem first happened and it ran fine!!! Now that the warranty is over, it has done it twice more within 3 days and the dealership says it needs new injectors. 5,000 repair job that they will not pay for. Apparently, there have been lots of problems with these injectors, but why not tell the customer this so that they know to check for this? The truck only has 87,000 miles, but it is a diesel and it should be dependable for a lot longer than that! They tell me the new set of injectors will probably only last for another 100,000. Sounds like a major defect to me and should be recalled or something should be done to make them last longer. Just wanted to warn other customers if they have problems to get it looked at before the warranty is up. I have been a loyal Chevy fan and have bought probably 10 GM vehicles within the last 10-15 years. This is how my loyalty is rewarded???