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bigman32hockey

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    Carl
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    2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LTZ 6.6L Gas

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  1. I own a 2020 Silverado 2500 LTZ. I have the optional chrome wheels on the truck and 275/65R20 tires. A friend of mine recently purchased new wheels and tires for his 2020 Sierra 2500 AT4. I've been wanting to put some black wheels on my truck for a while now. He gave me the wheels and tires for my truck. Can't beat THAT price! I do have a couple of questions though. First, will going from 275/65R20 tires to 275/70R18 cause me any major issues? I've calculated the total diameter difference to be 0.9 inches. Anyone know if the speedometer and/or odometer will be totally off because of t
  2. If you wouldn’t mind letting me know what they say, that would be great. Unfortunately, I have a feeling you’ll get the, “We couldn’t duplicate the issue” response. But you never know. Maybe there’s something simple that can be done.
  3. I think the OTA Update addressed this issue, along with several other software glitches. I just did the update this evening. Only took about 10 minutes.
  4. Recently my truck has developed an annoying creaking sound coming from the dash. When I push on the dash directly above the center console it creaks terribly. Also happens if I put any forward pressure on the rubber compartment in the center of the dash. I noticed there is a screw under the rubber mat. I'm wondering if I take that off and take a look under there I might be able to do something to quiet it? Wondering if anyone else has had any similar issue. I know creaks and rattles are a fact of life, but if I can quiet it down even a little it would go a long way for my sanity. Thanks
  5. Just to update this. I brought the truck to the Dealership for an oil change after getting the low oil message. I physically watched the technician put in the required 8 quarts. I also checked the dipstick after I got home and had a chance to let the oil settle. The stick read full. I've since out about 500 miles on the truck and the oil level does not seem to have changed from the full mark. I am thinking the first technician simply put in 6 quarts rather than 8. A bit scary, as this was a DEALER!
  6. So I have a 2020 Silverado 2500, but I had this EXACT issue in my driver seat. Mine would squeak when I put pressure around the left side bolster. It made that same sound as in your video. My remedy may be a bit weird, but it worked 100% for me and I no longer have any squeak from the seat. I took a small rag and jammed it up under the seat by the metal frame and the bolster. It took a few tries to get it right, but eventually there was no more noise. I have no idea what was causing it, or how this fixed it, but it did fix it. I found this solution somewhere on another post on the foru
  7. Curious what your engine operating temperatures are when engine is warmed up. I have the 6.6L gas engine. Mine runs about 198 or so. Is this normal? 210 is straight up on the dial so I thought it a bit low.
  8. The invoice said 8 quarts, but I have a feeling this was generated by the VIN, which knows the truck takes 8 quarts. Who knows what they physically put in the truck? I blame myself for not looking at the dip stick when I got the truck back. Just hope no damage was done and that I don't have a bigger issue on my hands.
  9. So I have a 2020 Silverado 2500 with the 6.6L engine. Last night on my way home from Lowe's, I got a message in the DIC that read "Engine Oil Low. Add Oil." Luckily, I was only 3 miles or so from home. I waited two hours for the engine to cool before I checked the oil level on the dip stick. It didn't even read on the stick. Luckily, I happened to have two quarts of the Dexos Gen-2 Synthetic 5W-30 at home. It took both quarts to bring the oil level the the upper mark on the stick. The truck currently has 7,058 miles on it. I did the first oil change (at the Dealership as it was free)
  10. My truck came with the 120-volt outlet in the bed. Weird question, but does anyone know how long the battery would safely last if we were to plug in a small fan and run it with the truck not running? My wife and kids want to go to a drive-in movie tonight but it's baking hot outside so they asked if we could run a fan. I also have to leave the truck in the "On" position since you need to tune the radio to a certain frequency in order to get the sound for the movie. I'm just wondering if doing these two things for a couple hours at the same time would run the battery down.
  11. Mine has done this since Day 1. When sitting and idling, after the truck has warmed up, it sounds like a low hissing sound. When I turn the steering wheel the hissing sound increases. I can drown it out by opening a window or turning up the radio, but I guess I don't really feel like I should have to do that. Plus, where I live it's freezing in the winter and I don't plan on driving around with my window open! I'm not sure why GM calls this "normal". I've driven a lot of vehicles in my time and I don't recall any of them that make this sound. I feel like GM always says an issue is "norm
  12. Mine does the same thing. It's the ONLY issue I have with this truck, but it's SUPER annoying!I can heart a hissing/wheezing sound even when the truck is idling and no hands on the wheel. If I turn slightly left or right it gets even louder. Driving with a window down or the radio on (or both) drowns it out for the most part. But didn't someone at GM drive one of these trucks at some and say, "Man, this thing drives great, but what the hell is that power steering noise?" How does something like this make it through to production like that? Who knows...
  13. Picked mine up about a month ago. Loving it so far. My only gripe would be a somewhat noisy steering column. I'm not sure if it's the digital steering assist, but mine seems to make a kind of "hissing" sound when turning the wheel. Haven't been able to find others with same issue, so I'm wondering if something may be wrong with mine.
  14. Can someone give me a part number for these sensors? I think I'm gonna look for some online first rather than going through the Dealership.
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