General Motors Complaint - Rust !! - 2000 GMC 1500 4x4 pickup
In 2000 I purchased a 2000 GMC SLE 4x4 pickup. I love the pickup except it started rusting 2 yrs later. It continued to rust out to the point of being dangerous. The rear disc brakes literally broke in two from rust at 40,000 miles. The brake lines rusted out at the point of attachment to the frame. The spare tire winch rusted out and the tire fell off. Rocker panels and cab corners and rear tire wells rusted out. The sending unit for the gas gauge quit working at 50,000 miles. The 5.3 engine and drive train run perfectly but there is no body for it to drive. I was driving down the road 2 weeks ago and a brake line broke and I had no brakes at all. Talk about dangerous!! No recalls that I know of, unlike Toyota. If GM wants me to jump on the NEW GM band wagon they better be thing about taking care of old business first otherwise Toyota's are looking pretty good, despite their problems.