I have a 2011 chevy silverado I had a cold air intake system installed. A week later I notice that my temp. gauge reading higher then normal engine getting hot

210

Asked by Aug 09, 2013 at 10:16 PM about the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext. Cab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

engine getting hotter then normal engine shaking a little is it due to the cold intake system ? or something else any Ideas ?

4 Answers

26,685

Switch back to your stock setup and see if it changes.

107,375

I've never heard of a cold air setup causing those kind of problems unless it is running in a cold climate somewhere around 0 degrees. I would have the cooling system checked for a blockage of either coolant or air flow and change the thermostat, it may not be opening all the way.

26,685

I still think its in the CAI. I mean the problems started right after it was installed. Alot of CAI require a filter like a K&N that needs to be oiled, if the filter is over oiled it can cause the rough idle if that oil has contaminated the air flow meter or any of the other sensors.

4,265

I am sorry to hear you are having this concern. Did you have this system installed at your GM dealership? We can certainly look into this concern. Please email us your name, VIN, address, phone number and the name of your GM dealership to socialmedia@gm.com. Erica Tiffany GM Customer Care

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Silverado 1500

Looking for a Used Silverado 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 162,627 nationwide Silverado 1500 listings starting at $1,500.

ZIP:

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

  • #1
    John Carson
    Reputation
    2,920
  • #2
    Rowefast
    Reputation
    2,140
  • #3
    Andrew Olsen
    Reputation
    1,860
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,253 Great Deals out of 62,825 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
3,237 Great Deals out of 224,155 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
428 Great Deals out of 29,551 listings starting at $2,000
Used Dodge Ram 1500
381 Great Deals out of 11,012 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Tacoma
678 Great Deals out of 41,046 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Tundra
678 Great Deals out of 34,241 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
856 Great Deals out of 39,740 listings starting at $1,990
Used Ram 1500
1,502 Great Deals out of 118,548 listings starting at $4,250
Used Chevrolet Colorado
399 Great Deals out of 38,665 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
465 Great Deals out of 46,739 listings starting at $595
Used Chevrolet Camaro
506 Great Deals out of 30,983 listings starting at $995
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
103 Great Deals out of 13,606 listings starting at $3,900
Used Nissan Titan
313 Great Deals out of 19,026 listings starting at $3,298
Used Chevrolet Avalanche
216 Great Deals out of 5,042 listings starting at $2,488

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
20 Great Deals out of 83,265 listings starting at $9,185
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
222 Great Deals out of 17,432 listings starting at $18,759
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
285 Great Deals out of 7,168 listings starting at $14,495
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
507 Great Deals out of 12,007 listings starting at $10,995
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
540 Great Deals out of 11,875 listings starting at $9,041

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.