How Much Does a 2003-2008 Chevy Silverado Starter Cost?

December 7, 2023

The Chevy Silverado, the successor of Chevy C/K lines,was introduced in 1998 then become very popular because of it’s good off-road performance,commendable maneuverability and high hauling and towing capacities.Recently,we found many Chevy Silverado owners reported starter problems with their trucks,which caused many inconvenience for their life even work.

What is a Truck starter?

Starter is an electronic device that lets the crankshaft turning to start your vehicle.If it stops working,your Chevy Silverado 1500 won’t start and stay where it is.If you have a failed starter,jump-starting it with battery cables but bad luck,maybe it is probably time to replace a new truck starter.

When you need to replace Silverado Starter ?

· When turning the ignition key,it does not start or starts intermittently

· Producing grinding noise due to the worn out drive gear and improper working

· When the battery is working correctly and fully charged,the starting speed is very low and it takes a long time to crank to a start

How Much Does a 2003-2008 Chevy Silverado Starter Cost?

Chevy Silverado starter price depends on many factors,like OEM or Aftermarket starter replacement,local repair shop or online store and so on.The average cost for a Silverado Starter Replacement is $317 and $557. Labor costs are estimated between $61 and $211 while parts are priced between $256 and $346. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.Seems silverado starters are more expensive than we expected,in fact high quality aftermarket Chevy Silverado Starter in Hexautoparts is under $30- $50 plus free shipping and no core charge.So try Hex Auto Parts to get cheap starters and save your money by limiting truck starter replacement cost.


More Chevy Silverado Starters Cost Estimates


Starter For 1999-2004 Chevy Silverado 1500 4.3L V6 Starter For 2004-2008 Chevy Silverado 4.8L V8 Starter For 2003-2008 Chevy Silverado 5.3L V8
Starter For 2003-2005 Chevy Silverado 6.0L V8
Part Number:6485 Part Number:6494 Part Number:6494 Part Number:6492
Labor Cost:$50-$85 Labor Cost:$91-$110 Labor Cost:$70-$105 Labor Cost:$65-$92


How To Replace the Silverado Starter Myself?

If you are a DIYer or like DIY repair projects,no doubt replacing a new Silverado Starter from Hex Auto Parts by yourself can save your much money as there is no labor costs.

Here is the way to install a new starter on Chevy Silverado 1500 4.3L,the steps of removing starters is in reverse.It’s for reference only.The installation method of different years and engines Chevy Silverado may be a bit different.


Firstly,install the starter.

Secondly,install the mounting bolts and shim. Torque the bolts to 33 ft lbs. (45 Nm).Please keep in mind all our starters don’t include the bolts,so you could use the bolts of your stock one.

Thirdly,install the wires. Torque battery wire nut to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm) and ignition nut to 18 inch lbs. (2 Nm).

Then install the bracket and shield. Torque the nuts to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).

Finally,connect the negative battery cable.

Five steps and 1-2 hours,then your Chevy Silverado 1500 come back on road.Also,you could find some useful Chevrolet Silverado 1500 starter repair videos on Youtube,which is more clear and vivid.


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