2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
$
583
to $
867
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
$
147
to $
337
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
$
397
to $
1,160
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
$
374
to $
611
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
$
314
to $
618

2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Problems

Heating and AC Temperature and Air Delivery Mode Door Actuators May Fail

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) air delivery and/or temperature mode door actuator may fail. This can result in incorrect air delivery or temperature. If this occurs, fault code(s) stored in the HVAC control module should be available to assist with diagnoses.

ABS Light Due to Poor Electrical Ground Under the Battery Tray

A poor electrical ground under the battery tray may cause the ABS warning light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us that cleaning and properly securing this ground and also the main ABS ground on the frame rail below the drivers door may be necessary.

4WD Transfer Case Position Sensor/Selector Switch May Fail

The 4WD transfer case encoder motor position sensor or the selector switch may fail causing the service 4WD message to be displayed. Fault code(s) stored in the transfer case control module will be of assistance in determining the exact fault causing the message to be displayed.

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Questions

Does anyone else have an issue with the back left bumper dropping a little? (2 answers)

I used 4wd low briefly and afterward I am unable to get truck back into 2wd? (1 answer)

Used 4wd low on rather steep, slick driveway and after back on level ground, stuck in 4wd low. No light indicated on panel and service light came on until I reset with battery cable. Still stuck in 4wd low, buttons useless!

Has anyone had a problem with the wiring for the cigarette lighter melting/fire (1 answer)

What would cause the wiring for the cigarette lighter - to get hot melt catch fire now ive got no speedometer. Fuel gage dont work, the tachometer dont work the dash put off

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Recalls

Recall 05V379000
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE UNWANTED ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) ACTIVATION. THIS CONDITION IS MORE LIKELY TO OCCUR IN ENVIRONMENTALLY CORROSIVE AREAS. THIS RECALL WILL BE LAUNCHED IN THE "SALT BELT" STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, ...
Recall 04V129000
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE GALVANIZED STEEL TAILGATE SUPPORT CABLES THAT RETAIN THE TAILGATE IN THE FULL OPEN (HORIZONTAL) POSITION MAY CORRODE, WEAKEN, AND EVENTUALLY FRACTURE. IF BOTH CABLES FRACTURED, THE TAILGATE WOULD SUDDENLY DROP AND STRIKE THE TOP SURFACE OF...

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Reviews

besides my current problem with the 4wh. drive, i absolutely love my avalanche... i will never not have one. it is by far the smoothest ride, the back seats are just as comfy as the front, and it is the best drive in movie vehicle ever... with traveling coolers built in. Love this truck!!
I absolutely love my 02, Brakes are a slight downer but I absolutely love this vehicle. The plastic cladding is a lifesaver in campus parking lots, and when they fade just slap a coat of Refinish Restore on it and its good to go. I put a Cold Air Intake in it and a cat back exhaust and it howls, sadly im pushing 120,000 miles, but I might turn it into a million mile chevy just because I cann...
For about a month my truck has been cutting back while driving on the interstate when I press the gas petal. I thought that I solved the problem when I had a full tune-up, and I replaced the fuel filter. The problem continues to exist but just not as bad as it was. What should I do next?

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