2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
- 4WD Transfer Case Position Sensor/Selector Switch May Fail
- Speedometer or Other Instrument Panel Gauge May Work Erratically
- Steering May Develop Clunk Noise From Upper Intermediate Steering Shaft
- Heating and AC Temperature and Air Delivery Mode Door Actuators May Fail
- Daytime Running Lights are Prone to Burning Out
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Problems
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.
The speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault. The warranty has been extended on some of these units to 7 years or 70,000 miles.
The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft. Our technicians tell us that you should check with you local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Questions
Started having problems with the gear indicator when shifting from D to reverse, or even park. When changing gears from D to R instead of R being highlighted it would be 3. Even when putting into park (P) 3 would be highlighted or sometimes nothing at all, and the auto door locks will stay locked...
this all came about when i was trying to get my boat off trailer.kept hitting the brakes hard in reverse to get boat off trailer
have also cleaned all the grounds i could find if that makes a difference.
when i have taken out the cluster there is a burn mark on the part that houses the prndl.
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Recalls
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Reviews
I loved my 2002 Avalanche! When the miles started getting high (80,000) I decided to trade for a new one. I'm a female and spend alot of time on the highway long distances. Soooo disappointed in the new ones! They don't have the compartments the older models have and the leather seats aren't nearly as comfortable! Really miss my '02
I love my Avalanche and would get another one if I got another truck. I love all of the little compartments and features of it, and especially the factor truck cover. The compartments in the side are great for in the winter to keep an Ice Scraper in so that you can just open it up and start cleaning off your truck! I love it! The only problem I have had is with the braking system, which inc...
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...