2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500

2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 Problems

Stalling or Low Engine Idle Speed Due to Dirty Throttle Body

A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal idle and possible stalling condition. Performing a throttle body service will commonly correct this concern.

Corrosion on Battery Cable Ends

The battery may leak acid at the battery cable connections. As a result corrosion may form on the battery cable ends. Leaking batteries should be replaced and the cables need to be thoroughly cleaned or replaced if necessary.

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.

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 Questions

what would be causing my avalanche to die out while I'm driving ? (1 answer)

It dies out while on freeway and sometimes at stop signs

what would cause the serptine belt to shred (1 answer)

I was coming back from Stanley north Dakota and we stopped for the bathroom and went to start truck and heard a squell and didn't think anything bout it started driving and had no steering the battery little came on and the engine was real hot finally just stopped looked and belt was shreeded...

loading up with fuel. Fuel pressure reg?? (2 answers)

When the truck is warmed up and the weather is HOT outside, it seems to load up with fuel. it pops and "backfires" when accelrating until it "cleans itself up" then will run fine until idling again then it starts all over again. NOW when the weather is a little cooler outside ...

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 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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