2002 Chevrolet S10 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Chevrolet S10

2002 Chevrolet S10 Problems

Internal Faults in Distributor Can Cause Engine Problems

The distributor may develop internal faults. This can cause a rough running engine or stalling condition, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Our technicians tell us that the distributor should be overhauled or replaced to correct this concern.

Fuel Level Sensor Failure

It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pump module replaced on high mileage vehicles.

Serpentine Belt Tensioner May Fail

The serpentine belt tensioner can fail; it may become noisy and/or the belt may jump off. Replacement of the failed tensioner will be necessary.

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2002 Chevrolet S10 Questions

When fueling up, the pump keeps kicking off like it is full. (1 answer)

I have changed the fuel solenoid vent valve and it still kicks the pump off. The truck is giving codes of P0446, P0453 and P0304. The Idle Air Control Valve has been replaced and I have also changed the fuel pump and sending unit as well as checked the little spring and flapper at the entrance to...

I unlocked the Theftlock radio but the radio still won't start? (1 answer)

Shifter on steering colum is looseq (1 answer)

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2002 Chevrolet S10 Reviews

Overall a great truck and daily driver
Have a 2002 S10 2.2 4 cylinder.Is this a interferance or non interferance engine.Timing chain broke.
2002 Chevrolet S10 Visitor, Roebuck, SC, August 11, 2011 17:00 I have a 2002 chevy S10 V6 vortex that will run when it wants to. Do not know what is wrong. It has new fuel pump, relay,battery but will run and cutoff and short time later will restart and maybe run 1/4 of a mile or it might decide to run 40 miles. It only does it when weather is real hot Check your Temp sensor on the drive...

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