2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Repair and Maintenance

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

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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590
to $
1,018
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$
278
to $
644
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$
264
to $
789
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$
405
to $
756
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
$
192
to $
479

2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Problems

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.

Steering Wheel Position Sensor May Fail

The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.

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.

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions

ac blows only on the floor, will not blow through the vents. (1 answer)

no mater which position the selector switch is in.

starts instantly when cold. cranks long when warmed up. just started this the la (2 answers)

just started doing this the last few days since the weather warmend up

Truck sputtering while going up hill (1 answer)

Truck sputtering while going up any grade hill but on level ground runs fine. I've changed coils, wires, plugs, knock sensors, o2 sensors, fuel pump, fuel filters. Any idea why it does this it's driving me crazy not figuring it out. Plz help!

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 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 05V161000
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND BUILT WITH EITHER PBR PARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS OR TRW PARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS, THE PARKING BRAKE FRICTION LININGS MAY WEAR TO AN EXTENT WHERE THE PARKING BRAKE CAN BECOME INEFFECTIVE IN IMMOBILIZING A PARKED VEHICLE.
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 Silverado 1500 Reviews

I own a 2002 Ext cab Silverado 2WD 4.3 L V6 Automatic. Fuel MPG averages 19 - 20 mpg combined. It has 235K original miles and still going strong. It stranded me one time, I had to replace the fuel pump. That was about 90K miles ago. The front rotors and pads were replaced 40K miles ago. My rear brake pads are still good. I Put in 2 batteries and I am on my 3rd set of tires. Transmission has bee...
My 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 regular cab 4.3 V6 still running strong. 195808 miles on it. Was abused by my dad's workers while it was a work truck for Davey Tree. Those idiots even burnt up the engine too. Rebuilt it and now care for it like it should be cared for. Transmission still shifts like new. Brakes are great. Makes my dad's 2011 F250 look like nothing. Best truck I've ever used and...
I have a 2002 silverado PU extended cab 1500 with the 327 engine , it has nearly 200,000 miles on it , All I have ever done to it is 1 brake job, one fuel pump, one new set of tires, and one the the gears in the tranny went bad. Other then that it still looks like new and drives smooth and has a lot of power. I love it ! best vehicle I have ever owned

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