2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
$
223
to $
1,790
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
$
167
to $
682
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
$
136
to $
499
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
$
301
to $
726
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
$
94
to $
937

2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Problems

Parking Brake Does Not Hold Due to Worn Parking Brake Shoes

Units with 4 wheel disk brakes may develop at situation where the park brake does not hold as it should. Our technicians tell us this can be caused by worn park brake shoes located inside the drum section of the rear brake disks. The worn shoes should be replaced and properly adjusted to correct this issue.

Daytime Running Lights are Prone to Burning Out

The daytime running lights are prone to burning out. Our technicians tell us that the light sockets may show signs of heat damage but usually are OK. Always be sure to use the correct replacement bulb for the best life expectancy. The new bulb recommendation for 2001-2003 models is #4114K (trade number).

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.

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Questions

How many quarts of transmission fluid is needed for the Dually Model? (1 answer)

I need to know how many quarts of transmission fluid is needed on my 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Diesel Duramax 6.6L V8 Diesel Turbo Dually?

gas smell inside motor home (1 answer)

I had just filled the gas tank to the top after gas pump shut off automaticly.

My SECURITY light flashes when I open the door and I can't program a new remote. (1 answer)

I have a 2002 Silverado 3500 that has a blinking SECURITY light that comes on in the MESSAGE CENTER when I turn off the vehicle and open the door. Yesterday I tried buying a pair of OEM key FOBs, as mine didn't have any when I bought it from the guy a month ago, and during the programming pr...

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 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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