2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 ProblemsFront/Rear Differential May Develop Noise Due to Worn Bearings
The front or rear differential may develop an abnormal noise due to worn bearings or another internal fault. Our technicians tell us that a complete overhaul of the affected differential is commonly necessary to correct this condition.
The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
The intake manifold gasket may develop an external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 QuestionsWhat is the white stuff inside my oil fill cap? (1 answer)
Just did an oil change on my Suburban and noticed a white, milky substance on the inside of my oil fill cap. What is that? Engine has 201K miles.
I am having it flushed and ac filled at a shop.
My question is should I put on the ac belt now or after the refil?
The brakes build pressure as I drive and won't release. They get hot. If I lift the pedal with my toe it will release and then as I drive it builds up again the pedal also gets hard, very little play.
I have replaced the rotors, pads, brake lines, master cylinder, and vacuum booster. I have...
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 RecallsRecall 05V379000
The courtesy lamps on affected running boards may overheat when exposed to moisture and road salt. Overheating may cause the lamps and boards to melt or start a fire. Dealers will replace the wiring harness for these running boards.