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 Problems4WD 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.
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 2000-2003 models is #4114K (trade number).
The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
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.