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
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273
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809
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
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251
to $
353
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
$
665
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1,146
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
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318
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601
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
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611

2002 Chevrolet Suburban 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.

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 2000-2003 models is #4114K (trade number).

Power Door Lock Actuators May Fail

The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.

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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Questions

What 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 just replaced my ac compressor, dryer and orafice tube. (1 answer)

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?
Thanks
Jim

The brakes fail to release after a while. (1 answer)

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...

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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 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, ...
Vehicle With Installed Southern Comfort Running Boards Recalled Due to Board Lamp Failure

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.

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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Reviews

I love my Suburban!!!! She has been faithful and flawless for the 11 yrs and 100,000 miles I have put her through. My kids have grown and I no longer need to pull the 4 place snow machine trailer, horse trailer or boat. I am going to sell her and I will miss her. She has been through a lot with me and has been j. part of the family.

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