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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500

2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500

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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Problems

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft.  Our technicians tell us that you should check with you local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.

Engine -- Verified

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., March 7, 2003

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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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Brakes, September 22, 2005

Summary: 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, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY.

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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Questions and Answers

Subowner, 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Baton Rouge, LA

My 2003 Suburban developed a leak in the windshield washer system, either near or on the reseroir. I have replaced the plastic container, only to still have the leak present. Very difficult to iso...

bigdar, 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Gasoline, Eugene, OR

The rear wiper in my Suburban was going very slow if working at all, tried new wiper motor with no change. It seems to be tied in with rear window defogger, does not work if wiper on.

racefoster, 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Gasoline, Ellenton, FL

120 miles ago, I had my oil changed and now each time I start the engine I get a 8-10 second change engine oil message. The truck runs great, no other messages. 142000 milses! Any answers?

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Mister, 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Gasoline, Plainfield, IL

I have had a leaking sunroof for about a year now. Is the fix simply replacing the seal on the sunroof itself?

ninicharo, 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Gasoline, Orlando, FL

The from air conditioner blow hot air, but the rear is cold, I changed the cabin filter but continue the same problem. Where is the sensor that controls the temperature? It is the button to adjust...

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