2002 Chevrolet Tahoe Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe ProblemsPower Door Lock Actuators May Fail
The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
The inside door handles are prone to breaking.
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.
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Tried to charge freon but gauges said it was full.
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe 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.
Two potential pinch points exist on the second row seats when the head restraints are folded rearward and the seat back is folded down. If a person were to insert their finger(s) into the pinch point, it could trap and pinch the finger(s) causing injury. Dealers will install protective covers over the pinch points. The recall began November 22, 2002.