2002 Chevrolet Tracker Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Chevrolet Tracker

2002 Chevrolet Tracker Problems

Inspect transmission/fluid every 30,000 miles

You may be able to prevent automatic transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned, the transmission system should be completely flushed.

Front Struts May Wear at 75,000 Miles

The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians often recommend replacement of the front rotors and brake pads as the best option to correct this condition.

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2002 Chevrolet Tracker Questions

My tracker is having trouble shiftin between lower gears but not upper gears? (1 answer)

It feels like the back passenger side is shaking but also feels like the clutch isn't engaging.

200,000 mile on the tracker they want 1200 for it I don't think it will last? (1 answer)

is it worth it? they say it runs good but I think to much mileage? What does everyone think?

auto transmission not shifting unless hot. (1 answer)

my tracker now will not shift past 1st gear when cold. I have to wait till hot.. checked AFT, was down, added more till full.. once hot , will shift fine. no leaks or puddles under it. but ATF looks like keeps going down, having to add everyday , also causing my check engine light to come on. ab...

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2002 Chevrolet Tracker Reviews

I've owned my current 2002 Tracker with a 2 liter engine and 5 spd transmission for over 7 years now. I bought it with 81K on and it was obvious it had been driven hard and put away wet when I bought it. BUT... the engine had no timing chain noise at start up (tell tale sign it needs a new timing chain, gear and tensioner kit) so I bought it. This was the 7th Tracker/Sidekick/Grand Vitara ...
This is the second Tracker that I've owned, fist was a 1992, both new when purchased. I have 70,000 on my 02 & have performed all of my scheduled maintenance. I have never had a problem with either and am completely satisfied. When I turn the key, it takes me where I've wanted to go.

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