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2002 Chevrolet Astro Van
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2002 Chevy Astro Van has a solid reputation with very low complaint rates. The only problem now is finding one with low miles.
Not only is the 2002 Astro Van reliable, but since they were built on a truck powertrain, they can tow 5,500/5,000 lbs (RWD/AWD) -- almost double what other minivans can.
The Chevy Astro is mechanically identical to the GMC Safari.
Worst 2002 Astro Van Problems by Category
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- engine problems3NHTSA complaints: 7
- AC / heater problems1
- drivetrain problems1NHTSA complaints: 2
- electrical problems1NHTSA complaints: 12
- transmission problems1NHTSA complaints: 4
- brakes problemsNHTSA: 28
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 11
- steering problemsNHTSA: 7
- wheels / hubs problemsNHTSA: 5
- body / paint problemsNHTSA: 5
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 3
- lights problemsNHTSA: 2
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 1
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 1
- interior accessories problemsNHTSA: 1
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