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7.9

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,227 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 292004

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

2002 Silverado parking brake does not hold, rear axle seals were leaking. ** answer required*** the consumer received a recall regarding the parking brake after several attempts of trying to get it repaired. The ABS light illuminated, the dealer replaced the speed sensor. The cd player failed. The complained about a rattle when going over bumps. The dealer tightened the shocks. The tailgate latch was replaced.

- Gunnison, CO, USA

problem #2

Jun 282002

Silverado 4WD 8-cyl

  • 15,682 miles
I bought a 2002 Chevy Silverado in Oct 2001. I have been the only owner and driver of this vehicle. My complaint is that since I have had this vehicle I have had the left rear differental axles seals and brake pads replaced 4 times and the right rear seal and brake pads once. The problem started when the vehicle had 15,682 miles, second time at 26,252, third time at 32,727 and the fourth time at 65,624. When I took the vehicle back for the third time I was told that the seals were fine and that I probably needed the pvc value, fuel and air filters changed. They changed everything and charged me for the work. Within 3 weeks I went to another Chevy dealer who stated that the axles did need replacing. They did the work that should have been done 3 weeks earlier. When I went to the first dealer about being reimbursed for work that should not have been done I got blown off. I now have paid over $500 for a reocciring problem which seems to be a defect. I have contacted General Motors and even though they have talked to me I feel that I am getting nowhere. What is it going to take" me having an accident because my brakes get fluid leaked on them. I trailer my horse with this truck and god forbid anything happen when I am trailering. Then are they going to listen and do something about this"

- Ferndale, PA, USA

problem #1

Aug 072003

Silverado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The front axle seal failed prematurely. The consumer stated the intermediate steering shaft failed.

- Iron Mountain, MI, USA

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