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About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 032005

Silverado 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


The gas peddle gets stuck and does not press down to accelerate. I have to try to mash down on the gas peddle several times for it to work. I was told the problem was the throttle valve cable was messed up and needed to be replaced and that there was carbon buildup. The mechanic that tried to fix it said he drained black gunk out of it.

- Van Buren, AR, USA

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