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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
85,000 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 212012

Silverado 1500

  • 85,000 miles


The part of the frame that holds up the gas tank and connects to the shock has rotted away. I had to replace both rear leaf spring shackles do to rust as well as the left rear brake line. The rear of the truck is rusting away. I have had to replace the fuel pump, there is a knock in the steering column that I have had fixed once already, the engine has ticking sound when idling, and the A/C compressor is broken.

- Charlton , MA, USA

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