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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
96,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 102010

Silverado 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 96,000 miles


This is not the first time this has happened. It seems to happen every year and a half since I owned this vehicle, January 2008.

At first I just bought a new battery, April 2008. The next time I bought a new battery, October 2010, and had an engine test at Advanced Auto to see what was causing the battery to go dead. I just replaced the battery last month, February 2012. I had been jump starting it when it would sit for more than two days and would not start. I took it to the Chevy garage and they unplugged the engine compartment light, go figure. They could not find anything wrong when they did the computer engine check. So far it has not stranded me. I would like to know what is causing the battery to drain to the point that it needs to be replaced so often.

- , Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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