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6.6

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,250 miles

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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2002 Chevrolet Suburban AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2002 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 222004

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Was driving home from a vacation about 30 mi East of pa/oh border. A/C suddenly went from cold to hot. We turned off A/C. when we took to local mechanic, metal shards throughout A/C system from compressor, had to replace entire A/C system at a cost of over $1700. Want to add that dealer has been very nice about purchase and problems - they explained that car is out of warranty.

- Kent, OH, USA

problem #3

Jun 202006

Suburban 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Air conditioner compressor needs to be replaced. Only 66K miles. Heard a loud grinding noise when accelerating with A/C on. Took it to dealership and was told compressor needed to be replaced.

- Douglasville, GA, USA

problem #2

Jun 012005

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 41,000 miles
2002 Chevrolet Suburban, anti lock brakes failed to stop the vehicle when driving at slow speeds, when consumer pressed on thek brakes the vehicle slowed down, but did not completely stop the vehicle, consumer has to pump the brakes to get the vehicle to stop, consumer took vehicle to the dealer, who told him that the problem was that the hub assembly sensors needing replacement. The dealer said that vehicle was no longer under warranty, air conditioning core leaksed in the front and the rear of the vehicle. Those were the only known problems with the vehicle at this time.

- Clinton, OH, USA

problem #1

Aug 092004

Suburban 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer noticed that air conditioner lost power and hot air came out from the vents area. Consumer contacted the dealer for this problem. Mechanic advised consumer4 to contact another source. At this point warranty expired.

- Hammond, LA, USA

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