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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 Suburban accessories - interior problems

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2002 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 082003

(reported on)


  • miles


Consumer state vehicle does not have warning indication light stating door ajar. Manufacturer has been contacted.

- Mandeville, LA, USA

problem #3

Sep 242002


  • miles
The consumers noticed that the dome light goes out after 30 seconds and is inoperable.

- Finksburg, MD, USA

problem #2

Mar 152002

Suburban 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Dashboard lights are too bright. Consumer is unable to see speed. Dashboard lights can not be dimmed to remove glare out of the driver's window and side view mirror.

- South Park, PA, USA

problem #1

Dec 272001

Suburban 4WD

  • miles
The dome light switch can be used to override the daytime running lamps, by pushing it in and out twice. The drls are turned off and a bell notifies you. This can be done at any vehicle speed / gear. This dome light switch is similar in shape and size to the fog lamp switch right next to it, and at night while driving it is difficult to tell the difference which one is being pressed. The problem lies with the fact that at night when the car is started, the headlights come on automatically, how nice. However, if you hit the override switch twice the headlights go off leaving you in the dark, wherever you may be. It seems that the drls are not aware whether it is day or night. If you turn the headlight switch to on this does not happen.

- Bondville, VT, USA

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