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Average Mileage:
134,773 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2002 Chevrolet Suburban engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #2

May 222014

Suburban 5.3L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 149,546 miles


Usually happens after longer period of driving and when outside temperatures are warmer ( 90 degrees or above). The engine stalls and will always restart within minutes sometimes just seconds. Although temperature gauge doesn't rise, I seem to get further before recurrence when I turn off AC and run heater to dissipate heat. Will occur more often pulling up a steeper grade also.

- , Pilot Hill, CA, USA

problem #1

Dec 212008

Suburban LT 5.3L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 120,000 miles

Engine cuts off at hwy speed. After coasting to a stop and turning off the ignition sometimes it starts on the first try and sometimes it takes a few cranks. I've noticed it happens when the ambient temperature is above 70 degrees and driving long distances.

- , Reno, NV, USA

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