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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,143 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.

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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 022006

Sierra 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 32,143 miles


: the contact stated while traveling 45 mph under normal road conditions, the hydraulic rear brake rotors rusted, and stopping distance was increased. There were no warnings prior to the failure. The nature of the failure was permanent gradual worsening. The consumer stated the rear rotors had rusted so badly that they flaked off in pieces. Updated 11/30/06.

- Roscommon, MI, USA

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