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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
100,700 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. replace slip yoke (1 reports)
2002 Chevrolet Silverado drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 172012

Silverado LS 5.3L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 147,000 miles


When I bought this Silverado in Jan. of this year, I just loved it. But I noticed that it has a clunking noise coming from the back of the truck every time you take off from a dead stop. When I come to a stop and take off again, it sounds like maybe the calibers are popping out. Like they are getting stuck when you stop and releasing hard when you take off. I don't how to find out if this is true but it is starting to concern me. I would like to know if anyone else with this truck has the same problem and would be willing enough to tell me how to fix it.

- , Oroville, CA, USA

problem #2

Oct 042010

Silverado LT 5.3

  • Automatic transmission
  • 155,000 miles

My new to me, used 2002 Silverado I just bought had a driveshaft clunk on 1-2, 2-3 upshifts.

I replaced the u-joints with no cure. I consulted with someone in the "know" and he said its common with the chevs and gmc`s.

You need to replace the front slip yoke with a nickel plated unit. But beware... that one will clunk too after a few thousand miles. The yoke has a loose fit on the splines, and the clunk is coming from that.

He said you can pack grease in the splines, That only lasts a month or so......

I guess were screwed............

- , Hibbing, MN, USA

problem #1

Jun 012002

Silverado 6.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100 miles

low speed clunking, kind of like driving in 4wd on dry pavement, right turns seem to be worse. acts like something is loose and drops into and out of correct position at whim. gm says normal operation associated with computer. unable to verify complaint, come ride with me , they didn't have the time, have lived with this problem for eight years, hasn't gotten any worse just know that it's not right

- , Beaverton, OR, US

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