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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
114,571 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 fuel system problems

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Owner Comments

problem #7

Sep 242013

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • 108,000 miles


Hi this is the second set of the fuel injector on this diesel engine, I talk to the different mechanic on dealers an privet shops and ask what is this problem and say is because the fuel, the used, how you drive, etc but no body say what is the reason, my problem is this injector set is not like replace like a set the spark plugs on gas engine is much money $5600, and I not the only person, I check online many trucks of this get this problems, please help as, the company make this truck whit this problems and people like me used for work and is not fear.

- Bergenfield, NJ, USA

problem #6

Feb 152010

Silverado 2500

  • 170,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado. While driving at 65 mph, the contact noticed that the vehicle would not accelerate forward. The vehicle was taken to the dealership where the contact was informed that the fuel injectors needed to be replaced. Five years prior to this failure, the contact had the fuel injectors replaced. The failure mileage was approximately 170,000. The current mileage was approximately 173,000.

- Macomb, MI, USA

problem #5

Mar 022006

Silverado 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 125,000 miles
: the contact stated while driving at no particular speed, the engine ran rough. The vehicle was taken to an independent repair shop for inspection and the mechanic determined the fuel injectors were blocked. The injectors were changed; however, the problem persisted. The vehicle was taken back to the repair shop where the injectors were cleaned. Again, the problem was apparent and the vehicle was taken back to the mechanic. During the last inspection, the mechanic determined the fuel lines were corroded due to road salt corrosion. The fuel lines were replaced and the problem was corrected.

- Princess Anne, MD, USA

problem #4

Aug 082005

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 34,000 miles


I own a 2002 chev K2500hd. I have had several problems, but was unaware of this site to report these problems until now. First, the dryer switch on the ac went bad @ 34K. Second, @ 65K I had to replace the front left wheel hub assembly as talked about in one of the other complaints I read. Third, @ 95K my transfer case developed a leak and I lost all the fluid. A Chevrolet mechanic showed me a transfer case that had gone bad due to the same problem and had been used in 4WD w/out fluid in it. Another Chevrolet mechanic told me he had seen several of these and that "jb weld is your friend". so I patched the hole, and 10K later it developed a second leak in a similar location and also about this same time an electrical part (about $550) went out for my 4WD. Now at 130K it has developed a third leak! also starting @ approximately 50K, my rear differential has locked up on me several times and I have had to replace 4 cables on my tailgate. After being a Chevy man all my life I think I will look at Toyota.

- Markham, TX, USA

problem #3

Dec 102004

Silverado 2500 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When taken for inspection, the dealer informed the consumer that the vehicle needed new brakes and rotors. The rotors were slightly pulling away from the wheel. Consumer never had any signs of a safety defect prior to this. The cause was undetermined. The consumer stated when he placed the vehicle in park and turned off the engine, the automatic doors locks failed. When the consumer attempted to gain speed, the vehicle stalled, the dealer stated the injector was bad.

- Birch Run, MI, USA

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problem #2

Jun 012004

Silverado 2500

  • miles
While driving injector put fuel into the oil pan. The ses light illuminated. Took the vehicle to the dealer. They supposedly fixed it.consumer was concerned with collateral damages to the engine.

- Long Beach, CA, USA

problem #1

May 232003

(reported on)

Silverado 2500

  • 365,000 miles
While driving on two separate occasions the vehicles fuel injectors failed and caused a drastic loss of power. The first failure was at 36,500 miles and the second failure was at 39,700 miles.

- Lorton, VA, USA

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