This Texas-size wagon becomes your home-on-wheels on a long cross country trip. Ride, handling and braking are much improved over its truck-like predecessor. The Suburban seats eight comfortably with room for their luggage. Parking is still awkward and fuel economy is not great.
Alerts
There are 5 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.

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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 329,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2020 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2002 Chevrolet Suburban owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"Body Side Molding came loose..Replced it with new molding and double sided tape"

George D., SC (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Loose interior trim or moldings

"handle for folding passenger seat stripped out"

Anonymous, AL (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"Paint peeling flaking all over the car. especially on the roof, gas cap area. Bad enough that had to have re-painted"

Anonymous, CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Clear coat starting to peel on the hood. Paint failing where there is rust."

Anonymous, KS (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"the paint is fading and cracking on the fender skirts"

Anonymous, LA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Paint on hood and roof is severely cracked and peeling"

Anonymous, CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

". I think the clear coat deteriorated and so the paint has faded and is rough but its only on the hood. Paint is good everywhere else."

Shannon P., TX (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)
Rust

"Rust (from with-in) around rear wheels"

Anonymous, IA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Rust is under both back doors running boards. To the point there are holes in it"

Patricia G., IL (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Front area around the rear tire panels completely rusted out. Rust coming out onto the side step-ups but no visible body rust there at this time."

Anonymous, KS (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"I know this is an older vehicle and I expect some paint and body issues, but the paint peeling around the back lift door key lock should not have occurred. Also the drivers seat wear is unacceptable, i don't see this on other vehicles."

Daniel H., KY (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Antilock system (ABS)

"AND module had to be replaced"

Anonymous, CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"The ABS sensor was failed, causing the brakes to pulsate when driving slowly and braking. The Chevrolet dealer was unable to proper diagnose and repair the problem"

Anonymous, WA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Both ABS and Brake light icons on information center. Took to shop and code read ABS. Replaced with re manufactured unit for $550 vs $1400 new"

Tom R., CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Three ABS computer solder joints failed and had to berepaired"

Anonymous, GA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

"ABS brake pump failure. Simple to fix but too expensive. Pulled the fuse to stop it running down the battery and now drive without it"

Anonymous, TN (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"ABS pump runs even when the vehicle is not being driven draing the battery."

Anonymous, TX (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Parking brake

"I've replaced the parking brake on this vehicle 4 times. Buried in the manual, you are told to regularly use the brake to avoid issues. Seems a ridiculous requirement for a vehicle that cost almost $40k in 2002. We just don't use is enough and it"

Kevin B., MA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Parking brake completely failed, causing continuous squeaking. Required removal of the axle to repair. Very expensive"

Mike P., CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Premature brake wear

"rear brake housing assembly was completely rusted and required replacement"

Anonymous, CO (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Rusted/rotted steel brake lines"

Anonymous, ON (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Rotors

"for this vehicle, third party parts store listed 2 rotors, regular and heavy duty.I had installed regular version. Chevrolet dealer sees regular version as not meeting thickness specs and will recommend replacement! Which is wrong, third party or de"

Joey V., TN (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

A/C compressor

"The compressor clutch was repaired last year. This May 2017 the system lost all its refrigerant. Will be repaired very soon"

Anonymous, CO (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

"Needed a new compressor. Given the vehicle age, in was not unexpected. Overall this vehicle is very reliable."

Stephen B., TX (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

"went out went to reccomended shop who over filled it. had to have chev replace it $1200.00"

Wm G., MN (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"air conditioner failure"

Anonymous, FL (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"only blows hot air"

Anonymous, TX (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Automatic climate control

"Would not change air flow to different areas"

George D., SC (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Blower (fan) motor

"Difficult to get at to replace"

Anonymous, MN (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Controls on Dash would not change from warm to cool"

George D., SC (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Motor started making terrible noise"

Christopher K., TX (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Refrigerant leaks

"a part needed to be replaced"

Anonymous, LA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Water pump gasket leaked, had to replace gasket and water pump"

Scott K., CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Emission control devices (includes EGR)

"Catalytic converter broke apart and lodged in muffler requiring extensive repair and replacement"

Anonymous, NC (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Fuel injection system

"fuel injector in cylinder 7 went bad"

Anonymous, NY (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Fuel pump

"Fuel pump failed 16 months after being replaced. Repaired under mechanic's warranty"

Mike P., CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"At 120,000 miles fuel pump quit. Unfortunately pump is inside the gas tank. $1100 to replace"

Tom R., CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Fuel pump failed and required replacement"

Anonymous, CO (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Needed to replace fuel pump in a 13 year old vehicle"

Anonymous, CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Frequent stalling at highway speeds"

Anonymous, ON (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"pump failed, had to replace"

Anonymous, MO (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

"Accelerator position sensor failed intermittently, then permanently, and without warning. Extremely slow take off from a full stop and could not move more than 30 MPH until fixed. Slowed down on the slightest up-hill grades."

Anonymous, CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Ball joints

"I replaced the ball joints with replacement parts off of eBay and had to replace those with in less that six months"

Anonymous, AZ (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Bushings

"Steering became sloppy due to old age of suspension components. Finesse is lost on the highway and steering inputs tend to overshoot. Replacing the control arm bushings and ball joints should resolve the issue."

Scott L., CT (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Power steering pumps and hoses

"While parallel parking the sterring wheel became unresponsive. There was no longer any assist from the power steering unit. The unit had to be replaced."

Anonymous, CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Springs or torsion bars

"Sadly you did not have a line for real issue with vehicle- Brakes- brakes lines corroded and gave out on a trip and worst of all ENTIRE FRAME has rusted out so badly the vehicle will have to be junked was told it is now a COMMON Issue with them"

Anonymous, NH (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

"needed to replace for approx $3500.00"

Anonymous, WA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

"lubrication in the steering column has leaked. Column makes clunking noises when turning and going over small bump. Dealer said it is noise only, not functional. If noise does not bother it is not critical to replace. It cannot be lubricated"

K W., LA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Had to replace the steering box twice. 1st time we used a part from a salvage yard, it failed in 2 months. Put in a new steering box and power steering pump. Over $2000 in repairs. However over the 12 years of ownership the repairs have been few and"

Michael K., FL (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Tire wear is uneven

"Tires were wearing because front end needed work. but at 340,000 I am not dissapointed"

Anonymous, MN (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Wheel bearings

"Unable to change just the bearings, have to replace whole hub assembly unit"

Tonya H., TX (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Alarm or security system (excluding aftermarket systems)

"This model year CHEVROLET Suburban has a very lousy key system that makes it easy to break into so I had a kill switch installed. Was broken into twice."

Carol N., TX (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"Lens fail out and I recovered it I was told it could not be glued. I should of done it myself. Would of saved me a few dollars"

E H., NC (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Headlights

"High Beams quit working, problem was with the multi-function switch on the steering column that controls Hi/Lo beams, Wipers, and Speed Control."

Anonymous, CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Interior lights

"I picked up the car in the daytime at the dealership. I had driven over 4 hours to pick up my vehicle. It was very disappointing to find out that the whole front console was not functioning at all. There were no lights at all in the console. That was a true safety feature that would have been necessary to know about the vehicle. How can you drive any car at night with out console lights. I had to buy a flashlight from a convenience store to see my speedometer and gas gauge. I am not planning on buying cars from South Carolina again. Very disappointing."

Anonymous, NC (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)
Remote engine starter

"The Dealership never provided me a remote engine starter. I just got a key to cut on the car"

Anonymous, NC (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)
Warning lights

"Service lights alerting me of service, 4WD, Breaks, etc"

Anonymous, NC (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Difficult to fill up gas tank

"Problem since new. Gas pump will not stay in locked position and shuts off. Must fill by hand very slowly. Dealer claims nothing wrong"

Anonymous, NJ (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Engine knock or ping

"Engine knock was the starting problem. Turned out to be broken bolts on the manifold. May need rebuild or replacement if mechanic can't drill out the bolts and replace - caused by bolts being made of a different medal than the engine"

Ben D., OH (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Oil leaks

"Seal on oil pan leaked a lot and the rear main seal leaked"

Anonymous, AZ (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"When oil is changed the mechanic on many occasions comment how difficult it is to get the plug properly thread"

Angela S., CO (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"rear mean seal replaced. Another leak started after that work was done. The dealer didn't charge us for his time on the second leak and the total bill still came to $1500"

Scott H., WA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Mirrors

"Had to replace driver mirror due to auto dimming going bad"

Anonymous, AL (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)
Seat belts

"The dealership adviced that it cleaned the inside of the Suburban but I believe in taking out the seats the seat belts were not put in the proper way. So in the middle and back seats of the car the seat belts can not be used or found. This is my first time paying this much for a car for it not to have the appropriate basic safety features functional."

Anonymous, NC (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)
Tailgate, hatch or trunk

"The paint on the tailgate bubbled up enough so that we repaired it . So the rust did not keep spreading."

Anonymous, NH (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

"the back door open light triggers if you use the fan at high speed. It creates a pressurized cabin. We have to crack a window to prevent this"

Anonymous, IL (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Transmission rebuild or replacement

"Replace transmission. Replace rear main seal"

Mike P., CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

"Transmission completely went out, the only reason I replaced, was because it was a 4 Wheel Drive, but considering the low MPG, and the oil leaks, and the AC not working I would not repair this vehicle again."

Daniel H., KY (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

"REBUILT TRANS AT 235000 MILES"

Anonymous, OH (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"The car stopped accelerating and would only go in reverse"

Anonymous, NE (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Catalytic converter

"vibration noise in the catalytic convertter"

Anonymous, TX (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Both converters needed to be replaced and it was an expensive repair"

Anonymous, NY (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"Water appears on the driver side floor. Unable to detech where it is coming from"

Patricia G., IL (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Squeaks or rattles

"clicking sound in steering assembly when turning. It is due to the steering knuckle going bad, which I had to replace in my Tahoe a few years ago also"

Scott K., CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Differential

"A gear in the differential broke causing the vehicle be towed"

Raymond T., NJ (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Driveshaft or axle

"Replace rear outer axle bearings, seals"

Mike P., CA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Slipping transmission

"vehicle not going in reverse"

Anonymous, CO (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

What Owners Say

Cylinder head

"Cylinder head developed cracks which allow anti freeze to mix with oil in crankcase. TSB indicates defective part from factory, but dealer will not cover repair due to vehicle mileage and age"

Anonymous, VA (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Electronic ignition

"RPM sensor intermittent failure. Engine shuts off while driving (no power steering or brakes, very dangerous). Problem known and GM did a recall but I was told that my engine was not in the serial # range. Paid $400 for repair"

Anonymous, NJ (2002 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

What Owners Say

Water pump

"repaired inexpensive and fast. no lingering problems. Great wagon"

Sheldon S., BC (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Radio

"There is no Radio"

Anonymous, NC (2002 Chevrolet Suburban 5.2-L V8)

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Recalls
PROVIDED BY
WHEELS:HUB
Dec 17 2007
WHEEL SEPARATION CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Summary:
CERTAIN FEDERAL-MOGUL REPLACEMENT WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLIES WITH THE BRAND NAMES: NATIONAL, CARQUEST P/NOS. 515020, 515021, 515025, 515053, 515054, 515059, AND 515060, SHIPPED BETWEEN JANUARY 23, 2006, AND DECEMBER 20, 2007, SOLD FOR LIGHT DUTY AND MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS. THE INBOARD RETENTION NUT USED TO MAINTAIN HUB BEARING ASSEMBLY CAN LOOSEN RESULTING IN AN ABS LIGHT INDICATION, NOISE, AND/OR WHEEL SEPARATION.
What should you do:
FEDERAL-MOGUL WILL NOTIFY CUSTOMERS AND WILL REPLACE THE HUB ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 7, 2008. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL-MOGUL TOLL-FREE AT 877-489-6659.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO REPLACEMENT NATIONAL, CARQUEST WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLIES AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY GENERAL MOTORS OR FORD.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07E106000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 130000
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
May 19 2006
THIS CONDITION MAY CAUSE AN INADEQUATE SEAL AT THE CONNECTION, POTENTIALLY LEADING TO A FUEL LEAK. IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.
Summary:
CERTAIN REPLACEMENT FUEL FILTERS, FRAM BRAND NAME P/N G3727, WITH DATE CODES X52911 THROUGH X60801 SEQUENTIALLY OR X600141 AND A MEXICO COUNTRY OR ORIGIN MARKING ON THE FUEL FILTER HOUSING MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 18, 2005, THROUGH MARCH 21, 2006, SOLD FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE AND ON CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES. (TO SEE THE SCHOOL BUS ENGINE SIZES, CLICK ON "DOCUMENT SEARCH" AND THEN "BUS APPLICATIONS"). THE CONNECTOR ON THE FUEL FILTER WAS NOT MANUFACTURED TO HONEYWELL'S SPECIFICATION. AS A RESULT, THE O-RING MAY NOT SEAT CORRECTLY ON THE FUEL LINE.
What should you do:
HONEYWELL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FUEL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 18, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FRAM CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-890-2075 (OPTION 1).
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET FRAM FUEL FILTERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE VEHICLES LISTED.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E043000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 88303
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Mar 23 2006
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Summary:
CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
What should you do:
PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO PRO-A MOTORS AFTERMARKET LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E026000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 61944
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
Aug 29 2005
THIS CAN CAUSE INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES DURING LOW-SPEED BRAKE APPLICATIONS, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Summary:
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE UNWANTED ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) ACTIVATION. THIS CONDITION IS MORE LIKELY TO OCCUR IN ENVIRONMENTALLY CORROSIVE AREAS. THIS RECALL WILL BE LAUNCHED IN THE "SALT BELT" STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY.
What should you do:
DEALERS ARE TO REMOVE THE WHEEL SPEED SENSOR AND THOROUGHLY CLEAN THE WHEEL SPEED SENSOR MOUNTING SURFACE ON THE BEARING, APPLY RUST INHIBITOR TO THE CLEANED SURFACE, GREASE THE MOUNTING SURFACE, REINSTALL THE WHEEL SPEED SENSOR, AND CHECK THE PEAK-TO-PEAK OUTPUT VOLTAGE TO ENSURE THE WHEEL SPEED SIGNAL IS WITHIN SPECIFICATIONS. THE RECALL BEGAN SEPTEMBER 22, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 OR GMC AT 1-866-996-9463.
For more information:
GM RECALL NO. 05068. GM REVISED THE INVOLVED VEHICLES BY AMENDING THE ORIGINAL 573 REPORT ON OCTOBER 4, 2005. GM REVISED THE ORIGINAL 573 REPORT ON DECEMBER 16, 2005, TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL STATES AND VEHICLE POPULATION.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V379000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1353718
STRUCTURE
Mar 07 2003
THIS OVERHEATING CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE RUNNING BOARD TO MELT OR CAUSE A FIRE.
Summary:
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCK, VAN, AND MINI VAN CONVERSIONS EQUIPPED WITH SOUTHERN COMFORT BUILT RUNNING BOARDS THAT CONTAIN CERTAIN COURTESY LIGHTS MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY COMPONENTS, INC. THESE UNITS CONTAIN A COURTESY LIGHT OR LIGHTS THAT MIGHT OVERHEAT WHEN THE WIRE HARNESS IS EXPOSED TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE AND ROAD SALT.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIRING HARNESS ON THESE RUNNING BOARDS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 7, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SOUTHERN COMFORT AT 1-800-745-6096.
For more information:
CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 03V094000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3674
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