Bulletin 02-07-30-011b I have had this switch fail twice, gm knows of the bulletin but fails to see how dangerous the truck becomes when switch fails. . I guess people have to die in order for a recall to be made by general motors. If the air conditioning system in your vehicle needs refrigerant, be sure the proper refrigerant is used. On the later stuff it's usually the reverse band that breaks and without warning. Note: all capacities are approximate. I spoke with the dealer that I had purchased the truck from and he said that it was a common problem.
I had to have my transmission rebuilt and the transmission shop said that it was a common problem and that gm has come out with a revised part that is hardend. Many people saved thousands of dollars by doing some technical service procedures for their Chevrolet Silverado 2002 by themselves. Chevrolet dealer that I bought it from call the 800 number for gm and they are paying for the over 3000 payment for a new transmission. I am lucky so far. We have this information and we give it to you for free. If you're not sure, ask your dealer.
However, consumer was told there was nothing they could do. I had to have my transmission rebuilt and the transmission shop said that it was a common problem. If you want to change engine oil, for instance, by yourself and save a couple of bucks you need to know how much this fluid engine oil is needed for Chevrolet Silverado 2002. I only have 42000 miles on the truck. This complaint is to register this observation with my vehicle. The vehicle was checked by the listed dealer, whom noted that general motors has no correction available for the downshifting and engine racing in overdrive. There is a technical bulletin on this matter.
Since it should not have broke at that time. The easiest type of technical maintenance is changing engine oil, axles oil, manual and automatic transmission oil. No codes, no lights, just bang. The dealer performed a diagnostic test that produced a code involving the automatic transmission. Upon further inspection, the extension housing of the transmission cracked and was leaking transmission oil.
Thankfully it wasn't parked so it would have rolled down the ramp. I will not buy another gm car in my lifetime. When adding, be sure to fill to the appropriate level, as recommended in user manual for your Chevrolet Silverado 2002. The contact scheduled an appointment with a transmission specialist to repair the vehicle. I thenk there should be a recall on this because if I had something in tow or the parking brake were to fail it could posibly injure or kill some one if it were to roll away.
At 75000 miles the gear failed in a parking garage when I parked my truck I had appox. After a detailed investigation, I have discovered that this is a common problem with this particular transmission, as they have corrected it on the 2003 models. Took vehicle to morris transmission service, and the dealer recommended to them that since the warranty expired they have been after gm to change it because it was the same part that broke every time. Gm ought to reimburse us for the cost since they were aware of the problem and could have fixed it prior to the problem by recalls. Automatic Transmission problem 23 Allison transmission problem: while in overdrive with a towing load going uphill, the transmission will downshift in or out of cruise control, causing the engine to increase speed up to the danger zone of 3300rpm. Poor design, mud, snow, ice trapped on to shifter cable and safety switch, then they freeze into position and also causes safety switch to malfunction and go bad.
Can't go in revserse at all. It was not a strong enough part for the transmission. Also, transmission will intermittently fail. I have 58,000 miles on my vehicle. No repairs were performed by the dealer due to the extensive work and expense.
You can share this information with your friends. This happened around August 4, 2005. The 4L80E's are beefier internally than the lighter duty 4L60E's 4L65E. At 37260 miles the gear failed, my vehicle it did not have reverse, and it would not shift into 2nd gear. Please let me know what I can do.
The warranty on the third transmission expired Nov 24, 2006 just 41 days after the warranty expired. After starting my vehicle it did not have reverse and after getting it out of the ramp it would not shift into 2nd gear. Also I talked to other people that have the same transmission and they have had the same problems. The transmission does not shift into 1st gear correctly, and has a hard time shifting into high gears, and the rpm stay high running in the truck. Consumer stated that when driving through water or mud shift lever will freeze up. Changing break fluid in Chevrolet Silverado 2002 is also is a simple task.
If your familiar with the older transmissions, they're similar to the strength difference between the Turbo 400's and the 700R4 4 speed auto. He drove slowly to the dealer for inspection while the vibration weakened at a reduced speed. When I returned to my vehicle the trucks front bumper was touching the wall. If you fill engine or axles of your car with oil to the brim it may damage your vehicle engine or axles and void manufacturer warranty. Note: not all air conditioning refrigerants are the same. Which I have had for 1 year and 6 months.