It ran pretty smoothly and was reliable. I'm in McKinney, and would be happy to meet someone so they can take a look at the truck, I just need a little advance notice due to my schedule. Who wouldn't like a truck that chirps over-sized tires off the line? I looked long and hard at all the available trucks, and personally I am very satisfied with my decision. All extended-cab Silverados come with four doors. Brakes will make you a believer - 4 wheel discs on the 2002 model, and even with a trailer in panic stops, you quickly relax with every pressing of the pedal, no matter how scary the situation ahead of you. Air comes in through the holes where the door handles are, and make the cabin cold.
About 50 miles from reactivation, a loud Left Rear Outer 4x4 shaft bearing started making a loud noise. General Comments: Overall this truck has seriously exceeded my expectations! I tried to capture it in the pictures below, but it's hard to see even in person. Didn't know this, but the seats will not recline fully to allow for a rest stop nap. From a dead stop the engine will rev and and then all of a sudden grab. Model year 2002 Year of manufacture 2002 First year of ownership 2003 Most recent year of ownership 2009 Engine and transmission 4. Links Visit for more information on the Chevrolet Silverado. Brake pedal makes a loud pressure noise every time you touch the brakes.
Nothing gets me fired up like a clean spacious engine bay, and this is the best. Handling was ungainly, and the ride is stiff. Model year 2002 Year of manufacture 2002 First year of ownership 2004 Most recent year of ownership 2012 Engine and transmission 5. Under the Hood Four engines are available. Since then I've put over 425,000 miles on it.
But its powertrain isn't as smooth as some models, such as the Toyota Tundra's or Nissan Titan's. Front wheels lock up in 4x4 when the steering wheel is turned all the way to the left or right, especially in reverse; serious safety hazard. The Silverado hasn't changed much since its 1999 introduction and doesn't compete well with more modern designs. Interior quality is below par. I planned on replacing the bumper myself and having the body work done on that fender, but never got around to it, so the spare bumper I got minus the black plastic trim which I never bought comes with the truck if you want it. Yes Review Date: 9th December, 2012 Faults: A lot, but nothing interfering with the engine and transmission reliability.
It's pavement performance is also fantastic considering that it is a truck with big tires, and a light rear end. Autotrac sends all of the power to the rear wheels on smooth, dry pavement and automatically transfers power to the front wheels as needed on slippery surfaces. Also for 2002, Chevy conveniently repackages options for more customer value, upgrades its emission control systems and improves its compressed natural gas fuel capabilities. Driver side front wheel's brake sticks and makes strange noise sometimes when traveling on bumpy road. The Line-X under rail bedliner is also in great shape and has no issues with peeling or tearing.
Five wheelbases are available and range from 119 to 157. During 2001, Chevrolet added a Crew Cab body style, with four conventional doors, to the light-duty 1500 series. It's quick and it's comfortable. Quadrasteer is scheduled to become available for the Silverado during the 2002 model year. Driver and front-passenger air bags with a passenger-side deactivation switch are standard. The exterior is in average condition. Regular half-ton models have a choice of three engines: one V-6 and two different V-8s.
It is ideal for off road conditions that are anything short of tank trails. Look for those in a separate nctd. Five wheelbases are available and range from 119 to 157. They informed us that it had already been sent for Auction. Oil changes were done regularly every 3K-4K miles , and I've been using Valvoline Max Life high mileage oil since it hit 100K miles. Introduction The Chevrolet Silverado is the second-best-selling pickup in America, but that still adds up to a lot of trucks.
All of the climate and stereo controls are well placed and logical. It's also done the occasional towing of U-Haul trailers when I've moved a few times, and has hauled around some miscellaneous things in the bed typical furniture from the store, home improvement items, or helping a friend move a couch type of loads. The narrow rear doors open toward the rear and cannot be opened unless the trucks front doors are opened first. But its powertrain isn't as smooth as some models, such as the Toyota Tundra's or Nissan Titan's. It has a very nice ride. Tailgate cables replaced under recall. Good mileage on the road, 20-21.