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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 Problems and Repair Histories

21 TrueDelta members own a 2002 GMC Sierra 1500. 8 of these members (38.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 13 repairs to 2002 GMC Sierra 1500s--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2002 GMC Sierra 1500 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Don't infer 2002 GMC Sierra 1500 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2002 GMC Sierra 1500 repairs by problem area

31% of the 2002 GMC Sierra 1500 repairs were to the engine, 38% to the transmission, 23% to the brakes, and 8% to the suspension.

Chart based on 13 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2002 GMC Sierra 1500

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GMC Sierra 1500 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2012 97340    
97340 1200 Rack and pinion replaced and upper control arm. 
GMC Sierra 1500 in Saskatchewan, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 158100    
164140 0 Front axle seal replaced 
170700 0 Transfer case replaced 
172360 0 Speed sensor replaced 
 

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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

325-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

GMC Sierra 1500 in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2012 165000    
167300 15000 Sun shell stripped out. Transmission rebuilt. 
176000  

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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

GMC Sierra 1500 in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2012 185000    
185000 0 Truck would not stop when you pressed brakes due to ABS recall issue. 
GMC Sierra 1500 in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 76260    
78120 700 Front brakes rotors, pads needed to be replaced ... brakes grabbing. Also had them check/refresh/replace fluids/filters 
 
GMC Sierra 1500 in South Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2011 196000    
202000 0 4 wheel drive would not engage, due to a loose ground wire under driverside of Truck 
203000  

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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

GMC Sierra 1500 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 127000    
140000 41 Idler pully. 

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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

275-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Sierra 1500 in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 61000    
105000 0 Intermittent failure to start (won't even turn over) Problem has not been found or diagnosed. 
106000 500 Replace intake manifold gasket 
107000 1 Intermittent prob, could not duplicate, could not diagnose. Occasionally fail to start. Battery good, starter would not turn. Possible ignition switch, wiring, ground, neutral switch, solenoid, or starter. Removed/tested, A OK. replaced, OK 
108000 1400 Removed transmission, disassembled and found stripped reaction shell. Replaced reaction shell with "updated" kit. Reassembled and reinstalled tranny. 
 

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