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you may have a bad idle control sensor. is the check engine light on? if so, any auto zone or advance auto can code read it for free. that's if you can get the car there. usually if it does'nt idle like you've described,the idle control sensor is #1 suspect.they cosy around $20,00 and very simple to replace,only 2 screws and 1 plug in on the top of the engine. suggest that you try this 1st when you purchase this part,have the parts place explain the exact location of the part on the engine. thank you for choosing fixya.com

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 24, 2011


on the diesels you need the bigger diagnostic tool like snapon or dealer. they are pinned diferently and a generic obd2 reader wont even receive power.

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 17, 2011


Vary rear of the engine off center to the right side if you are faceing the engine at about 2 Oclock pisition almost up against the fire wall . You may have to climb across the engine to see it

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 14, 2011


You have a lifter Ticking. You need to have it fixed quick, it could ruin your cam, anong other things.

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 26, 2011


By what your stating, that it starts and dies every time, It seems to be fuel related. You need to perform a fuel pressure check. You will need a pressure tester, one that would at least be able to read pressure to a maximum of 150 lbs of pressure. Although you really only need about 50-60 pounds of pressure to maintain proper fuel injector operation. There is a test port located on the fuel rail where you would conect the pressure tester. The test port is usually located on the drivers side of the engine near the rear section coming up from the firewall. Unscrew the pressure port cap if its still there and connect your tester. But also keep in mind you may have fuel pressure of some sort in the rail so be careful. While the tester is screwed to the test port you want to cycle the ignition key on and read pressure, you may want to repeat this several times. You must have at least 50 pounds of pressure, if so it should start. If you are losing pressure while your maintaining a visual check on the tester it could also be a faulty pressure regulator/fuel pump or even a rubber hose connection inside the fuel tank that connects the fuel pump to the fuel line. If you have any questions Im here to help. Thanks for using FIXYA

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 22, 2011


The service engine light means that there is a sensor that is bad or something is wrong. The only way to tell what sensor is bad is to get the diagnostics ran. You can do this at any Autozone. It is free. They will give you a printout of all of the codes that is making the service engine light come on. And what sensor that is causing this.

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 22, 2011


First, send us the number fault that you find there! Soft reset coudl disconnected the battery cables few minutes. Then the PCM relearn your diver mode with the factory settigns. If the engine light turn on again, then you have one or more faults there. Send us the code to send you additional details. Good luck.

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 14, 2011


I owq a 2002 Silverado 1500 pickup the tow light willnot come on

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 09, 2011


Could be a dirty or failing lifter, could be piston skirt "slap"... Try a fresh oil change and an additive. I normally don't like additives because they usually are a waste of $$'s but... I've had good luck with a product called SEAFOAM (at O'Reilly's, etc...). Might be worth a try.
How many miles on your Silverado and what motor is in it?

Good Luck.

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 06, 2011


sounds like a bad solenoid on starter have the starter checked

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 02, 2011


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2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 22, 2011


There are two fuse panels in these trucks...one is under/side of drivers dash and will have the mini fuses in it...the other is under the hood and has the Maxi fuses in it as well as relays..you did not specify what the fuse was for when you posted this so here are a few places to look

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 21, 2011


o2 senser would cause this prob.

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 19, 2011


sounds like a wire in the switch (blinker lever) is shorting out in the handle or on its path down the steering wheel or a ground issue in the same region

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 17, 2011


is this a 2wd or 4wd,and anymore problems that you have noticed?

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 15, 2011


There is a short someone in the wiring loom.. You would need a voltage meter to find where its loosing the voltage..

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 02, 2011


Check the main vacuum line to the vacuum booster control uint for the brakes for leaks or split in the main hose. This is a vacuum lose problem somewere

2002 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 02, 2011

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