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Best Truck Ever!
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By pss1175
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 4dr Crew Cab LS 4WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 5M)


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I bought this vehicle new and it has been great. I have definitely used it as a HD truck. Towed a 15,000lbs. trailer all over the midwest and had no problems. Payload is excellent, I have had 4000 lbs in the bed. This truck has been off road as much as on road. It just keeps asking for more. Fuel mileage is 10 and 13, no complaints though it is a big truck and I did not buy it for the mileage. I bought it to work and it does. Only mechanical problem was a fan clutch at 75,000. I will be keeping this truck for a long time. Nice job GM.


Best Features

Everything


Worst Features

None


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Hidden Duramax costs
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By Bilbur
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 4dr Crew Cab 2WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 5M)


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Besides being one of the best and most solid diesel pickups I've ever owned, the truck is also the worst when it comes to the engine. The third full set of injectors have just been installed, the second Allison transmission last year, and an injection pump housing last month. For each injector change, 36, 72, and 113 thou., the truck has spent weeks waiting for parts and service. The truck sat in Phoenix for almost two weeks waiting for a torque converter and trans. Maintenance costs have exceeded $8,000 overall outside of warranty. It has cost Chevrolet $6,000 per injector change. All done under 200k warranty. When the injectors are no longer warrantied - this truck is gone!


Best Features

Tight cab, solid ride, good heat/cooling in front, excellent headlights and stable hauling a load or a trailer.


Worst Features

I hope Chevrolet has done something with the injection pump, injectors, engine thermostats and transmission (it forgot how to shift or stay in gear). Please put air ducts to the back seat for heat and cooling.


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Most solid vehicle I have owned
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By j alexander
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 4dr Crew Cab LT 4WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 4A)


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This has been almost trouble free. The one area of trouble was taken care of by GM with an extended warrenty of 200,000 miles on the injectors. Getting an overall mileage of 17.5mpg, with some tanks going into the 20 + when driving all e-way, even at a steady 75+ MPH. The diesel pulling power is great. I towed 18,000 lbs from Sarasota Fl. to Phila. Pa. and averaged 12.2 mpg.


Best Features

Truck tracks very good on the road. Tire wear is minimal, as it holds alignment well. Seats are great for long trips.


Worst Features

The turning radius is terrible. I sometimes need to back up 2-3 times to park in tigkt spots. Places where my Yukon XL goes in in one pass. Whindshield wipers need more glass pressure. Fuel filter changes are a pain, and could be solved with a larger capacity.


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Great Truck
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By Alfred
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 4dr Crew Cab LS 4WD LB (6.0L 8cyl 5M)


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Bought used with minor frame damage and had it fixed. Runs & handles great. Can't believe the great gas mileage for such a heavy truck and the power when you need it. Already ran truck on straight, clean vegetable oil and will now set up to use waste vegetable oil. Love this truck!


Best Features

Power, 4WD, functionality, size (not too big)


Worst Features

I would say update interior, but that was done in newer models.


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Great truck
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Ollie
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 4dr Crew Cab LS 4WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 5M)


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I bought his truck 7 months ago with only 32,000 miles on it. I love it! It runs great, and the cab is the biggest out there. It is also a very comfortable ride. The gas mileage isn't so great though. Overall a great truck.


Best Features

Comfort and the amount of room


Worst Features

Better fuel economy


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