2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems Common problems on this vehicle are failures of the Fuel Pump, Fuel Pressure Regulator (4.3L V6 SFI Vortec engine only), the Cooling Fan Clutch, (4.2L engine only) and the Canister Purge Vent Solenoid. Problems with the Fuel Pump or the Fuel Injectors can prevent the engine from starting. Failure of the Cooling Fan Clutch may cause excessive fan noise. and reduced fuel mileage. The cost to replace the Cooling Fan Clutch is $354.92 for parts and $195.00 for labor. The cost to replace the Fuel Pump is estimated at $536.70 for parts and $149.50 for labor, and slightly less for vehicles without skid plates. The cost to replace the Fuel Pressure Regulator is estimated at $72.75 for parts and $136.50 for labor. The cost to replace the Canister Purge Vent Solenoid is estimated at $28.48 for parts and $19.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Significant Problems Occasional problems with this vehicle is the failure of the 2-3 Shift Solenoid in the Transmission, Transfer Case Control Module (TCCM) and Rear Differential Pinion Seal. The cost to replace the 2-3 Shift Solenoid and to clean the 2-3 Shuttle and Shift Valves is estimated at $41.56 for parts and $78.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Transfer Case Control Module (TCCM) is estimated at $262.00 for parts and $91.00 for labor. The cost to replace the Rear Differential Pinion Seal is $11.00 for parts and $78.00 for labor. All prices are estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable taxes.

Steering & Suspension

Significant Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Front and Rear Stabilizer Bar Links. Failure of the Front and Rear Stabilizer Bar Links directly affects vehicle stability and handling characteristics. The cost to repair the Front and Rear Stabilizer Bar Links is $362.00 for parts and $160.00 for labor (includes alignment). All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the A/C Low Pressure Cycling Switch. The cost to replace the A/C Low Pressure Cycling Switch is estimated at $43.19 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Ignition Switch. The cost to replace the Ignition Switch is estimated at $35.00 for parts and $78.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

3 out of 5 3 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
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Engine Moderate Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Transmission & Driveline Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5
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