Chevrolet Venture 1988-2005

Model Venture made by Chevrolet got 9 consumer complains as well as 18 service bulletins. Consumer complaints with reference, among others things, to engine and engine cooling and exterior lighting. Technical service bulletines regarding electrical system and equipment.

Car model


Name Number of models Recalls Bulletins Investigations Consumer Complaints
Chevrolet Venture 1988 0 0 0 0 1
Chevrolet Venture 1996 0 0 2 0 3
Chevrolet Venture 1997 1 9 77 10 625
Chevrolet Venture 1998 1 10 68 9 523
Chevrolet Venture 1999 1 7 66 8 485
Chevrolet Venture 2000 1 8 92 3 505
Chevrolet Venture 2001 1 12 155 1 299
Chevrolet Venture 2002 2 6 162 1 330
Chevrolet Venture 2003 2 8 144 1 302
Chevrolet Venture 2004 2 5 118 1 183
Chevrolet Venture 2005 1 3 42 6 46

Model 9999

Bulletins


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
03100010/03/2000617683Subject regarding light flicker condition. *tt03/22/2001
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL
21110111/21/2001628145Home link system for garage door openers. *tt03/05/2002
EXTERIOR LIGHTING - BRAKE LIGHTS - SWITCH
18100010/18/2000617648Some vehicles may exhibit a cracked center high mounted stoplight or chimsel. *tt03/21/2001
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY
06170306/17/200310003701Noise from under the body that sounds like a slosh or clunk with more than half a tank of gas. *tt10/28/2003
POWER TRAIN - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
03100010/03/2000617685Brief information on delayed shifting condition during cold weather. *tt03/22/2001
POWER TRAIN - AXLE ASSEMBLY
11010201/11/2002629685Subject regarding axle seal leaks on vehicles with mileages greater than 18000 miles on 1999 through 2002 vehicles. *tt04/04/2002
POWER TRAIN - AXLE HUBS
06160306/16/200310003698Front wheel drive hub and bearing assemblies. warranty parts center test no trouble found. year unknown. *tt10/28/2003
STRUCTURE
19100010/19/2000617657Subject regarding concerns of hard starts caused by poor contact to connector seal c305, wiring harness shapes at the radiator core support, the accumulator stud and the transmission bell housing, starter relay branch chase at the serpentin03/22/2001
STRUCTURE - BODY
15070207/15/2002637265This is a service regarding bulletin 020867006, roof perforation on 1997 to 2002 models. *tt11/22/2002
20090009/20/2000619047Customers with a regular wheelbase u-van may complain of a loud howling noise coming off the roof area. *tt05/11/2001
03100010/03/2000617684Customer may complain of west carpet at the base of the d-pillars. *tt03/22/2001
STRUCTURE - BODY - DOOR
20090009/20/2000619052Some customers may complain of high efforts needed to manually open the sliding doors. *tt05/11/2001
STRUCTURE - BODY - HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE - HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
06230306/23/200310003713Hinge or the support link in the rear storage compartment breaks. technical bulletin 0308110001 was released in jan 2003 with parts to address this problem. recent inspections at the warranty parts center show the entire storage compartme10/28/2003
SUSPENSION
18100010/18/2000617647Brief information on vehicles exhibit an leaking air shock on u-vans from 1997 to the present. *tt03/21/2001
SUSPENSION - FRONT - WHEEL BEARING
03250303/25/200310001865Front wheel bearing replacements due to an anti-lock brake system (abs), traction control system (tcs) or service engine soon (ses) light on associated with front wheel speed sensor diagnostic trouble codes p1221, p1222, p1225, 26, c1232, o07/23/2003
SUSPENSION - REAR
04090109/04/2001626036Subject regarding incorrect specifications for rear wheel alignment on all wheel drive vehicles. *slc12/12/2001
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
20090009/20/2000619050Some customers may experience wet carpet in the rear of the vehicle caused by a jack compartment full of water. *tt05/11/2001
VISIBILITY - REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER
20090009/20/2000619046Some customers may complain of intermittent or inoperative operation of the rear wiper. *tt05/11/2001

Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
02/01/2003
 Vehicle is leaking coolant into the engine. ph
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM - EMISSION CONTROL
01/01/1901122001
 Chevrolet venture failed emissions test. *mr (nar) *cb
EXTERIOR LIGHTING - HEADLIGHTS
1
 Consumer is writing in for sister-in-law who states that while driving the lens cover fell out causing the head lights to fail, consumer feels this is a manufacturer design flaw, and that there should be a recall to cover repairs which could cost up to $280 per head light. *tt
EXTERIOR LIGHTING - HEADLIGHTS - CONCEALMENT DEVICES
1
 Headlight lens cover fell off and the headlight bulb exploded. consumer found other complaints in reference to headlights on internet. *tt *jb *ts
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY
12/28/2003105/08/1999
 The vehicle was parked inside the garage and the driver noticed gas leaking from underneath the hood. the driver took the vehicle to the dealer for an analysis, and the mechanic noticed that there was a hole inside of the tank, and it needed to be replaced. *ak the gas tank was hit by an object. the mechanic found that the gas tank was made of plastic and was not protected well making it vulnerable. *sc
STRUCTURE
1
 The consumer's hand became stuck between the seat and the post of the vehicle. *mr *scc *jb
SUSPENSION - FRONT - WHEEL BEARING
12/01/2002302/01/2002
 Within 3 months, 3 front wheel bearings failed while traveling up to 70 mph. *tt *jb
VISIBILITY - REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES - EXTERIOR
1
 The consumer believes that the side view mirrors are not safe.*yh