2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
58,575 miles

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problem #9

Sep 032014

Venture

  • 186,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Venture. The contact stated that while driving approximately 35 mph, the seat belt warning light illuminated continuously. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and stated that the VIN was not included in recall NHTSA campaign id number: 00V228003 (seat belt). The approximate failure mileage was 186,000.

- Gladstone, MO, USA

problem #8

Apr 152007

Venture

  • 103,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Venture. The contact stated that the front and back of the undercarriage were damaged and smashed in over the brake lines. In addition, the front passenger side axle makes strange crunching noises, the vehicle shimmies severely, and the cruise control fails to deactivate when it should. Furthermore, the seat belts do not properly restrain the occupants and the headlights blink on and off while driving at night. The contact placed two new front tires on the vehicle, as well as a new set of brakes. The dealer stated that the vehicle was previously in a crash, in which the hood, fender, and undercarriage were damaged. The vehicle has not been repaired. The failure mileage was 103,000 and current mileage was 113,000.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #7

Aug 152007

Venture 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Venture. While driving 55 mph, the contact noticed that the air bag indicator illuminated on the instrument panel. The failure indicated that both air bags were deactivated. The vehicle was driven to the dealer, but they could not inspect the vehicle because the air bag indicator was not illuminated at the time. The failure continued intermittently; however, the air bag indicator remained illuminated. The vehicle was returned to the dealer and they performed a diagnostic test. The contact was informed that the driver's side seat belt latch assembly was defective. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer stated that the vehicle was not under any recalls; therefore, they were not liable for the repairs. The current mileage was 97,000 and failure mileage was 95,000. Updated 3/16/09 the headlight covers fogged up as well. Updated 03/19/09.

- Sapulpa, OK, USA

problem #6

Jun 112008

Venture

  • 13,000 miles
The drivers side sliding door came off the hinge at the back. The door will not close properly now, and can not be used. The brake light burns out everytime it is replaced and looks like it melts the base of the bulb and the socket looks like it has been melted also. The middle section, drivers side seat belt will not release.

- Bristol, TN, USA

problem #5

May 012005

Venture 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 68,000 miles
I've had my seat belt for 2nd row seats fixed several times. The seat belts become lock and wrapped around the seat. The dealer has had to physically remove the seat to get the seat belt to retract. I currently cannot use the seat belt until I get it back into the dealer.

- Olmsted Falls, OH, USA

problem #4

May 202003

Venture 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 51,608 miles
Airbag light came on; determined to be right seat belt pretensioner failure. Replaced at our expense of $265.41.

- Bentonville, AR, USA

problem #3

Jan 162001

Venture 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,567 miles
Air bag light was coming on intermittently; determined to be driver's seat belt pretensioner failure. Replaced under factory warranty.

- Bentonville, AR, USA

problem #2

Dec 012001

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Air bag light stays illuminated while driving. Dealer has inspected vehicle and informed consumer that automatic seat belt was deffective. Please provide additional information.

- Toomsboro, GA, USA

problem #1

Sep 012000

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Rear passenger seat belt became dismounted from its housing. Leaving it inoperative. Chevrolet has not been contacted at this time. The dealer has re-attached the seat belt to housing.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA