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1999 Chevrolet Venture

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1999 Chevrolet Venture Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The rear light socket plate may fail causing a brake light or other rear light to stop working.

Engine -- Verified

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine  with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

One or more of the power windows may stop working due to a failed window switch. Failed switches will require replacement.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

1999 Chevrolet Venture Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., October 22, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1997-2001 CHEVROLET VENTURE, PONTIAC MONTANA/TRANSPORT, AND OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH PASSENGER SIDE POWER SLIDING DOORS THAT WERE SERVICED IN CAMPAIGN 01013 (01V-067) FROM APRIL TO AUGUST 2001. ALSO 2001 CHEVROLET VENTURE, PONTIAC MONTANA, AND OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH PASSENGER SIDE POWER SLIDING DOORS ASSEMBLED IN JANUARY THROUGH APRIL 2001. THESE VEHICLES HAVE INADEQUATE FRONT WELDS. IF A FRONT WELD FAILS, THE ACTUATOR CAN JAM IN THE UNLATCHED POSITION AND, WHEN THE SLIDING DOOR CLOSES, IT WILL NOT BE LATCHED.

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Body, Interior & Misc., April 18, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH PASSENGER SIDE POWER SLIDING DOORS. THE DOOR CLOSES BUT MAY NOT BE LATCHED. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE POWER SLIDING DOOR CAN OPEN WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, PARTICULARLY WHEN THE VEHICLE ASCENDS A HILL, MAKES A TURN, OR TRAVELS OVER A ROUGH ROAD SURFACE.

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Body, Interior & Misc., May 31, 2005

Summary: ON CERTAIN MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH SECOND-ROW BUCKET SEATS OR CAPTAIN'S CHAIRS AND A POWER SLIDING DOOR ON THE PASSENGER SIDE OF THE VEHICLE, A PASSENGER USING THE INTERIOR HANDLE TO OPEN THE POWER SLIDING DOOR COULD BE INJURED.

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Suspension & Steering, May 5, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER MINI VANS. THE LEFT AND/OR RIGHT FRONT LOWER INSULATOR TO CRADLE CENTER METAL SLEEVE IS COLLAPSED, WHICH CAN RESULT IN LOSS OF CLAMP LOAD IN THE JOINT. IF THE CLAMP LOAD IS REDUCED OR LOST, THE BOLT CAN BE LOST OR BROKEN AND THE JOINT CAN SEPARATE.

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1999 Chevrolet Venture Questions and Answers

gtbrass, 1999 Chevrolet Venture, Eutaw, AL

how do i separate the pulley shaft from the pump assembly? there are four bolts on the pulley, do i need a pulley puller? my engine is a 3.4

slats, 1999 Chevrolet Venture, Las Vegas, NV

After accelerating to a speed of 45 to 50 MPH and then begining to slow for trafficwe hear a popping noise, that sounds like pop corn popping, that appears to be coming from the right rear of the v...

Jim Carr, 1999 Chevrolet Venture, New Berlin, WI

I had a new windshield wiper motor installed before the old motor stoped the wipers wored together fine now with the new motor when I use the single wipe the right wiper stops in the center of the ...

in2chiefs, 1999 Chevrolet Venture, Bates City, MO

The brake warning light stays on all the time. The only thing I see is that the bottom brake light on boths sides left/right are not working. The top on each side is and the third works as well. ...

beccabear, 1999 Chevrolet Venture, Louisville, KY

The dial for the coolant keeps going from left to right and as I make a left turn it goes to the middle and right turns it goes to the far right and reads hot it eventually gets too hot. What coul...

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1999 Chevrolet Venture Reviews

my power sliding is not work on my van so what do i fixed it i would like it to work again

An exelent car (mini-van 1999) 161,560 miles (260,000 klm)
still a"baby" rides same since I bought it new.
In an accident that the other car was coming behind me
on a about 100 klm/h while I was waiting holding my brakes hard and streched tight against my seat I got hit from that car a Chev Cavallier, went a " right- off" in bad shape and my Venture only chip
a little piece of plastic 1"x1" from behind under the bumber
the only damage was one seting of the 3 of the motorized
drivers seat, was on one motor that the bolt bend slightly
and got stuck, I have not fixed that yet, no need.
I do not neglect the basic maintenance and especially the oil-change.

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