2001 Chevrolet Venture Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Chevrolet Venture
2001 Chevrolet Venture Problems
One or more of the power windows may stop working due to a failed window switch. Failed switches will require replacement.
The rear light socket plate may fail causing a brake light or other rear light to stop working.
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.
2001 Chevrolet Venture Questions
I posted all I have did in earlier post, if you could tell me where the bad wires where in another post, and all the things it could be(check prior post for all that's been done) I hate to pull tank again and put another pump in if this going to keep happening. Thanks, Don C
Van at for some weeks. Battery drained. Jump-started and ran fine. Shut off and battery dead. Took to shop. Tested and traced wiring nothing found. Possible problems narrowed to alarm system glitch or key reader box aged out. Replaced key reader and programmed keys in. It seemed to fix issues. Th...
2001 Chevrolet Venture Recalls
Due to variations in the manufacturing process, or exposure to high heat may lead to a fracture in the tank inlet check valve. Fuel vapors may pass through the fracture and accumulate on the side of the fuel tank. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel tank. The recall began December 4, 2007. The GM recall number is 06230.
The owner's manual does not explain the child restraint anchor location symbols for the lower universal anchorage system. This does not meet the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Owners were sent supplements to the owner's manual explaining the location symbols in the vehicle. The recall began August 18, 2003. The GM recall number is 03039.
2001 Chevrolet Venture Reviews
Wow. I have read the reviews of other Venture owners, nasty. I must have got the odd duck. I have 246,858 miles on mine. Bought it new with 3 miles on it. Other then general maintenance, I had to replace the rear light circuit boards (common problem) and have the transmission rebuilt at 186000 miles. Other then that its been brakes and belts/hoses and oil changes. The 3400 V6 still gets 27 mpg/...
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I have had my Chevy Venture for app. 5 years now after purchasing if with less than 50,000 ml. My Venture now has just under 150,000 ml on it. I have been reading other reviews, WOW! All I can say is that I feel your pain. I complain to my wife about the yearly expenses of maintaining this vehicle. Last year I spent $1,600 to keep it running and the previous two years I spent no less than ...