Chevrolet Venture Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet Venture

Chevrolet Venture Problems

Transmission Pressure Control Solenoid Failure May Cause Erratic Shifting

The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure control solenoid.

Power Window Switches May Fail

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

AC Condenser May Develop Refrigerant Leaks

The AC may stop working due to a refrigerant leak from the condenser. GM has developed and updated condenser and mounting bracket to help prevent the replacement condenser from failing in the same manner.

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Chevrolet Venture Questions

Speed odometer not working transmission acting up (1 answer)

Vehicle runs poorly no pick up

New Drive belt walking off crank or idler pulley within seconds. (1 answer)

Replaced tensoner arm assembly 3 months back. Installed new belt today and almost instantly walked off. Returned to store and verified belt is correct size. New tensoner arm looks a little askew to myself, and hoping that is my culprit. Replacing it tomorrow with my fingers crossed. Could it be...

What is the normal charge of replacing a transmission front seal on my 2000 Chevy venture. I replaced the pan gasket but there is still a leak. (1 answer)

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Chevrolet Venture Recalls

The Fuel Tank Inlet Check Valve Can Crack and Leak

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.

Recall 04V597000
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.
Missing Labels for Child Restraint System

Some minivans are missing the required labels on the second row seating for the integral child restraint system. This is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Vehicle owners were sent the correct labels with instructions on how to install them. The recall began July 23, 2004. The GM recall number 04022.

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Chevrolet Venture Reviews

Hi my name is Errol 306,000 and still going
I have had electrical, cruise control, front wiper transmission wiper motor ABS system, and water leaking in the front and can't find where it is coming from, but the worst part is the body rust. Overall the van has preformed relativity well considering I have 445,800 miles on it and its still going.
October 2014--bought my 1998 Venture in 1998. It had been used as a demo for 20,000 miles by the dealership. I drove this van for nearly 16 years. Many years and many miles, kept up the maintenance very well like I do on all vehicles. This is the best vehicle I've ever had. I hate to see that some others have had problems. I had a few small issues over the years, but only things that should be ...

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