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.
Car Problem Reports
Chevrolet Venture Front Struts May Wear at 75,000 Miles
Chevrolet Venture Problem
Average Mileage: 125,950 mi (60,000 mi - 182,000 mi)
Visitor, 2005 Chevrolet Venture, 130,000 mi
Bottoms out with no improvement by replacing rear shocks. I have not fixed the front yet..
Visitor, 2000 Chevrolet Venture, 140,000 mi
replaced 09(back and front), and then had to have them replaced year an a half later(thought to be defective). I have read too many like stories, maybe it has something to do with the van itself??
Visitor, 2001 Chevrolet Venture, 60,000 mi
front strut leaking
Both front struts failed, had to replace both .....
Visitor, 2003 Chevrolet Venture, 145,000 mi
Told by mechanic I need to replace these and something else in the front end that is related.
Visitor, 1998 Chevrolet Venture
replaces. I swayed so much on the highway with weight in my car I almost had a wreck