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Chevrolet Venture Oil Pump Drive O-ring May Leak Oil From Rear of Engine

Chevrolet Venture Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Engine Affected: 3.4L V6

Average Mileage: 118,000 mi (80,000 mi - 156,000 mi)


An engine oil leak may develop from the rear of the engine. This is commonly caused by a failed oil pump drive o-ring seal. The leaking o-ring should be replaced to correct this concern.

  • Brens1955, , 3.4L V6, 80,000 mi

    *Please note: Engine was replace under warranty in Nov 2005 at <40,000 due to this problem. No burning oil again, but no signs of leakage on ground where vehicle parks or on engine itself.

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