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1997 Chevrolet Venture Recalls

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Most Recent 1997 Chevrolet Venture Recall

On May 31, 2005, Chevrolet recalled 717,302 Chevrolet Venture. 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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1997 Chevrolet Venture Recall Details

Summary on May 31, 2005
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.
Summary on January 24, 2003
Certain passenger vehicles and mini vans have lower pinion bearings in the power rack and pinion assembly in which the retainer tabs were not crimped properly. these and some other retainers used in vehicles assembled between january 1, 1996 and october 31, 1997, could fail and permit the ball bearings to escape.
Summary on October 22, 2001
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.
Summary on April 18, 2001
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.
Summary on August 18, 1998
Vehicle description: passenger mini vans equipped with bucket seats or a split bench seat in the second (middle) or third (back) row. the seat latch mechanisms on bucket seats and on the 40% portion of the split bench seat in the second and third rows do not have protective covers.