Chevrolet Venture Problems

The Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start on Chevrolet Venture

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

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Average mileage: 152,380 (14,700–315,000)
Engine affected: 3.4L V6
9 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
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van just cut off last night.haven't checked anything yet,was looking to get an idea of where to start. was wondering if there is an access panel to fuel pump or if the tank has to be dropped?
I have not corrected the problem yet as this just happened last night. No check engine light came on either. I ran in store left vam running came out about 5 minutes later and van stalled! It would not start back up! It wants to but can't turn over. There is a spark. The fuel is not making it to the engine. Which by the way the gas gauge stopped working on this van too about 5,000 miles back!
stalled out like i ran out of gas but had enough to keep going. it would try to start and run really rough, then stall out again . eventually not start at all.
Just changed my fuel pump eldelco car was working fine until suddenly engine cut out wont start,i did not change the filter waiting for delivery i hope it is this the pump is still making a noise when i turn the key any other suggestions please thanks.......
When I be at stop light, my low fuel light comes on and gas be in tank. Now it getting hard to crank back up!
When my Venture did this, it took the shop 3 days to figure it out - a freakin' $15 wiring harness about halfway back to the fuel tank got corroded. Over $300 to fix that because of all the time it took them to figure it out. Van would randomly not start and sometimes die.
Will not start all the time . Turns over but will not crank I get stranded for hours at a time.!
Note: engine was replaced at <40,000 under warranty.
Vehicle now has 80,000 and sometimes fails to start. It runs FINE. It occasionally fails to start, although it cranks well...just fails to turn over.
Pretty much the same as others here. Replaced fuel pump and couple sensors but still cranks for about 15 seconds before finally starting.