Tests on subsequent model years yielded results of four stars in most categories, and three or five stars in others. Changing them out is no big deal since you have to take them out to change the bulb so if you can do that you can fix the problem for good, in about 20 min. The parts supplier for this van made sub-par light sockets for the front turn signals and the rear brake lights. Fuel leakage, in the presence of. Could last a long time that way but just not willing to take the chance. . It has made moving an average family with dogs and many add on needs more than comfortable and has, with regular maintenance and little difficulty, a daily breeze.
Also for 2002 was a new steering wheel equivalent to the 2000-2005 , replacing the steering wheel equivalent to the 1995-2001. However, this minivan isnt as stable in curves as some of its rivals. A redesigned Venture is likely in the middle of this decade. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. Car seemed to run fine. The short-wheelbase version of the Venture is now only available to rental car companies and to the fleet-market for the 2005 model year.
The anti-lock brakes were standard on all Ventures from 1996—2002, but became optional on the base models later on. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. We live in a trailer park and so I drove it around and we deemed that it would be ok to drive to work the next day. It seems to have an oil leak which I assume is the rear main seal since that is also a common problem. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. All in all I still love this van. The van even with the previously mentioned transmission abuse, has quite a bit of pep, for a minivan.
Retired from Chevrolet Motor Division from Now in sunny and hurricane prone Florida on Fri Apr 20 2007 My '99 Venture was 'totalled'. The Ventures handling is fine on the highway, and it steers with a light touch. All Ventures have dual sliding side doors. They would get hot and blow out the bulbs the same way, although mine took it a step further and melted the light housing. Finally, hubby figured out it was getting vapor locked.
Finally, hubby figured out it was getting vapor locked. Because of that the transmission sometimes slips at take off but shifts fine otherwise. The Venture had also received a mid-cycle refresh with a redesigned front grille that matches the Chevrolet Impala's front grille. I restarted it and finished my 5 minute drive to work. Was told to try my fuel filter. Radio has nice sound even with 14 year old speakers, on an almost base model vehicle. The 2001 Venture had also received a redesigned new steering wheel.
It's been like that since we bought it, I just added a court every now and then. Now at 13600 it is time to trade it in due to ticking in the engine when cold. Retired from Chevrolet Motor Division from Now in sunny and hurricane prone Florida on Fri Apr 20 2007 My '99 Venture was 'totalled'. We did that and again Van drove fine. Filled it with antifreeze and bled the system.
My grand kids love all the seats to choose from in the back and refer to it as their space ship. Called again the day I was going to see it. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. Nothing is really wrong with the Venture, but it fails to stand above the minivan pack. I was trying to make it home.
Once I'd start switching it the van would start to run a little hot. Some issues that it has that I can't blame on the previous owners are there are some easy to fix electrical issues. Flat-folding captains chairs with cupholders are available for the second row, as are modular bucket seats for the second and third rows. All Ventures have a rear, swing-up liftgate. Power operation of the sliding door on the drivers side is also available. Next morning I only made it 4 trailers away it stalled so I returned it home. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter.
Interior Seating for seven occupants is standard, but an eight-passenger capacity is optional in. Then after talking to a few people I was told possibly my fuel pump so we changed that then it started ran like poo then stalled and we were told to change the throttle position sensor. Power operation of the sliding door on the drivers side is also available. The exterior was refreshed in 2001, a back-up alarm was added to indicate possible obstacles behind the vehicle, and was introduced in 2002. Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Chevrolet service department immediately! In the , it was also sold as the and the , which was later renamed as the for 1999 2000 in. The netted cargo area in the back has been terrific too. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter.
Because of this the brake lights burn out allot, and when they do the cruise control doesn't work. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. It has surpassed my expertations, I never had Chevy on my radar screen. The Venture is replaced with the Uplander. Fuel leakage, in the presence of. The Venture is replaced with the Uplander. Its twin, the , did badly in the 's crash tests as well, with only two stars out of five.