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CarComplaints.com Notes: The Chevy Astro is mechanically identical to the GMC Safari.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Chevrolet Astro Van transmission problems

transmission problem

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1998 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 172002

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

While vehicle was in park, child was able to move lever shifter and change gear from park to drive. *akwhenever the vehicle ignition is between the lock and off position the shift lever can be moved with out appying the brake pedal.

- Trafford, PA, USA

problem #1

Mar 072000

Astro Van

  • miles
While engine is off transmission gear will jump from park to drive. Parking brake was applied prior to parking vehicle.

- Maple Valley, WA, USA

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