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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
13 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
15 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,308 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 Venture seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Chevrolet Venture Owner Comments

problem #13

Jun 202004

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,000 miles

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

While driving at 40 mph vehicle was invovled in a frontal collision. Upon impact, none of the frontal air bags deployed. Driver and passenger sustained minor bumps and brusies.

- Somerdale, NJ, USA

problem #12

Oct 062003

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • 63,000 miles
My 1998 Chevrolet Venture was in an accident sustaining major damage. There was a direct hit to the right headlamp with the pole and the van ended up landing on the driver's side skidding on the road. None of the 4 airbags deployed. Has there been a recall on them or has there been any other complaints about this vehicle?

- Strasburg, VA, USA

problem #11

Apr 022002

Venture

  • miles
The consumer had accident and was seriously injured as the result of the air bags failure to deploy. Doors do not open driver has to manually open the door.

- Eaton, IN, USA

problem #10

Nov 251999

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

While driving 40 mph involved in a frontal collision. Upon impact, air bags did not deploy, resulting in driver sustaining major head injuries. There was one injury.

- Steelville, MO, USA

problem #9

Apr 142000

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While traveling East approximately 35-40mph, another vehicle traveling West, entered eastbound lane. Both vehicles collided head-on on driver's side. Upon impact, neither air bag deployed. Driver's seat belt was intact, but driver suffered minor injuries. Children, in rear, sustained some bruises from seat belts, but no treatment. Vehicle was totaled.

- Kearney, NE, USA

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problem #8

Jan 062000

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Was driving at approximately 40 mph and hit another vehicle with front end. Upon impact, ,dual airbags did not deploy which could have caused injuires.no indication of defect.

- Welch, WV, USA

problem #7

Dec 301999

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Vehicle was involved in a frontal collision at 45mph, upon impact, airbags did not deploy, resulting in minor injuries. Manufacturer has been notified.

- Glen Burnie, MD, USA

problem #6

Dec 301999

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was involved in a frontal collision at 45mph, upon impact, airbags did not deploy, resulting in minor injuries. Manufacturer has been notified.

- Glen Burnie, MD, USA

problem #5

Sep 271999

(reported on)

Venture

  • miles
While traveling 40mph as a result of an ccident driver's air bag did not deploy. Driver sustaine dinjuries.

- Auston, TX, USA

problem #4

Mar 031999

Venture

  • miles
While driving at 50 mph had a frontal impact, and driver's and passenger's air bags did not deploy which did not protect the occupant in this accident.

- Sacremento, CA, USA

problem #3

Jan 111999

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

When driving at 30mph truck stopped and vehicle went under it, frontal impact, neither air bag deployed, driver was injured. Dealer contacted and aware of the problem. Police report filed.

- Bessemer, AL, USA

problem #2

Jan 111999

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When driving at 30mph truck stopped and vehicle went under it, frontal impact, neither air bag deployed, driver was injured. Dealer contacted and aware of the problem. Police report filed.

- Bessemer, AL, USA

problem #1

Sep 281998

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was driving on highway at approximately 45 mph on wet road condition all of a sudden another vehicle tried to cut in front of consumer, causing consumer to hit vehicle on passenger's side. Consumer vehicle's air bags did not deploy.

- Navarre, FL, USA

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