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2.9

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
49,000 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 windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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1998 Chevrolet Venture Owner Comments

problem #7

Jun 112004

Venture

  • miles

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

Consumer stated after driving vehicle and parking it, about 1/2 hour later, the back window exploded. Glass flew everywhere. No injuries reported.

- Paragon, IN, USA

problem #6

Jan 182004

Venture 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 120,000 miles
While driving 50 mph rear window exploded. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.

- Wakefield, MI, USA

problem #5

Jan 102004

Venture 6-cyl

  • 145,000 miles
While driving at high speeds antifreeze was mixed in with the oil. This caused the vehicle to vibrate. The dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem. This caused the transmission to break. The sliding door on the driver's side rubber trim had fallen off, water would get into the trunk when it rained, and the rear windshield did not work properly.

- Highland, MI, USA

problem #4

Dec 262001

Venture

  • 40,000 miles

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

Rear window on vehicle blew out. In 2001 the rear window had to be replaced because it had blown out. In 2003, the same window had blown out again which was the original from GM. There was no seal around the original window. The lower intake manifold seal had to be replaced by GM in which they covered half the cost. There were other Chevrolet's with the same problem. (the cracked sealed leaked coolant into the engine) the consumer felt that GM should reimburse the insurance company.

- Painted Post, NY, USA

problem #3

Feb 182003

Venture 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 38,000 miles
My wife closed the sliding door on our Venture van, after our children got in and the glass shattered in on them, luckily no one was hurt except for a few minor cuts.

- Ruffsdale, PA, USA

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problem #2

Sep 251998

Venture

  • miles
Vehicle was parked in the driveway when the rear window exploded, causing the rear windshield to shatter, which almost resulted in an injury. Causes unknown.

- St. James, NY, USA

problem #1

Jul 151998

Venture

  • miles
While driving 10 mph the rear windshield exploded, causing the rear windshield to shatter, which almost resulted an injury. Cause unkown.

- Monroe, NY, USA

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