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2000 Chevrolet Venture recalls

2000 Chevrolet Venture

8 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 2000 Chevrolet Venture

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2000 Chevrolet Venture by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Chevrolet service shop immediately!

  1. 2000 Chevrolet Venture STEERING NHTSA Campaign #09E005000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 17, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 979

    Summary: Dorman is recalling 979 steering knuckles, dorman P/nos. 697-902 and 697-903, sold under dorman's "oe solutionstm" brand name, and Napa P/nos. 7-8502 and 7-8503 which were sold for replacement use on the various vehicles listed above. A potential material or design defect could result in the steering knuckle breaking in the hub area.

    Consequence: A broken steering knuckle could result in loss of steering control and a possible crash without warning.

    Actions: Dorman will notify owners and replace the defective steering knuckles free of charge and reimburse the repair facility or owner for labor. The recall began on February 23, 2009. Owners may contact dorman's toll-free hotline at 1-800-523-2492 and press 5. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E005000 »

  2. 2000 Chevrolet Venture EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #08E050000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 11, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,921

    Summary: K2 motor is recalling 1,921 aftermarket headlamps of various models sold for use on the above listed vehicles. These headlamps are missing the amber side reflex reflector which fails to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

    Consequence: Without the amber side reflex reflectors, the lighting visibility may be affected, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: K2 motor will notify owners and offer a full refund. The recall began on decemeber 17, 2008. Owners may contact K2 motor at 1-909-839-2992. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08E050000 »

  3. 2000 Chevrolet Venture FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES NHTSA Campaign #07E021000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 12, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 742

    Summary: Certain delphi fuel pressure regulators, P/nos. FP10020-11B1, FP10026-11B1, and FP10027-11B1, sold after January 9, 2007, as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles listed above. The universal pressure regulators (upr) were produced without an O'ring and retainer.

    Consequence: Fuel may leak, possibly resulting in a fire.

    Actions: Delphi will notify owners and replace the upr free of charge. The recall began on April 23, 2007. Owners can contact delphi at 877-411-8770. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E021000 »

  4. 2000 Chevrolet Venture LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH NHTSA Campaign #04V597000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 22, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 717,302

    Summary: On certain minivans equipped with second-row bucket seats or captain's chairs and a power sliding door on the passenger side of the vehicle, a passenger using the interior handle to open the power sliding door could be injured.

    Consequence: If a passenger uses the interior handle to open the power sliding door and holds onto the handle while it is being opened by the motor, the passenger's arm may be pushed into the seat back or armrest and a wrist or lower arm injury may result.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the power sliding door interior handle on the passenger-side. If the vehicle is equipped with a power or manual sliding door on the driver-side, the interior handle will also be replaced for appearance reasons. Note: Before the vehicle is serviced, GM advises owners to not use the interior door handle to open the door. The driver can open and close the door from switches at the driver's position or by using the remote key fob. The driver should tell passengers to use the switch located in front of the door to open or close it. The driver should use the override switch to prevent operation of the power door by children or by others who are not familiar with its use. The owner notification letter mailing will be conducted in phases with the first phase beginning on May 31, 2005. The second phase mailing began on July 18, 2005. The recall began on May 31, 2005. Phase 2 began on July 18, 2005. Phase 3 (final phase) began on August 24, 2005, to all remaining customers. Owners should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438; Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668; or Oldsmobile at 1-800-630-6537. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V597000 »

  5. 2000 Chevrolet Venture LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH NHTSA Campaign #01V264000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21, 2001
    • Vehicles Affected: 248,737

    Summary: Vehicle description: 1997-2001 Chevrolet Venture, Pontiac Montana/Transport, and Oldsmobile Silhouette mini vans equipped with passenger side power sliding doors that were serviced in campaign 01013 (01V-067) from April to August 2001. Also 2001 Chevrolet Venture, Pontiac Montana, and Oldsmobile Silhouette mini vans equipped with passenger side power sliding doors assembled in January through April 2001. These vehicles have inadequate front welds. If a front weld fails, the actuator can jam in the unlatched position and, when the sliding door closes, it will not be latched.

    Consequence: If this happens, the power sliding door can open while the vehicle is in motion, particularly when the vehicle ascends a hill, makes a turn, or travels over a rough road surface. An unrestrained occupant could fall out of the van and be injured.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect and, if required, install a new power sliding door unlatch actuator assembly. Owner notification began on October 22, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020, Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737, or Oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V264000 »

  6. 2000 Chevrolet Venture LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH NHTSA Campaign #01V067000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 08, 2001
    • Vehicles Affected: 477,011

    Summary: Vehicle description: Minivans equipped with passenger side power sliding doors. The door closes but may not be latched. If this happens, the power sliding door can open while the vehicle is in motion, particularly when the vehicle ascends a hill, makes a turn, or travels over a rough road surface.

    Consequence: An unrestrained occupant could fall out of the van and be injured.

    Actions: Dealers will install a new un-latch actuator assembly to the power sliding door. This recall has been continued under safety recall 01V-264. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020, Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737, or Oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V067000 »

  7. 2000 Chevrolet Venture SEAT BELTS NHTSA Campaign #00V228003

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 07, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 156,305

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles, light duty trucks, sport utility vehicles, and mini vans equipped with TRW seat belt buckle assemblies. The buckle base of these seat belt assemblies were not properly heat treated and therefore do not pass the load bearing requirement of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 209, "seat belt assemblies."

    Consequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant may not be properly restrained.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the vehicle's safety belt buckle assembly date codes and, if necessary, will replace any safety belt buckle assembly. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V228003 »

  8. 2000 Chevrolet Venture FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #99V268000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 29, 1999
    • Vehicles Affected: 235

    Summary: Vehicle description: Mini vans with extended wheelbase. Some of these vehicles have inoperative fuel tank rollover valves and fuel leakage would exceed the permissible amount in a rollover test. This does not comply with the requirements of FMVSS no. 301, "fuel system integrity."

    Consequence: In a vehicle rollover accident, if an ignition source is present, a fire could result.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the vehicles to locate and replace those fuel tanks that could have inoperative rollover valves. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #99V268000 »

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