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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
78,306 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Venture body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2002 Chevrolet Venture Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 302008


  • 78,306 miles


Paint peeling on the body's exterior along with surface rust that was denied repair because Chevy and the GM dealer informed us after 3 years 36,000 miles the corrosion must be rusted through the body it self resulting in a hole. Warranty expired 08/2008 and now 02/2009 there are signs of rust through corrosion that could possibly bear the consequence of failing a safe pa state vehicle inspection.

- New Castle, PA, USA

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