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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
49,833 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.

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2002 Chevrolet Venture seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2002 Chevrolet Venture Owner Comments

problem #6

Sep 212015

Venture 6-cyl

  • 143,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Venture. While the vehicle was parked, the driver and passenger side air bags suddenly deployed without warning. The contact sustained injuries, but did not require medical attention. The vehicle was towed to a dealer where it was diagnosed, but the cause of the failure could not be determined. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 143,000. Updated 04/06/16 the consumer stated the check engine light illuminated. Updated 04/19/2016.

- Bellingham, WA, USA

problem #5

Jan 032014

Venture 6-cyl

  • miles
Was driving approx 45 mph and drivers side seat airbag deployed. There was no impact what so ever.

- Loris, SC, USA

problem #4

Jan 042012

Venture 6-cyl

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Venture. The contact stated that after starting the vehicle, the driver and passenger side curtain air bags deployed without warning. The vehicle was not inspected by a dealer nor repaired. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure and the current mileages were approximately 100,000. Updated 02/15/12 updated 02/22/12

- Fayetteville, GA, USA

problem #3

Oct 182004

Venture 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

While driving, the passenger side air bag deployed inadvertently without warning. The consumer was not injured and was able to drive it to the dealer for inspection. The mechanic informed the driver that a problem could not be determined at this time. Please fill in additional information.

- Chino Hills, CA, USA

problem #2

Aug 152003

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • 56,000 miles
I purchased the vehicle on July 31, 2003 from baker motors in Milan in. Approximately 2 weeks later the air bag light on the instrument panel started coming on and off. I called baker motor and told them of the problem and they told me someone would be contacting me. No one contacted me. On August 27, 2003 the passenger side airbags deployed for no reason, there was no collision. On Aug. 28, 2003 the driver's side airbag deployed for no reason. There was no collision. The used car dealership, baker motors, in Milan in. Has refused to make repairs at their cost stating it is a defect and is the manufacturer's responsibility. General Motors has refused to make repairs at their cost stating, it is the responsibility of the used car dealer because they sold it to me that way, and also because the vehicle is no longer under manufacturer's warranty. The airbag system is suppose to be maintenance free, therefore there was not anything that I should have done to prevent this. The airbags are not suppose to deploy unless from the force of a collision and there was no collision, yet the airbags deployed on two separate occasions. I was sold a vehicle that was unsafe for me and my family, and that an insurance company can refuse to insure.

- Straughn, IN, USA

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problem #1

Apr 162003

Venture

  • miles
The vehicle was involved in a frontal collision yet the air bags did not deploy. The consumer sustained minor injuries. The dealer was notified.

- New Windsor, NY, USA

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