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5.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$400.00
Average Mileage:
26,274 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. do not buy this if you live in an area where snow or ice bui (1 reports)
  2. replaced rear wiper motor (1 reports)
2003 Chevrolet Venture accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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2003 Chevrolet Venture Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 202004

Venture

  • Automatic transmission
  • 18,000 miles

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

The rear door window wiper motor burned out. With the extended warranty I had to pay $100.00. I told them that I had a Mazda van with over 100,000 miles on it and I had had no problems with it. They just smiled and sent me on my way.

- , Monmouth, OR, USA

problem #1

Feb 062009

Venture EXT V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 34,548 miles

The van was used and the previous owner had problems with the wipers brakes and ABS according to its history. The wiper are in a shallow dip at the bottom of the windshield..which is cute for California to hise the wipers when not in use, but a pain the the BUTT here in snowy winters.

It is like an ice and snow receptacle.. so to get the blades to work you need to keep it clear of snow and ice or make the motor overwork. The transmission on it was replaced after 10k. It is a constant battle to keep snow out of there, as it is a hand sized area and perfectly designed to capture snow. If ice builds in there, the wiper motor will have to be replaced..ask how I know.

- , Wpg, MB, Canada

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