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CarComplaints.com Notes: The Chevy Astro is mechanically identical to the GMC Safari.

1.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
117,530 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Chevrolet Astro Van steering problems

steering problem

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1996 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 312013

Astro Van 6-cyl

  • 235,059 miles

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

I just got home & was backing around to where I park when the brake pedal started vibrating. I did manage to park. The next day the vibrating stopped when a grating noise was made. Suddenly the brake pedal came way up. It does have some brakes but they are hard to depress. Suddenly my power steering is gone. There was no indication of problems with either beforehand. This van just passed inspection in mid-August, and has always been taken care of.

- Vinton, VA, USA

problem #1

Jun 192000

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles
The steering malfunctions.

- Medicine Lake, MN, USA

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