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1996 Chevrolet Astro Van windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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1996 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #21

Feb 282003

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles

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

The windshield wipers worked intermittently. Scc

- Unkown, DC, USA

problem #20

Oct 151999

Astro Van

  • miles
Ongoing problem with windshield wipers working intermittently since 85,000 miles, until not operating at this present time. Dealer and manufacturer were not notified at this time. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Allentown, PA, USA

problem #19

Apr 222002

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Windshield wipers work intermittently during operation. Dealer and manufacturer were notified.. consumer states the manufacturer should extend the recall 98043 on all Chevrolet vehicles.

- Longwood, FL, USA

problem #18

Jan 012001

Astro Van 4WD

  • miles

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

Windshield wipers work intermittently with problem becoming increasingly worse. At times, will work on highest speed, then at other times, will fail completely.

- Gloucester, VA, USA

problem #17

Feb 192001

Astro Van

  • miles
Windshield wipers stopped working after being intermitent.

- Sugar Grove, OH, USA

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problem #16

Jul 061998

Astro Van

  • miles
No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #15

Mar 292001

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

ABS light is on, and when brakes are applied stopping distance is not normal. Dealer has been contacted. Consumer has had numerous repairs on vehicle, differential was overhauled, windshield wipers work intermittenly, fule injection system was repaired, ignition switch cylinder was replaced, as well as alternator, the entire ABS system has been rebuilt, consumer states rattle sound from front of engine drivebelt was replaced as well as tensioner, also fule/air filter was replaced. Automatic transmission was replaced. Front and rear shocks were replaced.

- Garden Grove, CA, USA

problem #14

Feb 132001

Astro Van

  • miles
Windshield wipers become inoperative intermittently. This happened during a heavy downpour and I almost crashed. Apparently there was a recall for a GMC sonoma for similar symptoms.

- Chula Vista, CA, USA

problem #13

Mar 012000

Astro Van

  • miles
When driving in rainy weather conditions windsheild wipers become inoperable, cause unknown.

- Albany, LA, USA

problem #12

Oct 091999

Astro Van

  • miles
Windshield wipers work intermittently.

- Triangle, VA, USA

problem #11

May 151999

Astro Van

  • miles

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

Windshield wipers would stop working during operation. Dealer notified. Provide further details.

- Katy, TX, USA

problem #10

Oct 051999

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles
When the windshield wipers are activated during a rain storm they work sometimes. But when it is not raining they work fine. Dealer has been contacted.

- Bessemer, AL, USA

problem #9

Aug 191999

Astro Van

  • miles
Wipers have quit operating approx six times over past 2 months--no cause found. Pc board removed and reinstalled, wipers then operate normally for a few days.

- Chandler, AZ, USA

problem #8

Jul 051999

Astro Van

  • miles
Windshield wipers are inoperative. Dealer contacted, and was aware of the problem. Problem still exists. Provide further information.

- Winter Haven, FL, USA

problem #7

Jul 251999

Astro Van 4WD

  • miles
Windshield wiper switch will only turn on the wipers in the fast mode & sometimes will operate in the delay mode after after a short time

- Lake City, MI, USA

problem #6

Apr 121998

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Windshield wipers are working intermittently.

- Fairburn, GA, USA

problem #5

Mar 151999

Astro Van

  • miles
Windshield wiper/washer doesn't come on all the time until you hit a bump.consumer contacted dealer and manufacturer.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #4

Mar 031999

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Sometimes windshield wipers come on and sometimes they don't. also, occasionally wipers quit working in the middle of operation. The dealer is aware of the problem. Problem has not been corrected.

- Shawnee, KS, USA

problem #3

May 261999

Astro Van

  • miles
Intermittently the windshield wipers will stop. Dealer has been notified.

- Hawkinsville, GA, USA

problem #2

Nov 011998

Astro Van 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Windshield wipers do not work 80% of the time. The wipers come on and then stop. Sometimes they go faster than they should. Sometimes the water does not come out. Dealer cannot duplicate the problem.

- Ottawa Lake, MI, USA

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