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

6.9

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,880 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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1997 Chevrolet Astro Van AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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1997 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments

problem #10

Jul 022003

Astro Van 6-cyl

  • 18,796 miles

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

Brake problems on 1997 Chevrolet Astro van. The consumer stated that more brake work was needed. The brakes had rusted and needed to be turned, the A/C was not blowing cold and there was a heating concern. The rear axle seals and differential gaskets were leaking..

- Athol, MA, USA

problem #9

Jul 172003

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • 70,000 miles
Consumer states when air conditoner is set on maximum air comes out of defroster instead of all the other air ducks. It's intermittent.

- Glendale, AZ, USA

problem #8

Sep 132000

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles
Chevrolet doesn't care about using cheap parts- after warranty they say trade it in.numerous things wrong with van and have talked to Chevrolet many times. Can't use back door of van, run out of gas, knobs fall of interior devices, asked Chevy to help since 37,000 and problems still happening as I go, can't afford to fix and can't afford to trade. Another nice shove it job by Chevrolet they don't stand by their prduct and their product is not safe please respond.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #7

Sep 031999

Astro Van

  • miles

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

Design defect corrected in new installation. However, out $432 to cover fix for known problem. GM refused to cover loss even though a design change had been made. No safety defect mentioned in the summary.

- Acworth, GA, USA

problem #6

Dec 061999

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles
While parked air conditioner exploded. Dealer has been notified.

- Pasedia, TX, USA

problem #5

Oct 131998

Astro Van 4WD

  • miles
Numerous problems with all of this van. Please contact to explain in full.

- Wausau, WI, USA

problem #4

May 201999

Astro Van

  • miles

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

Air conditoner will not get cold, repaired A/C connection at low pressure switch.

- Leavenwort, KS, USA

problem #3

Jan 281999

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles
A/C knob cracked.

- Chalmette, LA, USA

problem #2

Jan 281999

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles
A/C compressor failed causing noise.

- Chalmette, LA, USA

problem #1

Jan 161998

Astro Van

  • miles
Air conditioning hose leaking.

- Inglewood, CA, USA

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