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

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Chevrolet Astro Van brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments

problem #4

Nov 012002

Astro Van

  • miles

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

Belt tensioner casing cracked/broken around mount bolt, causing loss of belt tension, power assisted steering, and power assisted braking. Throttle control pedal "sticks" and excessive pressure must be applied to overcome resistance. Brake pedal could not be depressed until excessive force was applied with both feet, occurred twice at very slow speeds while cresting a short steep incline and turning to the right to park, cause yet unknown.

- Palmdale, CA, USA

problem #3

Nov 022000

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles
Brakes wear uneven.

- Bellwood, IL, USA

problem #2

Nov 022000

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles
Brakes wear uneven.

- Bellwood, IL, USA

problem #1

Aug 011998

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes failed.

- Laguna Nig, CA, USA

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