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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,400 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Chevrolet Venture body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1998 Chevrolet Venture Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #5

Aug 211998

(reported on)


  • miles


Automatic sliding power door closes on its own. The dealer has been notified.

- Panama City, FL, USA

problem #4

Aug 031998

(reported on)


  • miles
Intermittent operation of windshield wipers. In addition, all electronics on dashboard goes on and off/headlights go off by themselves every 10 seconds/driver's controls for door locks failed/evaporative emission canister vend solenoid valve assembly failed prior to manufacturer's recall/poor idling and vehicle is sluggish/driver's information center fails to work properly, and air bag wires are still exposed to rear passengers' feet.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #3

Jun 161998

(reported on)


  • miles
Defect within passenger side sliding door, causes the door to open on its own, resulting in loss of protection, dealer has replaced power sliding door module 3 times. Defect is still occurring.

- O Fallon, IL, USA

problem #2

Jan 291998


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Automatic door closed on child, causing injury.

- Pendleton, IN, USA

problem #1

Apr 031998

(reported on)


  • miles
Windshield wipers intermittently go off by themselves when hitting a normal bump in the road, and when the front/rear heater or air conditioner controls are used. In addition, driver's information message center in the extended overhead console has never worked properly. Temperature gauge increases at least 1/8 to 1/4 inches and stayes there. Air bag wires are still exposed to rea rpassenger's seat. Drover's/passengers door locks failed. Headlights go off by themselves every 10 seconds. Finally, evaporative emission canister failed prior to recall. 780180 dup of 533715; posted on 09-07-1999.

- Riverside, CA, USA

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