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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
94,444 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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1998 Chevrolet Venture engine problems

engine problem

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1998 Chevrolet Venture Owner Comments

problem #2

May 202004

Venture 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 188,888 miles


Anti-look brake system light came on and stayed on. Other lights are now flashing whem brakes are used. The main brake, signal and running lights have stipped working. The only brake lights working now are the led lights on the rear door. System is acting like it has a short or grounding condition. Unable to use this vehicle and is parked. Unable to repair this due to being on a fixed income. Vehicle was inspected and past the last part of April 2004.

- Hamlin, NY, USA

problem #1

Sep 021998

(reported on)


  • miles
Rear windshield wiper goes off when shutting the automatic passenger door/all electronics an dashboard goes off when using headlight controls/headlights goes off by themselves every 10 seconds/driver's control for door locks has completely gone out/evaporative emission canister vend solenoid valve assembly failed prior to recall, van is not idling properly.

- Washington, DC, USA

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