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  Safety Recalls of Chevrolet Venture Vehicles

There have been 18 safety recalls for the Chevrolet Venture. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the Chevrolet Venture.

NHTSA Recall #: 99V268000; Sep. 29, 1999

In a vehicle rollover accident, if an ignition source is present, a fire could result.

Recalled Vehicles: 2000 Chevrolet Venture, 2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette, 2000 Pontiac Montana
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: Mini vans with extended wheelbase. Some of these vehicles have inoperative fuel tank rollover valves and fuel leakage would exceed the permissible amount in a rollover test. This does not comply with the requirements of fmvss no. 301, "fuel system integrity. "... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 99V071000; Apr. 12, 1999

If not repaired, separation of the opposite side joint could occur resulting in steering shaft separation.

Recalled Vehicles: 1999 Chevrolet Venture, 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette, 1999 Pontiac Montana
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: passenger Mini vans. The left and/or right front lower insulator to cradle center metal sleeve is collapsed, which can result in loss of clamp load in the joint. If the clamp load is reduced or lost, the bolt can be lost or broken and the joint can separate. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 98V145000; Jun. 26, 1998

When activating the release mechanism to roll a bucket seat forward, a customer's finger(s) could be severely injured or severed in they are not kept clear of the mechanism.

Recalled Vehicles: 1997 Chevrolet Venture, 1998 Chevrolet Venture, 1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette, 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: passenger Mini vans equipped with bucket seats or a split bench seat in the second (middle) or third (back) row. The seat latch mechanisms on bucket seats and on the 40% portion of the split bench seat in the second and third rows do not have protective covers. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 98V131000; Jun. 11, 1998

The vehicle could roll increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 1998 Chevrolet Venture, 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette, 1998 Pontiac Trans Sport
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: Mini vans. These vehicles may have (1) a broken shift cable fitting or (2) loose shift linkage. Consequently, moving the shift lever to a 'park' position may not shift the transmission to 'park'. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 98V072000; Apr. 7, 1998

Brake fluid leakage can cause reduced brake effectiveness and increased stopping distances.

Recalled Vehicles: 1997 Chevrolet Venture, 1998 Chevrolet Venture, 1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette, 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette, 1997 Pontiac Trans Sport, 1998 Pontiac Trans Sport
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: passenger Mini vans equipped with traction control systems. The windshield wiper linkage arm can contact a brake line which is connected to the traction control system modulator valve. This contact can chafe the brake line resulting in a brake fluid leak. ... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Chevrolet Venture Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Aug. 8, 2007   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage 20,594
Dec. 22, 2004   Latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch 717,302
Apr. 8, 2004   Equipment:other:labels 31,301
Jul. 15, 2003   Equipment:other:owners/service/other Manual 1,707,825
Feb. 14, 2003   Air Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module 130
Dec. 9, 2002   Air Bags:frontal 272
Nov. 4, 2002   Steering:rack And Pinion 1,159,156
Aug. 9, 2002   Air Bags:frontal 133,221
Dec. 13, 2001   Seats:front Assembly:recliner 75,816
Aug. 21, 2001   Latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch 248,737
Mar. 8, 2001   Latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch 477,011
Feb. 1, 2001   Air Bags:frontal 38
Aug. 7, 2000   Seat Belt 156,305
Sep. 29, 1999   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 235
Apr. 12, 1999   Steering:gear Box:shaft Sector 59
Jun. 26, 1998   Seats:front Assembly:recliner 125,990
Jun. 11, 1998   Power Train:automatic Transmission 38,540
Apr. 7, 1998   Visibility:windshield Wiper/washer:linkages 55,154


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Chevrolet Venture Model Years
Model# Recalls
2005 Chevrolet Venture 1
2004 Chevrolet Venture 3
2003 Chevrolet Venture 5
2002 Chevrolet Venture 3
2001 Chevrolet Venture 9
2000 Chevrolet Venture 5
1999 Chevrolet Venture 4
1998 Chevrolet Venture 7
1997 Chevrolet Venture 6