Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms if you have to wait for repairs. Soccer moms and Little League dads wanted to drive vehicles with more panache and sportiness than the utilitarian minivan could offer. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. Features a forged and heat-treated housing, premium seal, and bearings with grease grooves. I am having the intake manifold gaskets replaced next week before the water gets into the oil and I have a major engine failure.
The mechanic repaired the thermostat; however, the failure continued to occur. Has been very reliable, decent power. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. I contacted the dealership and they also want to charge me for the repair. This was also fixed at dealership once but continues to occur. At the time, the demand for minivans was still quite high.
The next day I text him with a few questions and he never really returned a text with any info. Drives good, hold the road well and is comfortable to drive. The vehicle was taken back to the mechanic who advised the contact that the motor also needed to be replaced. Had nothing to do with the dealership. The minivan itself lost its shine.
Unfortunately, the seats weren't known for being especially comfortable. The gaskets for the lower intake manifold would have to be replaced. There were no recalls for the failure and the vehicle was not repaired. A Muscle Car That You Can Take 6 Extra People In — This Van is really pretty good. Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car.
The mechanic stated that the lower intake manifold was leaking coolant. Mileage inconsistency, stolen entries or an excessive amount of previous owners are facts that change the value of your car significantly, whether you know about it or not. What is a Powertrain warranty? Primary Use: Family transportation Pretty Great Vehicle! What is included in Roadside Assistance? ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. At the time, the demand for minivans was still quite high. The vehicle was not repaired. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. Plenty of room for guests and cargo.
The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the contact was advised that the head gasket and intake manifold would need replacing. When properly equipped, the minivan had a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds thanks to the 3. I recomend you use regular coolant because it wont gum up on you. What other services could be included in a warranty? DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Awesome Transportation — Great Transportation love the built in child seat as well very easy to enter and exit the car even if you have handicaps comfortable ride, plenty of room and power to tow and room for eight adults. Current statistics show that a large percentage of all cars on the road have a negative history.
When I went to pick up the van I was told by the service person that they replaced the intake manifold gasket, which I was unaware that it was even a problem. No suburban driveway was complete, it seemed, without a minivan. The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Venture. Every year, millions of vehicles in the United States are declared salvage. The vehicle was repaired yet the repair failed to remedy the failure. The seven-passenger configuration allowed each seat to be removed, as needed.
Front-wheel drive versions got 17 mpg in the city, 24 mpg on the highway and 19 mpg combined. In 2003, Chevy did away with the three-door configuration altogether. The only available transmission for the Chevy Venture was a four-speed automatic. Is there any thing I can do to have the dealer at least help with the purchase and repair for a new engine for this car. Update: I have now owned it for almost two years. The approximate failure mileage was 150,000.
Vehicles regularly get tested for roadworthiness. The vehicle was taken to a local mechanic who diagnosed that the oil pressure sending unit, water pump, thermostat and radiator cap was defective and needed to be replaced. Originally, the vehicle was available with three or four doors; the driver's side sliding door was a popular option. Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Other--air conditioner condenser cracked due to design failure.
This work was done under warranty and I was told by the service person that it was continuing problem with the Venture. The vehicle, which could seat seven or eight passengers depending on the configuration of its rear seats, had a mid-range price that appealed to drivers with families. Water is also in taillight lens. It was listed as a Consumer Guide Recommended Buy in 2002 and 2003. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. Great Van — Consistently gets 20 miles to the gallon around town and 22-25 on the road. Did you know 30% of all used cars contain some type of negative history? BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter.