Unanswered | Answered

Chevy Venture

Parent Category: Chevy Vans
The Chevrolet Venture was a minivan manufactured by General Motors from August 1996 to June 2005. The car replaced the Chevrolet Lumina APV in 1997 and was sold as the Opel Sintra/Vauxhall in Europe.
  which circuit breaker? either engine compartment or r.h. dashboard panel
 == Answer ==   There might not be a cable. Some have an electronic pickup for the speedo, so what you will be looking for is a device with a couple of wires coming from, around the same place the speedo would normally hook up- the left side of the adapter housing for the transfer case. 
  == Rear plugs ==     My son-in-law (an engineer) and I recently did this job. The advice of leaning the engine forward seemed useless as you still cannot access the rear plugs well enough to change them (in my opinion).     We went at them from underneath. If you have a lift,...
Take the dipstick tube with you to the auto parts store, and see if they can match you up with one.
dome lights do not work. checked the fuse which is ok. checked the bulbs which are also ok. where is the problem
You'll need a transmission jack. Harbor Freight sells a transmission jack rated at 400 lbs. for around $75-80 which should be suitable for the task. You raise the jack up to the transmission, secure the transmission onto the jack, and then you first remove the driveshaft. This is a simple matter of...
  It's probably being caused by a defective wheel speed sensor. Sometimes this happens shortly before the wheel bearing fails, other times the sensor or the wire connection is faulty. Most times it is necessary to replace the wheel bearing assembly. The wheel speed sensor is integral to the...
  == Answer ==   Unit needs to be sloping outside and make sure the drain hole on the outside is not plugged up.
I need a module for the a chevrolet venture 2003 the the driver side window wont go down
Answer . Blown fuse? Bad relay? Bad temperature sensor Bad fan motors?. Check to see if the fans are getting power if so motor is bad If not check the above
If you can hear the washer motor running when try to clean you windshield then it only needs the hoses to be blow out with a air compressor. If motor does not run it may be a fuse or you need a new motor.
  It's in the right front fenderwell. Just remove the plastic fender liner and it is mounted right behind the right front headlight.
  == Answer ==     You need to losten the screws on the alternator to losen the belt, then you can take it off, and replace it.
  == Answer ==   I meant, how do you get the rubber line changed that goes up behind the back o the engine and around to the pump. There is a rubber line that joins the p/s rack which I srewed off behind the engine. How do I get the lower part of the rack so I ca have this rubber section...
  == Answer ==   Go to Kelleybluebook.com
there are two screws in side the head light houseing. you can get to them without taking the housing off the are spring loaded so be careful and i hope this helped
  == Answer ==     I have had a problem with mine. I have a 1997 Venture. I was told that it is very hard to get to and can take a mechanic around two hours to take out. Unfortunately, my thermostat has a bolt that is stuck and will not budge. The mechanic would have to go about...
  start with cleaning the fuel injectors   then replacing spark plugs   Plug wires   Checking Coil Pack towers for cracks/damage replace if needed   Check Fuel Injection/Ignition/ECM wiring for damage   Check Engine/ECM Grounds   Replace Ignition module   Check Engine...
I have a 2003 venture and the passenger side carpet was soaked. After much time and effort and looking on different web sites, I have discovered the cause. If you take the passenger side front tire off and look through to the firewall there is a small hole that originally had a piece glued to it...
 == Answer ==   IF U look @ the Condenser & find the line that coemes from the top of IT-THATS NOT THE LOW Pressure-Trace the other line @ the bottom of the Condenser & U will find the LOW port. 
There should be two bolts on each side of each handle. Get a screw and as carefully as you can unscrew them and tack the handle off.
  I don't know what kind of cheap auto parts you got but you aren't supposed to. you replace the whole plastic housing assembly.
how to take strut off of venture van would like to see diagram please
  == Answer ==     Fuel Pump is located inside the fuel tank. Both the sensor and pump are combined.
  I have a 2000 Chevrolet Venture, and mine is 75 Litres. Hope this helps.
Answer HAVE SOMEONE WATCH AS YOU TURN THE WHEEL. IF YOUR SPRING MOVES, THE PROBLEM IS ACTUALLY AN EASY FIX. THERE IS A RUBBER GASKET ON THE TOP OF THE SPRING THAT WILL WEAR OUT OVER TIME AND CAN BE REPLACED. THIS WILL MAKE A KIND OF THUMPING SOUND AS YOUR TURN. IT HAPPENED TO MINE. THEY HAD TO...
If the 2005 model is the same as the 1998 the problem could be as simple as a missing firewall drain tube elbow. If this rubber elbow is knocked off during mechanical work under the hood the condensate water will not drain and will collect on the passenger's side floorboard underneath the carpet.The...
i have a 2001 Chevy venture. inside the glove compartment (at the back) is a little trap door that has two filters inside. I simply changed out these filters and the a/c quit leaking condensation.
My mechanic found a wire under the driver's side seat that had rubbed bare and was touching the metal underneath and triggering the locks to activate randomly on their own.
 == Answer ==   It is probably a bad motor, or a loose ground going to the motor. And there is the possibility of a bad switch, if it only occurs at one speed. 
If the usual problems don't reveal the prolem have your mechanic check the intake manifold. These engines have a tendency to loosen the bolts on the intake manifold and the leak will damge the gasket. In time it will get worse.
  in the tank. have to drop tank to replace it!!
Answer  Buy a Bentley Service Manual. They have extensive information on the electrical system, including similar or exact wiring diagrams for the vehicles covered by the book. They also identify all the fuses and relays. An excellent investment for those who work on their own vehicles.  Answer ...
Answer . I had the same concern until I read in the manual for the car.. What you do is ----- before turning on the ignition, you press down on the park brake pedal (not the regular brake, but the one that you press after you are parked). Then you turn on the ignition. When you are ready to move,...
the vehicle is equipped with daytime running lights a safety feature that most vehicles have not alot can be done unless you want to tear the drivers dash apart to take the sensor out that is located near the vin plate in the dash   YOUR MOM
There is a black o-ring that you turn to release the bulb, once you turn it you may have to jiggle the bulb a little to pull it out. I find it easier to unplug it first then turn the o-ring.
  == Answer ==   This is typically caused by coolant in the combustion chamber. This series of engines are known to have intake gasket leaks that leak into the engine, causing this type of issue. This can also be caused by head gasket leaks, but this is more rare.     Both situations...
Follow the fuel line from the fuel tank to the engine and you will find the filter. Click the link to see it.
  == Answer ==     Attached to the starter.   == Answer ==     behind the instrument cluster. go under the dash and look to the left sided of the steering column. you will see a junction block with a 7mm screw head in the middle. it will be right above that. it is called a...
it is located on the front right side (passenger side) near the coolant reservoir its a box colored gray
The procedure for replacing the bearings on a Chevy Venture is quite straightforward. Remove the inner drive seal protector first, then secure the rotor by placing a punch into the rotor vents and the brake caliper, and remove the hub nut and washer. After removing the brake caliper, a removal tool...
Answer . \nThe cooling fan relays, there are three, are located in the fuse box under the hood above the battery.
The cabin air filter is changed for the same reason filters in your engine air, home heating/air conditioning and maybe even your refrigerator water filter need to be changed. Eventually they collect so much 'gunk' they clog and restrict the flow of whatever they're filtering. They can also begin to...
  it cost me about 15 dollars at auto zone,and it took me about 30 min to do it.
I had a hell of a time finding it, but it is under the hood on the passenger side, in front of the windshield washer fluid, in the covered box above the battery. There are two fuse panels inside the van as well, built into the ends of the dash, when you open your front doors you will see the acess...
  == Answer ==     When you open the door, the side of the dash that that makes contact with the door will have a little panel that says fuse panel
  == Answer ==     i find the torch a relaxing way. it has a bad smell and is toxic to breath in
AnswerIf I remember correctly, you must remove the inner door panel, disconnect the power connector and remove three retaining nuts. A very quick job. It is best to have a flat door panel removal tool to eliminate damage to the panel.That's correct,you have to remove the door panel,switches and...
\n. A three way switch is a switch that is used in a lighting circuit that allows the light fixture to be turned on from three separate locations within the building. In electrical terminology this switch is also referred to as a SPST, Single Pole Single Throw switch. The switch has three individual...
if they are sreaking chanches are they are worn out.if you use standard grease or spray lubes chances it is petrolium base and will attack the rubber. the only lube i use is synthetic grease its also used to lube brake parts and calipers this is safe to put on rubber
  == Answer ==   Roughly 30-45 miles. About 1-2 gallons. This is standard for most vehicles, giving the driver enough warning to make it to a gas station.
Hi, I had a similar problem on my 1999 Venture. I found it was the Booster that went bad. I replaced it and still have the ABS light ON. I bleed the brakes (on these anti-skid systems I bleed the brakes without power) and still had the ABS light ON. Long story longer, when the booster went bad it...
  == Answer ==     It's right at the bottom of the blower motor behind the globe box...
Try this, no guarantees but I once had a ford that after I disconnected the battery for a minute or so the check engine light would go off. Good luckYou have to disconnect the negative cable. Here are some easy instructions: In order to reset the "service engine soon" light in the Venture, the...
  you can either jack it up and crawl underneath or remove the motor mount and lift the engine forward to reach the coil pack and spark plugs from the top
I've got a better question, why is this question in the Chevy venture forum ?
No, it comes on for an issue that causes an increase in emissions. See related question below.
  == Belt Replacement ==   The best advise I can give you is to buy a manual or visit a local auto zone and copy the diagram. I have not had any luck searching the web for one. Lots of Luck
0.3 litres or 0.26 quarts or 0.32 US quarts.
  == Answer ==   There is a belt tensioner at or near the top of the belt run area. It has a pulley on it and is spring loaded, plus it has a provision for a wrench to be attached or inserted into it. Simply use your wrench to release the tension and you will find it is easy to remove the...
It can be many things. Can be a blown head gasket, stuck thermostat, cooling fan not working properly, water pump problem, etc.
Answer . turn on the AC then off again. this will kick on the secondary cooling fan. You will watch the coolant temp go down. it is normal for the sl2 to run UP TO 3/4 hot.
  most likely the thermostat, but these vans also have a history of blowing head gaskets...... It would help if you described symptoms
The base weight is 3366 pounds. Total weight really depends on if it is a cargo version, has alloy wheels, rear air conditioning, etc
If the stat is stuck open,your car will slowly overheat and not reach normal operating temperature, if it is stuck closed it will overheat very quickly.
  == Answer ==     It should, but the 1985 dash cluster was easier to read, Eckler's offers a reasonably priced rebuilding service, if you have the original.
If you're referring to the exterior lights on your van, it's probably the turn signal switch. When I press the brakes, or turn on a turn signal, my rear lights look like a Christmas tree. The brake light wiring has to go through the turn signal switch because of the cruise control, which is why the...
Remove the Fuse box from the body, just one bolt and the bar clamp. Remove the bar that's on top, unscrew the battery holder and cables then lift it out. Reverse for installation.
Part, no. Labor, yes.
well, if my calculations r correct, behind the dashboard
Remove the air inlet duct tube. Remove the heat shield from the exhaust and move it out of the way. Unbolt the crossover exhaust pipe bolts from the from the front exhaust pipes move it out of the way. Unbolt the thermostat housing pipe and remove the thermostat. Installation is reverse.
  In my '98 Venture it is located beside the ashtray behind a flip down cover. After using the flip down feature for a few years it broke-off. There is also a small one in the ashtray, but I've never used it.
How bleeding brake .01 chevy venture. Master cylinder replace
  == Answer ==   cold air drops, hot air rises, remove vent covers up stairs check for blockage with flashlight, put a fan at top of stairs blowing down, see if that improves it, or open a window up stairs to allow more air flow,
A 2004 Chevy Venture can be purchased at any Chevrolet dealership in Florida. The Auto Trader is also another source to purchase a 2004 Chevy Venture in Florida.
You will have to remove the caliper and rotor. Then. use a hammer and a punch to drive the stud out through the back of the hub. Take the broken stud with you to a parts store where they can match you up with a new one.       Hit the old one out with a hammer and use a nut and an impact...
  == Answer ==   My wiper failed on my 2001 Venture. I took it apart. There were two problems. 1) the shaft for the wiper was stiff/almost seized- apparently that is commong and can be corrected by drilling a little hole into the housing from under the plastic outside cover to be able to add...
No.You may want to go to a car parts store, and get a repair manual for your car. They cost about $16.00 Or, go to a Public Library.
Bank 1 would be the bank of cylinders that contains the number 1 cylinder. The bank 1 sensor 1 would be the first O2 sensor threaded into the exhaust system after that bank of cylinders that contain the number 1 cylinder.
  Because if you apply equal force to two ends of an egg it wont crack. it is physically impossible. ^^^ This is false. I have seen it done with my own eyes, and the egg landed all over my bed..sooo, yeah. ^^^you are the one who is false, you can't crack an egg with one hand. But the only...
  == Answer ==     on the side of the throttle body.
Yes! nothing special to look out for just do it. Underhood space is only problem really. May need special tool also. ~~ anything can be replaced. however, which pwr strng line are you reffering to? the pressure line, the metal one, is a pain in the ***! it took my friend 4 hrs to do, and it winds...
Locate the bolts at the base of the seats and unbolt them. You'llhave to disconnect any electrical connections if you have powerseats.
Most of the time it's the fuel level sender in the fuel tank if your gauge moves around a bit but doesn't read correctly. If the Gauge is stuck on full all the time, the gauge itself is broken.
Hammer!   Hi. On a 1998 Venture, which I'm not sure yours is but all are propably about the same, or similar there is actually a nut that holds these on.Most of your much older vehicles just slipped on into a groove with a lever lock on these there is a plastic cap that looks like a nut that is...
THE temp sending unit 4 the inside gauge usally has 1 wire & the sending unit 4 the Computer has 2 wires.
Trouble code U1000 means: Class 2 Data Link Malfunction
  loss of communications, many things could cause this from a bad ground, to cut wire, to a bad chip in the computer ecm
You may want to go to a car parts store, or book store, and get a repair manual for your car. They cost about $16.00 Or, go to a Public Library. -Again, there are no good manuals for this car, only older models, not the 1990-92. Anyways, you will need to rent a spring compressor from Autozone or...
  == Answer ==     It's inside the glove box, you'll see two screws remove these and pull filter out.
  If it's like the 2000 Venture there are two wing nuts on each light that have to be removed first. Then you have to grab hold and pull forward on the whole assembly until it pops loose. There is another wing nut that holds the two pieces of the assembly together, but you only need to remove...
There is a horizontal bar under the front part of the seat. You pull it up and push back with your feet.