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#73 of 268 Re: 01 CHEVY VENTURE WIRING PROBLEM!!!!! [candi073]
Apr 24, 2008 (5:45 pm)
Ok, I have a 1999 Venture and my issue was not the exact same, but it was a wiring short. I had a problem with my automatic windows not working, my taillights not working, and my dash lights not working. All at the same time! I traced all my wires and after several hours found my problem to be a short on the bottom side of the fuse box under the hood! After replacing and fixing a couple of connections, my problems were fixed! I wont guarantee that you are having the same problem, but it might be something you want to look into. If you are handy with electrical stuff, it is really not a very hard fix! Good Luck!
#74 of 268 Re: 2001 venture tripping gauges [john3999]
Apr 25, 2008 (5:57 am)
I have an older model venture, but I experienced the exact same issues, with exception to the temperature guage. to add to that, my power lock and window buttons are not working. I tried to change fuses but that caused things to cut on by themselves! the key remote acts as some type of kill switch- when i press the lock button the car wont start! The car is driveable but I would very much like to correct these annoying problems.
#75 of 268 PLEASE HELP!!! MY VAN IS CURSED!!!!
Apr 26, 2008 (8:33 pm)
any ideas would be greatly appiciated!. i have a basic 97 chevy venture. its been a good van. recently it started lucking and unlocking its doors . about three days later in the pouring rain the engine light came on and the door locks acted up and she died!. it was like it ran out of fuel. i walked got gas and it will not start!. and now the gas gauge says its full though i know it only has 1/4 tank of fuel. any ideas please?
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#76 of 268 2005 Venture LS keeps blowing door lock fuse
Apr 28, 2008 (6:40 pm)
#77 of 268 2005 Venture LS keeps blowing door lock fuse
Apr 28, 2008 (6:40 pm)
We have a 2005 Venture LS that keeps blowing the power door lock fuse. At first it would go weeks before blowing the fuse, but now its almost immediate after putting a new fuse in. I takes a 20 amp and I haven't used a larger one, I know that would be dangerous. I've taken the vehicle to a trustworthy mechanic that has been good to us on other vehicle work and he is even having a hard time locating the problem. Has anyone else had this problem and if so, what did it turn out to be?
Thanks for any help in advance.
#78 of 268 Re: 01 Chev Venture - Turn signal, Reverse Light Problems [helpmandee]
May 08, 2008 (1:16 pm)
Have you by chance found the resolution to this problem? I'm having it seems the same problem on the right side of the van. Only when the head lights are on and only the rear light cluster all the lights flash mostly dim. Everything works like it should when the headlights are not on....(all bulbs appear to be good) Any help would be great.
#79 of 268 Re: 01 Chev Venture - Turn signal, Reverse Light Problems [matt63]
May 09, 2008 (2:53 pm)
The plug for the lights itself will mostlikely have the plastic melted at the plug.
I had to get a junkyard wire lume and plug and pigtail into the vans harness to correct.
#80 of 268 Re: 01 Chev Venture - Turn signal, Reverse Light Problems [matt63]
May 09, 2008 (3:48 pm)
The bulb bases tend to melt on some too...there's a newer bulb design with a glass not plastic base...
#81 of 268 Re: 01 CHEVY VENTURE WIRING PROBLEM!!!!! [candi073]
May 15, 2008 (7:01 am)
I am having the EXACT SAME PROBLEMS with mine. I have had so much done inthe past year to this vehicle!! Did you ever find an answer. I am planning on finally taking mine to the shop, but if you know what could be causing this I would really appreciate your info!!
#82 of 268 Re: 01 CHEVY VENTURE WIRING PROBLEM!!!!! [ruthie74]
May 17, 2008 (2:29 pm)
On my 01 Venture. I had some serious back light problems and thin it got too the point that thy did not work at all. With my van the plug for the tale light assembly would get wet (because of the stupid upsidedown connection point design) and got to hot and melted the plastic connector. So I went to the junk yard and got new connectors. Problem fixed. Then the same thing happend again So I cut the connectors off and I bought single wire connectors from Napa (if you do this make sure that the new connectors are small enough to fit tightly around the metal proungs) and filled the joint full of silicone. I did this about 2 years ago and no more problems. Yet Let me know if this helps you.