The coil pack and throttle body were from a junk yard off a Venture that started right up. While driving the temp guage will go all the way into the red then drop back down again to normal. The battery obviously had energy but it would only crank on occasion. How old is the battery? Hubs have been replaced both on my ownership and prior to my ownership. Fuel pump pressure testing , electrical testing. Open the radiator on the Venture after the van has cooled off and shine a flashlight into the radiator to check the coolant level. I still had the same problem, so I looked at the grounds.
I got it and 7 days later it wouldn't start again. Then back to the red, when I looked under the hood the antifreeze in the reserve was boiling but it did not overheat to the point of smoking. Dealer said that the lock on the door had nothing to do with the recall. I don't really believ the battery was dead. The consumer hit the button to open the door, and it did open this way. The door was closed manually and the failure continued to occur, and has occurred while the vehicle was parked.
The front left and right abs sensors have cracked 4 times in the past 2 years on our vehicle, with the 5th time occurring this month. Test the radiator by hand, feeling along the outside from top to bottom. Just on this site it has been documented 20 times, complaint numbers, 80005017, 10002188, 10014288, 10021976, 10040887, 10051990, 10057579, 10064377, 10069872, 10059752, 10083334, 10060961, 10103060, 10105875, 10108658, 10134831, 10135162, 10135981, 10170423, 10183334. Im really thinking about selling it Hi Again and thank you, we did replace the fuel pump along with the computer and a few other things I am not sure of. Husband took vehicle to dealer to have the right hand sliding door handle replaced. Usually at highway speed, my minivan starts stalling as if it's running out of gas, sometimes the engine shuts off when I let go of the accelerator. Sep 12, 2009 check to make sure the security light is not on if it is the van will have spark but no injecter pulse the best way to solve this issue is to have the original igniton key and put it in the igniton in the run position and leave it on for 10 minutes then the light will flash then try to start the van Jul 15, 2009 i had a similar problem and called the dealer during lunch hour.
I got them replaced and even then the problem persisted. The failure mileage was 135,000. I do not know what else to do and do not trust the van for my wife to drive. A 5 year old battery is not worth keeping, I just replaced my battery in my other car this past summer, the battery was 4 years old and gave me no warning. The consumer stated the power sliding door makes a loud clicking noise, which souds like the actuator trying to lock and unlock.
No problems since, starts everytime!! Acts like a dead battery, but had a new battery put in 2 years ago. This has repeated at least 4 times. The dealer replaced something weather strip on floor where the door slides but this summer it started up again. I also did not notice a relationship with moist air. He had to pull over, turn off the vehicle, open and close the door and lock it in order to keep it closed. I have replaced the starter, the ignition switch, the neutral safety switch, the passkey module, checked the battery connections and even the relay box on top of the battery and I think that is about it.
I did change the thermostat last week and flush the radiator and put new antifreeze in. Going back to battery voltage, especially during cranking; has it been tested? So after a ton of time and a bunch of money I am still broke down. If the battery was low your coil spark could be low and a misfire condition might occur. After a couple of times trying it, it starts? The consumers daughter hand was closed in the door and the door completely shut. I have replaced the starter, the ignition switch, the neutral safety switch, the passkey module, checked the battery connections and even the relay box on top of the battery and I think that is about it. If you have no spark, could be several things. In the event of a wreck ,the car stops running thus no oil pressure thus turns off power to the fuel pump.
. In my case, using a fine dental pick I was able to get behind the bent section and bend them out slightly, providing better contact. If the battery is old replacing it now before going on a trip is the best thing. Just thought I would let you know that we finally figured out what the problem was. I took the ignition key off my key ring because someone suggested that maybe there was something interferring with the frequency of the passkey and for the past week it did not act up, until today when I put the key back on the keyring.
I drove it about 30 miles last night and after the back and forth with the temp guage it finally stayed on red but no overheating smoke. Gm has been notifyed and can not respond for 6 days. Finally it started without a boost. Then either there is a bad wire power or ground or the pump is dead. I am a mechanical engineer and I have asked for engineering assistance on this matter from both gm and jon hall Chevrolet, but the assistance has been denied. The dealer has tried to repair this problem but to no avail. Then, you contact the shop and have the data read by a technician, who will have a better understanding of what is going on with the vehicle when the problem happens.
The consumr was able to drive it to the dealer for inspection. Little or no braking with abs light illuminating all the time. That signal comes from crank sensor. Ohms Law Sometimes we all forget the basics and get electronics stuck in our brains. She received a recall notice for a 1999 model regarding the sliding doors. The recall repair was performed on July 12, 2005.