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What was the problem with my Chevy Venture?

We finaly solved the problem for my Chevy Venture engine racing. We removed the throttle body to make sure that the gasket was not leaking and to make sure the idle sensor was sitting right. What we discovered was that the TPS (Throttle Postioning Sensor) needed to be replaced.

Why does my 2000 venture not turn over?

2000 Venture V/6 120,000 miles , bought used, ran great for year , now suddenly won’t turn over . New battery, ignition checks out , daytime running lights even go off when key turned to start like they’re supposed to Red light is on the radio which hints of security issues

What was the cause of my 2002 Venture’s death?

I have a 2002 Venture. A month or so ago, it died while my wife was using it. After a lot of messing around, I discovered the plug that goes through the floor behind the driver’s seat was bad. I replaced it, and all went well for a while. Then it died again, (Thankfully in the yard this time). Both times the fuel pump was not kicking on.

Why does my Honda venture fan keep flickering?

Easy repair, very common failure on the Venture. The flickering seems to be common on the Venture and usually is cured by a new alternator – it probably flickers more because the fan running on high speed is a pretty big electrical draw. Just some things to check right off the bat – post more details and hopefully I can help you further.

Is the Chevy Venture radiator in good condition?

The Chevy Venture’s radiator and cooling system has to be in good working condition in order to prevent the minivan from overheating, which could damage the engine.

What should I do if my Chevy Venture overheats?

The Chevy Venture’s radiator and cooling system has to be in good working condition in order to prevent the minivan from overheating, which could damage the engine. If the van is overheating, you should troubleshoot the cooling system to locate the source of the leak or malfunction…

What to look for in a Chevy Venture?

Squeeze the upper and lower hoses on the Chevy Venture, checking to see if the hoses are firm or soft. A firm hose is still in good condition, while a hose that is soft and easy to squeeze had more than likely been damaged.

Why does my car sputter when I drive?

Driving should be smooth. But, if you are driving and your car’s engine starts sputtering the first cause of concern would be low fuel. However, if your fuel gauge is full it could be a symptom of further engine problems. A blocked fuel injector can prevent fuel from reaching the combustion chambers.

What causes a car engine to start spluttering?

Causes for engine splutter 1. Faulty spark plugs 2. Dirty fuel injectors 3. Vacuum leak 4. Dirty mass airflow sensor 5. Exhaust system leaks 6. Faulty catalytic converter 7. Dirty oxygen sensors 8. Worn out seals/gaskets

Is the EGR valve on my Chevy Venture defective?

Our 2000 Chevy Venture, with a 3400 SFI engine (3.4L) had a defective EGR valve, throwing fault codes of P0401, P0403, P0404, P0405, P1404. Symptoms included a Service Engine Soon light, poor gas mileage, rough idle, lack of power on acceleration.

Are there any problems with the Chevy 3.4?

3.4 Chevy Motor Problems. by Richard Rowe. The Chevrolet 3.4L (3400) V6 is just one variant of a huge family of 60-degree V6s in production since 1980. Though this engine has seen constant improvement over the years, no amount of evolution will ever eliminate all of GM’s notorious engineering flubs.

What kind of engine does a Chevy 3.4L have?

The Chevrolet 3.4L (3400) V6 is just one variant of a huge family of 60-degree V6s in production since 1980. Though this engine has seen constant improvement over the years, no amount of evolution will ever eliminate all of GM’s notorious engineering flubs.

We finaly solved the problem for my Chevy Venture engine racing. We removed the throttle body to make sure that the gasket was not leaking and to make sure the idle sensor was sitting right. What we discovered was that the TPS (Throttle Postioning Sensor) needed to be replaced.

Our 2000 Chevy Venture, with a 3400 SFI engine (3.4L) had a defective EGR valve, throwing fault codes of P0401, P0403, P0404, P0405, P1404. Symptoms included a Service Engine Soon light, poor gas mileage, rough idle, lack of power on acceleration.

3.4 Chevy Motor Problems. by Richard Rowe. The Chevrolet 3.4L (3400) V6 is just one variant of a huge family of 60-degree V6s in production since 1980. Though this engine has seen constant improvement over the years, no amount of evolution will ever eliminate all of GM’s notorious engineering flubs.

The Chevrolet 3.4L (3400) V6 is just one variant of a huge family of 60-degree V6s in production since 1980. Though this engine has seen constant improvement over the years, no amount of evolution will ever eliminate all of GM’s notorious engineering flubs.

How can I tell if my Chevy ECM is running?

Turn the Chevy’s electrical system on, but leave the engine off. An active electrical system means the ECM will also be up and running. Count the flash codes and record them onto a sheet of paper. The check engine light will flash the codes at you, in a series of long and short pulses of light.

2000 Venture V/6 120,000 miles , bought used, ran great for year , now suddenly won’t turn over . New battery, ignition checks out , daytime running lights even go off when key turned to start like they’re supposed to Red light is on the radio which hints of security issues

Easy repair, very common failure on the Venture. The flickering seems to be common on the Venture and usually is cured by a new alternator – it probably flickers more because the fan running on high speed is a pretty big electrical draw. Just some things to check right off the bat – post more details and hopefully I can help you further.

Why does my ventures 3.4 V6 make a tapping sound?

All of the 3.4 V6 in the Ventures make a metallic tapping sound when they first start which goes away in a few minutes. Its nothing to worry about, the lifters in these motors are pretty noisy at startup.

What kind of car stalls after engine heats up?

The Chevrolet Cavalier is a compact automobile produced from 1982 to 2005 by General Motors. car starts and runs fine until engine heats up to operating tempature, then it stalls, it will restart but keeps stalling until engine cools down. What can cause this? Answered!

What causes a car to stall in the morning?

Starts well in the morning but once it gets warm it jerks and slows until itn stops and stalls if you briefly switch off the engine for 3 seconds and restart it it starts well and moves for 3 to 5km and stalls again. It will do so all the way till you get home.

What kind of car does not start after warm?

Pontiac Grand Prix Questions – Car will sometimes not start after warm. – CarGurus Car will sometimes not start after warm. When i start my car, for the first time during the day- I have no problem. When I go somewhere and shut it off, sometimes it won’t resatrt.

Why does my Car start cold then warm?

When your car starts fine cold, then fails to restart while warm, it is usually a coolant system problem. Either low coolant, or bad coolant level sensor. 27 people found this helpful.

I have a 2002 Venture. A month or so ago, it died while my wife was using it. After a lot of messing around, I discovered the plug that goes through the floor behind the driver’s seat was bad. I replaced it, and all went well for a while. Then it died again, (Thankfully in the yard this time). Both times the fuel pump was not kicking on.

Can a hard starting car make unmetered air?

Yea, it seems since the emissions standards were tightened up and the sealing up of that, hard starting can be the result, but if it is after the first sensor, it could have been making unmetered air and throwing off the resulting responses of the system? probably. I had a 6 cyl GM car like that to fix once.

Why is the engine code P401 not working?

Rather, the EGR system is not allowing enough EGR to flow back into the combustion process to sufficiently cool the peak firing temperatures. Once the code P401 has been retrieved with a scan tool, the freeze frame data should be documented and analyzed in order to determine what engine conditions were present when the code was triggered.

What causes a p0140 code on an O2 sensor?

The causes for a P0140 code are fairly few. They could be any of the following: Shorted heater circuit in O2 sensor. (Usually requires replacement of heater circuit fuse in fuse block also)

What does the code p0401 mean on a Chevy?

P0401 CHEVROLET Meaning The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) tests the EGR system during deceleration by momentarily commanding the EGR valve open. The pressure in the intake manifold increases when the EGR valve is open.

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What causes a surging idle air control valve?

I changed the Idle Air Control Valve and checked the continuity of the wiring from the IAC Valve to the PCM (computer) and its fine. Usually a surging or high idle problem is a loss of vaccuum. or to much air entering the system through the throttle body. Mine was actually caused from the throttle body gasket.

All of the 3.4 V6 in the Ventures make a metallic tapping sound when they first start which goes away in a few minutes. Its nothing to worry about, the lifters in these motors are pretty noisy at startup.

What to do when your car won’t start?

Try: Cycling the Key If your car turns on but won’t start, turn on the dome light and watch it while you try to start the engine. If the light goes out, it’s a sign the battery is really weak—almost dead. To heat up the battery, terminals and starter, try the “key cycling” trick.

Why does my car not start when I crank the engine?

If the engine doesn’t crank, or makes an unusual noise when cranking, you may have a starting system problem. The car’s security system may have made an error that disabled the fuel or ignition system, or the chip in the key may have failed.

What kind of engine does GM venture have?

It is a common problem for 1997 to 2002 GM products that have the 3.4L engine. It affects Chevrolet Venture and Pontiac Montana vans also. In the winter, the van would take forever to heat up and when it did there was little heat coming out of the heater.

Is the Chevy Venture a front wheel drive car?

Closely related to the Oldsmobile Silhouette and Pontiac Montana, the Venture is Chevrolet’s front-wheel-drive (FWD) minivan. Last year, the Venture added an all-wheel-drive (AWD) option, and little has changed for the 2003 model year.

What kind of entertainment system does Chevy Venture have?

Renamed the Venture as part of its 1997 redesign, Chevy’s minivan handily exceeds the combined annual sales of its two GM companions. The Venture lineup includes the Value Van, Plus, LS, LT and Warner Bros. Edition trim levels. The Warner Bros. Edition is equipped with a DVD-based rear-seat entertainment system and GM’s OnStar communication system.

When did the Chevy Venture minivan come out?

Ever since its predecessor, the Lumina APV, was introduced in 1990, Chevrolet’s version has been the lower-priced value-oriented member of the GM trio of FWD minivans. Renamed the Venture as part of its 1997 redesign, Chevy’s minivan handily exceeds the combined annual sales of its two GM companions.

What does rough idle mean on a car?

Rough idle could also be Idle Air control valve (IAC) going bad (it controls your idle speed) or a host of other things…hard to diagnose without some more info As for the #5 fan setting – I think its a separate issue – blower resistor going bad perhaps – cheap part about $ 20, its located behind the blower on the passenger side front.

What causes a car to have a high idle?

Usually a surging or high idle problem is a loss of vaccuum. or to much air entering the system through the throttle body. Mine was actually caused from the throttle body gasket. It had deteriorated over time, and started sucking in air from the back of the throttle body. 3 things come to mind.

Rough idle could also be Idle Air control valve (IAC) going bad (it controls your idle speed) or a host of other things…hard to diagnose without some more info As for the #5 fan setting – I think its a separate issue – blower resistor going bad perhaps – cheap part about $ 20, its located behind the blower on the passenger side front.

What kind of engine does a Chevy Venture have?

A 1.5-second “video memory” is supposed to prevent interference to the sound and picture from potholes, railroad tracks and other road imperfections. A 3.4-liter V-6 engine sends 185 horsepower to a four-speed-automatic transmission, which is the same powertrain used in all three GM minivans.

I changed the Idle Air Control Valve and checked the continuity of the wiring from the IAC Valve to the PCM (computer) and its fine. Usually a surging or high idle problem is a loss of vaccuum. or to much air entering the system through the throttle body. Mine was actually caused from the throttle body gasket.

Is there a problem with my Yamaha Venture?

This is a known problem on the Venture/Eluder line of motorcycles. In fact, older models were known to have their fuel pump fail at high mileage (mostly at 50,000 miles or higher). The fuel pump directs fuel from the tank to the engine. Every motorcycle owner knows that a bike will run poorly without fuel or may not run at all.

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