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CHEVROLET ASTRO Problems with Fuel System Gasoline, Service Brakes

 
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2000 CHEVROLET ASTRO Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2000 CHEVROLET ASTRO. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2000 CHEVROLET ASTRO by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (177 Complaints)
Date reported Sep 24, 2013
Location TROY, MI
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Vehicle 2000 CHEVROLET ASTRO
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 2
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
All Complaints

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2000 CHEVROLET ASTRO VAN. THE CONTACT STATED THAT FUEL FUMES WERE EMITTED INTO THE VEHICLE. AFTER INSPECTING THE VEHICLE HE NOTICED THAT THERE WAS A FUEL LEAK. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER WHERE THE TECHNICIAN DIAGNOSED THAT THE FUEL LINES WERE SEVERELY CORRODED AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. IN ADDITION, THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING 25 MPH, HE ATTEMPTED TO ENGAGE THE BRAKES BUT THE BRAKE PEDAL SUNK INTO THE FLOOR BOARD. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC, WHO DIAGNOSED THAT THE BRAKES LINES WERE ALSO CORRODED AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 82,257 AND THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 88,000. UPDATED 12/30/13 THE CONSUMER ALSO STATED RUST CAUSED THE ABS TO ENGAGE AT LOW SPEEDS ON DRY PAVEMENT, CAUSING THE VEHICLE TO CONTINUE TO MOVE, EVEN THOUGH THE BRAKE PEDAL WAS DEPRESSED.

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