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Chevrolet Impala Brake Problems

576 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Chevrolet Impala. 41 of these members (7.1%) have reported brake repairs for their car. A total of 51 brake repairs to Chevrolet Impalas--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Chevrolet Impala problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Chevrolet Impala repairs by problem area

Chart based on 542 repairs.

Chevrolet Impala brake repair cost distribution

Chart based on 114 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Chevrolet Impala repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2008 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

233-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

101000 mi US $1400 Parking/emergency brake doesn't hold well- shop "adjusted cable". Brake still doesn't hold well. 
249000   Parking brake wouldn't hold, rotor too thin to turn. Replace pads and rotor. 
26500 US $40 Brake pulsation and tire shimmy. Rotors machined and tires balanced. 

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2008 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

59000 mi US $65 Turned front rotors & four wheel alignment 
64500   Replaced warped brake rotors and pads 
82000   Warped rotors again 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

80000 mi US $280 All brake pads and rotors replaced. Normal wear and tear. $400. 
28000 US $100 pulsating brake pedal. needed new rotors. 
29000   brake rotors were severly rusted on the inner side. Part failure poor quality brake rotor material. brakes also replaced due to gouges in surface. common problem for all vehicles in this area 
32000   rusted rear rotors again. 
34300   right rear emergency brake cable broke at caliper, replaced with new cable 
13840   DIAGNOSE AND REPLACE BOTH REAR BRAKE ROTORS DUE TO HEAVY DELAMINATION, NEC TO REPLACE PADS DUE TO UNEVEN WEAR. REPLACED ONE REAR LEFT BRAKE HUB DUE TO EXCESSIVE RUN OUT. COVERED UNDER WARRANTY. 
30736 US $123 BRAKE PULSATION. DIAG AND RESURFACE BOTH FRT ROTORS AT NO CHARGE. SERVICE FRONT BRAKE CALIPER SLIDES AND REPLACED FRT BRAKE PADS. STILL PULSATE AT 30754 MILES. RESURFACE BOTH REAR ROTORS N/C. RE-BALANCE FRT WHEELS, ALIGNMENT CHECKED OK. 
61000   new front and rear brake pads and rotors, normal wear 
52000 US $850 Auto needed new rotors on all wheels.  

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2002 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

115000 mi US $1456 ABS and trac control malfunction - replaced both front wheel hub assemblies. 
122300   ABS and Traction Control lights come on 
124000   ABS and Traction Control lights come on 

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2001 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

108700 mi US $1100 Bad electronics connection with abs system causing abs to activate when it shouldn't. 
115000   Abs and traction control not working yet again! TC kicks in on dry pavement. Abs engaged when they should not! 3rd time fixing this.  
72540 C $638 Brakes. One front rotor, two rear rotors, one rear pad, and two rear calipers. 
72540   Front brake line was leaking so a new replacement was installed. Unfortunately, a very difficult one to replace so a high labour charge. 

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