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Chevrolet Impala repairs by problem area

Engine (34%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 674 repairs.

Chevrolet Impala engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (12%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (52%)

< $100 (14%)

Chart based on 202 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2006 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

242-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

17730 mi Emission canister vent solenoid-Replaced under Warranty 
28100 mi

C $1130
Water pump and coolant crossover gaskets developed bad leak aand were replaced with all cost paid by owner.  
35000 mi Head gasket was leaking not allowing hot air to blow and defrost the windshield. 
65700 mi

US $30
Cooling line fitting. 
70000 mi

US $375
Water pump replaced. Serpintine belt replaced. 
77000 mi

US $250
Thermostat replaced 
38000 mi

US $900
Check engine light on (then off, then back on) plus sporadic warnings to tighten gas-cap - which was tight! Needed new sensor(s) . 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

34000 mi Car experienced massive coolant loss. Noticed coolant covering engine and underside of hood. Saw Dex-cool running down the back of the fan/radiator. Dealer pressure tested cooling system and replaced water pump under warranty. Seems OK after repair. 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala / Monte Carlo

Engine not specified

82000 mi

US $500
Vehicle DIC (Driver Info Center) displayed "Engine Hot / A/C Off" and temp gauge dropped to zero. With no temp gauge, it was decided it was best to have it towed. Dealer replaced: Temp sensor Returned 2 week later for reflash of computer.  

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

94000 mi Bad fuel injector. 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

76000 mi

US $450
Problem with Dexcool gelling, went in for flush noticed that water pump had evidence of leaking. R&R water pump and thermostat while having complete system flush to get rid of gelled dexcool. Check engine light, code leaky fuel vapor system. Diagnosed as possibly due to aftermarket locking gas cap.  

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2004 Chevrolet Impala / Monte Carlo

Engine not specified

4000 mi

US $50
unreliable as to when car starts properly, fixed with new ignition chip 

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2002 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

78000 mi

US $550
Replaced for second time ignition switch - security system does not allow car to start because of defect in ignition system 
89700 mi

US $650
Check engine light on - replaced thermostat. 
93000 mi

C $800
replace faulty gasket 
137640 mi

C $100
replace resonator 
146320 mi

C $400
engine light came on did an OBD2 meter check for code and found out it was emissions spoke with a mechanic to find out it was catalytic converter 
146320 mi

C $110
engine light came on, reading now says missing cylinder 1 replaced coil packs with used from wrecker. Engine light came back on and now says misfire on cylinder 5. Have not yet fixed  
147520 mi

C $170
replaced coil pack plugs and wires 
161200 mi

C $1300
would not start told it was ignition then BCM. 

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Chevrolet Impala Engine Problems

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