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2004 Chevrolet Impala repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (15%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (2%)

Chart based on 101 repairs.

2004 Chevrolet Impala repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (12%)

$500 - $999 (12%)

$100 - $499 (59%)

< $100 (15%)

Chart based on 34 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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2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2dr Coupe

supercharged 240hp 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Monte Carlo in Michigan, United States
- Mar 2007
Mar 2007

36146 mi

US $21000
Steering wheel control buttons, battery. 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala

Engine not specified

Chevrolet Impala in South Carolina, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

4000 mi

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

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

supercharged 240hp 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Impala in Washington, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2014
Mar 2014

140000 mi

US $240
heater core went out, took 6 hrs todo it 2nd set of rotors in 2 yrs abs and traction control always goes off computers stopped responding to each other which made the anti theft system shut car down, no start key got stuck in ignition, replaced lock cylinder and ignition coolant leak, found huge crack in the reservoir puddle on passenger side floor from clogged drain wiring harness under hood had been rubbing against belt which lead to a wiring mess and nothing working properly in car all gauges stopped working except the gas gauge 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Impala in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2011 - Sep 2015
Jun 2012

107000 mi

US $400
Broken rear anti-sway bar needed to be replaced. Replaced leaking transmission hose Replaced radio control buttons on the steering wheel due to their labels being cracked/worn off. 
Sep 2015

162000 mi

US $600
Resonator part of the exhaust system was replaced due to hole in it which made for loud noise. Replacement of front anti-sway bar 
Chevrolet Impala in Michigan, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2012
Jan 2009

64000 mi

US $258
This vehicle has dual zone climate control. The control motor for the blend door in the driver's zone was not working, resulting in no heat on the driver's side. 
Apr 2009

64000 mi

US $100
Right front wheel bearing was noisy. 
Jul 2010

79000 mi

US $2078
Transmission slipped, planetary gears and clutches damaged. 
Jul 2011

93300 mi

US $850
RELPLACED 4 STRUTS AND 2 LOWER CONTROL ARMS 
Oct 2011

100000 mi

US $150
RESONATOR REPLACED 
May 2012

111000 mi

US $110
replaced left front wheel bearing 
Chevrolet Impala in South Carolina, United States
Jul 2013 - Jun 2016
Sep 2013

149000 mi

US $375
wiper mechanical drive linkage broken speedometer,temp. gages stopped working 
Oct 2013

150000 mi
faulty passlock system keeps engine from starting 
Apr 2014

154700 mi

US $298
pass system, h&v control, 
Chevrolet Impala in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2014 - Feb 2014
Feb 2014

251000 mi

US $98
Shoe was locking on after use of the parking brake. Mechanic adjusted shoe. 
Chevrolet Impala in Iowa, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2016
Jan 2009

46000 mi

US $300
replaced both front wheel bearings 
Dec 2011

78000 mi

US $140
needed alignment so I took it to shop. Shop said it needed wheel bearing and tie rod end. He wanted $608.00 so I said I'll do it myself. I bought moog parts for $140.00 and installed in less than 2 hours and returned it to alignment shop. 
May 2013

86000 mi

US $157
R & R combo switch on steering wheel because I could not switch on hi beams. this a common problem on impalas of this vintage. replaced wiring ext harness on left front wheel for abs sensor. problem remains. 
Jun 2013

87000 mi
replaced the drivers window switch and the passengers window switch with ones I already had. 
Apr 2014

91500 mi

US $65
Replaced factory exhaust resonator.It was separated along the top seam. The remainder of the system was still in good condition 
Sep 2014

94000 mi

US $80
Radio lost the AM band so I replaced it with a new kenwood. I could not get it to work until I found out I needed to connect the antenna wire to the orange wire to power the factory amp 
Apr 2015

96000 mi

US $5
Radio suddenly lost audio. After some testing I discovered the power wire to the amp in the trunk was broken somewhere. I located the problem at the splice under the rear passenger seat carpet. The splice was corroded and disconnected ... 
Mar 2016

100000 mi

US $100
plastic elbows from water pump to heater hoses ruptured blowing coolant all over engine 
Chevrolet Impala in Michigan, United States
Jun 2007 - Jun 2016
Jul 2007

45000 mi
Catalytic converter and left front fog light replaced under used car bumper to bumper warranty 
Chevrolet Impala in Ohio, United States
Nov 2015 - Jun 2016
Nov 2015

125000 mi

US $400
Wheel bearing was shot. It was replaced. 
Chevrolet Impala in Virginia, United States
Nov 2011 - Aug 2012
Mar 2012

117000 mi
Replaced passenger side tie-rod end. 
Aug 2012

125000 mi
Cannot engage transmission. 
Chevrolet Impala in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
Jan 2006

36000 mi
Front right hub replaced 
Nov 2006

36000 mi
Driver's side mirror motor died. Mirror replaced. Steering tie rods repacked with grease making knocking noise. 2 twice within 18 months. Acuator for the door locks died, replaced. Brake rotors resurfaced due to warping. Brake job at 16,000 miles. 
Jul 2009

93000 mi
Replaced transmission. 
Aug 2009

94000 mi
Bad fuel injector. 
Chevrolet Impala in South Carolina, United States
Dec 2008 - Jan 2015
Mar 2010

72000 mi

US $475
Transmission dropped into neutral when stopped at a light. Trans. was dropped and a new solenoid was installed. 
Aug 2011

92000 mi

US $400
Speedometer and tachometer stopped working. Entire instrument cluster had to be replaced. 
Oct 2012

113000 mi
Security light comes on, engine will not start. Security system thinks car is being stolen. Problem still not fixed. Happens periodically. Reliability of car in question. 
Jul 2014

132700 mi
Security problem. Computer not recognizing ignition key. Could not start car. Both computers replaced at my expense by Chevy dealer. 
Jan 2015

139000 mi
The sending unit in the gas tank must be replaced as the gas gauge always reads full. That part alone costs approximately $850.00. That was really the last straw. 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Impala in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2014 - Apr 2015
Dec 2014

189100 mi

C $250
Front driver side wheel bearing replaced because of noise. Unfortunately was not the cause of the noise. 
Jan 2015

190800 mi

C $340
Exhaust fell off. Necessary to replace system from resonator all the way to the end. 
Chevrolet Impala in New York, United States
Feb 2005 - Jun 2011
Jan 2005

7550 mi
LOOSE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR REAR DEFROSTER. PUSHED CLIP TIGHT MYSELF AND CORRECTED PROBLEM. 
Jul 2005

13840 mi
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. 
Jan 2007

25672 mi
DEALER LUBED INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT PER TECHNICAL BULLETIN 
Jun 2007

30736 mi

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. 
Jul 2007

30770 mi

US $8
HEAVY WATER ACCUMULATION FRONT PASSENGER FLOOR AREA UNDER GLOVE BOX-REPLACED CABIN AIR FILTER DEFLECTOR STRIP MYSELF. GM PART IS 10388810. CABIN AIR FILTER WAS REPLACED AT 8000 MILES AND 30180 MILES. FILTER COST $28.90. FRAM # C25245 
Feb 2008

36066 mi
Lower transmission cooler line slight leaking from pressed crimped metal end near rubber hose end. 
Dec 2009

61000 mi

US $250
new front and rear brake pads and rotors, normal wear 
Oct 2010

72000 mi

US $1900
replaced lower radiator hose, antifreeze flushed 
Chevrolet Impala in Wisconsin, United States
Jan 2015 - Oct 2015
Jan 2015

137000 mi

US $150
Security light, replaced ignition switch 
Mar 2015

140000 mi
Parasitic drain on the battery, found it to be the auto dimming rearview mirror, have unplugged mirror and problem has disappeared. 
Chevrolet Impala in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
May 2015

129000 mi

US $2100
Head gasket 
Chevrolet Impala in Maryland, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2014
Jan 2008

37000 mi

US $500
This car needed a major tune up right after the warrantee expired. This included spark plugs and wires, as well as clean out of the throttle body. In addition, while changing the spark plugs, the place where the plug goes in needed to be rethreaded due t 
Jan 2009

52000 mi

US $850
Auto needed new rotors on all wheels.  
Feb 2010

62000 mi

US $400
Car needed new coolant hoses and a transmission flush. 
Chevrolet Impala in Colorado, United States
May 2009 - Jan 2011
Jun 2009

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.  
Chevrolet Impala in New Mexico, United States
Apr 2010 - Jun 2016
May 2010

48000 mi

US $100
Drivers window motor cable broke. 
Jan 2012

55000 mi

US $124
Drivers side passenger power window failed. Had to replace the power window assembly. 
Aug 2013

64700 mi
car would not start. Good bat. Dealer could not duplicate. This is intermittent. 
Apr 2016

99000 mi

US $100
Window regulator lr 
Chevrolet Impala in Texas, United States
Jun 2012 - May 2013
May 2013

113000 mi
Transmission slipping. 
Chevrolet Impala in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2010 - Apr 2011
Aug 2010

65380 mi

C $150
replaced water pump 
Oct 2010

66960 mi

C $146
4-way flash button assembly, part ordered to install myself. Dealer wanted 300. I yanked the part out of the dash, disconnected from the wire, reconnected the new wire to the new part, and plugged it back in. Good as new. No cost to replace. 
Apr 2011

68200 mi

C $300
muffler 
Chevrolet Impala in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

172000 mi

US $475
no low beam headlights, headlight switch mounted on column replaced 
Chevrolet Impala in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2011 - Jan 2016
Apr 2011

28000 mi

US $100
pulsating brake pedal. needed new rotors. 
Jun 2011

29000 mi

US $80
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 
Jan 2012

30000 mi

US $125
Two tie rod ends. 
Jul 2012

32000 mi

US $150
rusted rear rotors again. 
Jul 2013

34300 mi

US $65
right rear emergency brake cable broke at caliper, replaced with new cable 
Sep 2013

35000 mi

US $85
replaced battery 
Nov 2013

35000 mi

US $95
replaced 1 horn. 
Dec 2014

39000 mi

US $78
left front wheel bearing rusted from the back side and went bad. 
Oct 2015

41000 mi

US $301
sway bar connection rusted and broke off. causing loud thumping noise. 
Jan 2016

41000 mi

US $350
Rear brake caliper froze up and ruined the rotor. Decided to replace all rear calipwrs, rotors,pads,and hoses. 
Chevrolet Impala in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2010 - Jan 2011
Jul 2010

220000 mi

US $165
Replaced wheel hubs on front - the one on the passenger side was under warranty from last yr. Third time now since buying vehicle on the passenger side -least it was still under warranty 
Chevrolet Impala in Maine, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2012
Oct 2012

206000 mi

US $230
replaced resonator.. had to modify to fit right bought at Advanced and go back because gasket didnt come with new one.. fuel pressure sensor replaced 
Chevrolet Impala in Idaho, United States
Mar 2013 - Apr 2013
Apr 2013

154000 mi
My husband replaced the head gasket and 1 air flow sensor. 
Chevrolet Impala in New Jersey, United States
Mar 2013 - Nov 2013
Apr 2013

100000 mi

US $109
Taken to Parks Chevrolet in Charlotte, NC due to lengthy repairs caused by dex-cool antifreeze. The Dex-cool antifreeze turned into sludge which has eaten through and resulted in the replacement of 3 thermostats, thermal sensor, radiator,etc 
Chevrolet Impala in California, United States
Dec 2010 - Sep 2012
Sep 2012

120000 mi

US $500
Metal Shavings left in one corner of the engine block erroded a large pit in the head which eventually blew through the head gasket seal, necessitating a complete Head Job. After 80K Warranty ended of course. 
Chevrolet Impala in Ohio, United States
Jul 2010 - Jul 2012
Apr 2011

80000 mi

US $280
Worn rear wheel bearing. Both rear hubs replaced. $280. All brake pads and rotors replaced. Normal wear and tear. $400. 
Apr 2012

98700 mi

US $600
Struts all four corners. Rear rotors replaced. 

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