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2004 Chevrolet Impala Repair Histories

60 TrueDelta members own a 2004 Chevrolet Impala. 28 of these members (46.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 83 repairs to 2004 Chevrolet Impalas--an average of 1.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 83 repairs.

2004 Chevrolet Impala repair cost distribution

Chart based on 31 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 Impala

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

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Impala in South Carolina, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2014
72000 mi US $475 Transmission dropped into neutral when stopped at a light. Trans. was dropped and a new solenoid was installed. 
92000   Speedometer and tachometer stopped working. Entire instrument cluster had to be replaced. 
113000   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. 
Chevrolet Impala in Michigan, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2012
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. 
64000   Right front wheel bearing was noisy. 
79000   Transmission slipped, planetary gears and clutches damaged. 
93300   RELPLACED 4 STRUTS AND 2 LOWER CONTROL ARMS 
100000   RESONATOR REPLACED 
111000   replaced left front wheel bearing 
Chevrolet Impala in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
36000 mi   Front right hub replaced 
36000   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. 
93000   Replaced transmission. 
94000   Bad fuel injector. 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Impala in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2010 - Apr 2011
65380 mi C $150 replaced water pump 
66960   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. 
68200   muffler 
Chevrolet Impala in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2010 - Jan 2011
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 New Mexico, United States
Apr 2010 - Dec 2013
48000 mi US $100 Drivers window motor cable broke. 
55000   Drivers side passenger power window failed. Had to replace the power window assembly. 
64700   car would not start. Good bat. Dealer could not duplicate. This is intermittent. 
Chevrolet Impala in New York, United States
Feb 2005 - Jun 2011
7550 mi   LOOSE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR REAR DEFROSTER. PUSHED CLIP TIGHT MYSELF AND CORRECTED PROBLEM. 
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. 
25672   DEALER LUBED INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT PER TECHNICAL BULLETIN 
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. 
30770   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 
36066   Lower transmission cooler line slight leaking from pressed crimped metal end near rubber hose end. 
61000   new front and rear brake pads and rotors, normal wear 
72000   replaced lower radiator hose, antifreeze flushed 
Chevrolet Impala in Maryland, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2014
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 
52000   Auto needed new rotors on all wheels.  
62000   Car needed new coolant hoses and a transmission flush. 
Chevrolet Impala in Colorado, United States
May 2009 - Jan 2011
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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