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2004 Chevrolet Impala Repair Histories

2004 Chevrolet Impala Repair Histories 2004 Chevrolet Impala Repair Histories

66 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2004 Chevrolet Impala. 30 of these members (45.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 93 repairs to 2004 Chevrolet Impalas--an average of 1.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2004 Chevrolet Impala repairs by problem area

Chart based on 93 repairs.

2004 Chevrolet Impala repair cost distribution

Chart based on 32 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
Dec 2009 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 - Jan 2015
Mar 2010 US $475 Transmission dropped into neutral when stopped at a light. Trans. was dropped and a new solenoid was installed. 
Aug 2011   Speedometer and tachometer stopped working. Entire instrument cluster had to be replaced. 
Oct 2012   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   Security problem. Computer not recognizing ignition key. Could not start car. Both computers replaced at my expense by Chevy dealer. 
Jan 2015   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. 
Chevrolet Impala in Michigan, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2012
Jan 2009 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   Right front wheel bearing was noisy. 
Jul 2010   Transmission slipped, planetary gears and clutches damaged. 
Jul 2011   RELPLACED 4 STRUTS AND 2 LOWER CONTROL ARMS 
Oct 2011   RESONATOR REPLACED 
May 2012   replaced left front wheel bearing 
Chevrolet Impala in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
Jan 2006   Front right hub replaced 
Nov 2006   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   Replaced transmission. 
Aug 2009   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
Aug 2010 C $150 replaced water pump 
Oct 2010   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   muffler 
Chevrolet Impala in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2010 - Jan 2011
Jul 2010 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
May 2010 US $100 Drivers window motor cable broke. 
Jan 2012   Drivers side passenger power window failed. Had to replace the power window assembly. 
Aug 2013   car would not start. Good bat. Dealer could not duplicate. This is intermittent. 
Chevrolet Impala in New York, United States
Feb 2005 - Jun 2011
Jan 2005   LOOSE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR REAR DEFROSTER. PUSHED CLIP TIGHT MYSELF AND CORRECTED PROBLEM. 
Jul 2005   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   DEALER LUBED INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT PER TECHNICAL BULLETIN 
Jun 2007 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   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   Lower transmission cooler line slight leaking from pressed crimped metal end near rubber hose end. 
Dec 2009   new front and rear brake pads and rotors, normal wear 
Oct 2010   replaced lower radiator hose, antifreeze flushed 
Chevrolet Impala in Maryland, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2014
Jan 2008 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   Auto needed new rotors on all wheels.  
Feb 2010   Car needed new coolant hoses and a transmission flush. 
Chevrolet Impala in Colorado, United States
May 2009 - Jan 2011
Jun 2009 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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