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Chevrolet Impala repairs by problem area

Engine (35%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (22%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (4%)

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Chevrolet Impala brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (15%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (37%)

< $100 (30%)

Chart based on 46 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

78120 mi

C $1250
Brake master cylinder jammed with debris and one of the calipers was seized from a botched brake job prior purchasing the car. 

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2009 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

233-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

169000 mi

US $1000
Rear Brakes Replaced, Calipers were semi frozen and replaced. 

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2009 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

87000 mi

US $500
New pads and rotors 
65000 mi

US $180
Replaced leaking left rear caliper. 

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2008 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

303-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

96000 mi

US $400
Up grade brakes 
142200 mi

US $225
Transmission/Key ignition interlock wiring broke. Had to pull console to repair wire so that Ignition key can be removed from ignition. 

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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. 
187240 mi

C $230
Broken wire 

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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 
86541 mi

US $394
Replaced right front wheel bearing cartridge. 
110000 mi

US $5
Traction control breaking sensor reported a problem. 
62000 mi

US $500
New rotors and pads 

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2007 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

303-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

111000 mi

US $500
Replaced wheel hubs after getting service traction control and brake system errors. Also replaced struts. Codes still present, traction control still activates. 
111000 mi Codes for traction control and brake system. 

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2007 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

15500 mi Brake Rotors Warped, repaired free of charge as per TSB 
218700 mi Getting intermittent fails from the front wheel speed sensors which are within the bearing assembly. Re-connected electrical connectors with dielectric grease within. 
142000 mi

US $3300
ABS system was malfunctioning. Ft. Wheel Bearing's sensor was the cause (must replace entire bearing), as was the harnessing to the sensors. 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

186000 mi

C $100
Brake line was leaking. 

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2005 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

115400 mi

US $264
Speed sensor went bad. Left front wheel bearing replaced. 
134000 mi

US $311
Brake fluid flushed. Still running original brake fluid after 134k 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

supercharged 240hp 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

140000 mi

US $50
abs and traction control always goes off 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

86000 mi

US $157
replaced wiring ext harness on left front wheel for abs sensor. problem remains. 
251000 mi

US $98
Shoe was locking on after use of the parking brake. Mechanic adjusted shoe. 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

34200 mi

US $65
right rear emergency brake cable broke at caliper, replaced with new cable 
32000 mi

US $350
Rear brake caliper froze up and ruined the rotor. Decided to replace all rear calipwrs, rotors,pads,and hoses. 
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. 
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. 
61000 mi

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

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2003 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

211000 mi

US $50
Replaced abs cable 
70937 mi

C $619
ABS sensor in left front hub assembly was shorting out causing the ABS warning light to stay on and the traction control to engage at times for no reason. Replaced the hub assembly. 
199020 mi

C $75
Replaced cable for front right ABS sensor. 

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2002 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

114800 mi

US $1456
ABS and trac control malfunction - replaced both front wheel hub assemblies. 
122100 mi

US $179
ABS and Traction Control lights come on 
124000 mi

US $1987
ABS and Traction Control lights come on 
184760 mi

C $500
wiring to wheel sensors 
85000 mi

US $50
ABS light on. Found to be short in wiring harness to right front wheel speed sensor. Purchased new section of wiring harness that goes from right front wheel speed sensor & spliced into main wiring harness. 

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2002 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

98300 mi Fluid not getting to brakes 

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2001 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

99000 mi ABS/Traction light illuminates. 
100000 mi

US $200
this is the second abs that i have had to replace, I have had several problems with this car 
75620 mi

C $200
Brake line became loose. Line was replaced and reattached. 
108300 mi

US $1100
Bad electronics connection with abs system causing abs to activate when it shouldn't. 
115000 mi

US $500
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 mi

C $638
Brakes. One front rotor, two rear rotors, one rear pad, and two rear calipers. 
72540 mi

C $250
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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2001 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

68000 mi

US $147
The car was making a grinding sound when rolling out of park. The brake fluid turned out to be very worn. The brake lines were flushed and refilled which seems to have fixed the problem. 
164300 mi

C $1300
Brake lines burst, lines entirely replaced 

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2000 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

135000 mi

US $900
abs computer went out. 

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