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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%)

Chart based on 771 repairs.
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Chevrolet Impala other repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (7%)

$100 - $499 (38%)

< $100 (55%)

Chart based on 29 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

305-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

26000 mi Rear Window was replaced under warranty. When I turned on the rear defrost the glass was getting hot and the defrost lines were starting to peal. 

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2008 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

233-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

44000 mi

US $125
Driver's seatbelt button malfunctioned. The buckle wouldn't catch in the locking mechanism. Mechanic said spring wasn't working in the catching mechanism and replaced it. It's working fine. 
58000 mi

US $125
Pressure gauge and tire sensor repaired-front right and mounts repaired-front left tire. 
63240 mi

C $200
driver door handle fell apart could still open door but had to hold outside of it in to get it to work  

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2008 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

88575 mi

US $297
Replaced left front wheel bearing cartridge 
26000 mi trunk struts replaced 
45000 mi

US $80
Could not close trunk- both struts broken, 2nd time this happened. Replaced with 3rd party struts, slightly longer than GM's. 
90000 mi

US $125
Trunk struts failed for the 4th time! Replaced them again!! 
92000 mi

US $125
Trunk struts broke again. Told that there is a plastic limiter missing on each hinge. So far, no one can find a pair. 
93000 mi

US $220
Trunk hinges worn so that trunk moves too far when opening, breaking ends of struts off. 

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2007 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

233-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

108750 mi

US $175
Replace hazed over headlights 
222000 mi

US $200
Blend Door Actuator (replaced all 3) 

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2007 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

8060 mi Windshield Washer Fluid Pump failure, replaced under warranty. 
135600 mi there are water marks on the parking pad all along the length of the exhaust system 
136000 mi slow leaking tires 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

303-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

2000 mi remote control receiver was replaced 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

242-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

43400 mi Replaced both mufflers. Originals had seam on top and faied at spot weld of seam. 
35000 mi Rubber piece on trunk lid was missing. 2 pieces in the trunk that hold on a plastic piece were missing. 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

17600 mi 1. Rear Window Defrost inoperable due to bad ground. 2. Squealing Front Pass Door Window - needed to be reset on track and lubed. 3. Front and Rear Disc Rotors warped - needed to be turned. 4. RKE Fob unlock graphic warn - replaced Fob. 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

45000 mi Catalytic converter and left front fog light replaced under used car bumper to bumper warranty 
149000 mi

US $96
wiper mechanical drive linkage broken 

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2003 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

95000 mi

US $85
Windshield wipers out of sync, arms colliding and moving outside of glass area. 

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2002 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

79000 mi

US $300
new windshield, cracked from flexing 
132000 mi Driver's side lock cylinder refused to turn with a key (although I could unlock from other side) maybe because of cold, low humidity or possibly due to wear. I didn't fix it and after a few days it started working again. 

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2001 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

98000 mi

US $150
neutral safety lever. At times my car would not start so had to put in neutral and park back and forth till it started. 

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2001 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

138847 mi Had to replace fuel level sensor in tank. Accessible through trunk, didn't have to drop tank. Repaired power window switch. Driver side window goes down, doesn't go up. Repair was free but tedious. http://mattgadient.com/2011/06/10/chevy-impala-driver-side-power-window-not-going-up-the-fix/ 
64000 mi

US $50
The steel cable that connects to the power window regulator frayed and snapped. This caused the driver side window to fall into the door. The motor assembly and cable come as one piece and had to be replaced. 

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2000 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

28210 mi Purchased vehicle 
55180 mi

C $500
Airbag light on, dealer diagnosed drivers seat airbag module needed to be replaced. 
107260 mi

C $547
Passenger side door lock seized up due to disuse. Car was in the shop for three days because door could not be closed and part had to be ordered in. Also performed wheel alignment. 

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