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Chevrolet Impala repairs by problem area

Engine (34%)

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 transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (16%)

$500 - $999 (8%)

$100 - $499 (21%)

< $100 (49%)

Chart based on 61 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

7000 mi A growling noise coming from the front of the car while driving. 

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2009 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

65000 mi

US $215
Replaced left axle seal (covered under powertrain warranty). Replaced transmission cooler line. 

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2008 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

303-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

89000 mi

US $2674
Transmission failed, required a complete rebuild and replacement of Torque converter and valve plate 
133300 mi Transmission repair failed after ~5000 miles. Shop repaired under warrenty 

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2008 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

233-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

58000 mi Leak in Transmission system which needed to be repaired. 
100000 mi

C $450
shifting rough serviced transmission and put in synthetic oil better but still rough shifts leaking CV seal at transaxle 
119000 mi Hard shifts no one will say they can fix it for sure so still guessing 

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2008 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

109120 mi

C $148
and lower transmission cooling line leaking. total cost $700.00, dealer covered all but $147.87 under warranty. 
154640 mi

C $492
replaced right front axle shaft. had noticed noise for several days, independant garage said strut mount, cv joint seperated when turning to right/ require tow to shop 
162440 mi

C $422
replaced both transmission cooler lines and both fittings at transmission 
68000 mi Transmission was slipping from stop when cold. Had been doing this occasionally for some time. Traded it in. 
30000 mi

US $850
Torque converter was replaced under warranty at 30,000 miles 
124000 mi

US $85
Changed O-Rings on Transmission Cooler Lines that were leaking badly 
98000 mi

US $1
Could not shift out of park. 
110000 mi Bearing noise coming from front end. Thought front wheel bearings replaced in January bad. Not Transmission sounds like a noisy ring & pinion gear set. 

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2007 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

303-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

100100 mi

US $250
Transmission leak from hose. Replaced both transmission hoses and cooler pipe fittings. 
37000 mi

US $4800
total rebuild of trans with heavier chain & cooling system added also temp gage in car.no warning thought I bumped out of gear,totally burnt.chevy did not put heavy enough trans in this car. would not reimburse wanted to put same trans in. 

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2007 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

233-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

52000 mi Gear shift would not come out of Park. Removed console,found broken black wire to shifter solenoid connector, removed contact from connector and resoldered wire. Reinstalled console. Repair complete. 
79000 mi repaired broken wire on shifter solenoid which prevented shifter from moving from park position. This is the second time for this problem. The wires did not have much slack from the factory so I extended them by 5". 
82000 mi

US $12
I had small leak at transmission cooler line connector at transmission. Besides the leak, car would hesitate from standstill and also surge at cruising speeds. Replacement of connector at transmission corrected both problems. 
40862 mi

US $155
Transmission cooler line (lower). Not included in powertrain warranty, cost of repair paid by owner. 
43010 mi Leaking crankshaft timing cover seal, repair performed under powertrain warranty. 
147000 mi Transmission started to slip in 1st gear. Fluid was fine. No check engine light on. Two shops recommended transmission rebuild. Sold vehicle instead. 

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2007 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

70680 mi

C $600
Axle Seal Leaking 
45000 mi Water Pump replaced under Warranty.  
60000 mi

US $270
Tubes from Transmission going into radiator had to be replaced.  
65000 mi 1st, and 2nd gears replaced under warranty.  Entire faulty transmission replaced under warranty.  
66000 mi Replaced entire transmission under warranty 
49000 mi Automatic Transmission Leak noticed by mechanic on earlier visits. Since engine assembly was replaced under warranty, I requested transmission flush and repair leak. Two fittings were replaced for $8.20 and $20.54 - Total cost was $350. 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

303-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

31000 mi Transmission was intermittently slipping. Shop replaced leak in supply lines 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

242-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

115500 mi

US $50
I have to replace the solenoid for the gear selector. 
76000 mi

US $200
When leaving from a stop, it felt like the trans shifted in to neutral and then slammed back into drive. 
18268 mi K7536 Clutch input. R&R transmission, replaced Input housing, resealed and replaced. 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

211-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

143000 mi

US $943
Replaced transmission solenoids 
67000 mi

US $200
transmission cooler line coupler leaking fluid in driveway 
161000 mi

US $1450
rebuild transmission 

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2006 Chevrolet Impala / Monte Carlo

Engine not specified

151000 mi

US $2700
Would not shift into second gear and had to replace transmission 

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2005 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

134000 mi

US $1500
Speed Sensor on drivers side was replaced 
108000 mi Replace cooling lines from transmission to radiator 
63500 mi

US $600
Replaced right rear axle hub as it had gone bad, triggering Service Traction System and ABS lights. Also replaced battery. 
88429 mi

US $1037
Replaced transmission valve body. 
137000 mi

US $1010
Replaced right half shaft. 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

supercharged 240hp 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

140000 mi

US $50
computers stopped responding to each other which made the anti theft system shut car down, no start 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

72000 mi

US $475
Transmission dropped into neutral when stopped at a light. Trans. was dropped and a new solenoid was installed. 
79000 mi

US $2078
Transmission slipped, planetary gears and clutches damaged. 
125000 mi Cannot engage transmission. 
107000 mi

US $400
Replaced leaking transmission hose 
82000 mi

US $500
Transmission was shifting funny, in particular when shifting into drive after backing up. Dealer rebuilt transmission. 
93000 mi Replaced transmission. 

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

72000 mi

US $1900
lower transmission line replaced-other one replaced as was in the way of replacement 
113000 mi Transmission slipping. 

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2003 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

108000 mi Transmission cracked. Car had to be put down by horse veteranarian. 
113000 mi

US $2299
I noticed that my car was not accelerating as I wanted it to or it was doing a "catch up" ocassionally when I hit the gas. The jolt with the "catch up" sometimes felt like I was being hit from behind. 

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2003 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

217500 mi Leaking front-wheel axles 

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2002 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

43000 mi

US $85
replaced right axle (CV joint) Cost is part only - labor was DIY. 
110000 mi

US $1336
Replaced leaking axle boot. Replaced both transmission cooler lines 
119000 mi

US $2295
Frequent activation of Traction control system for no apparent reason. Barely noticeable rough shifting. Computer diagnostic indicated transmissions problems. Transmission rebuilt. 
136000 mi

US $1173
Replaced front axel 

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2002 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

167400 mi transmission totally burned out in September 

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2001 Chevrolet Impala

Engine not specified

310000 mi

US $90
Replace o rings on transmission Cooling lines. 

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2001 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

192800 mi

US $340
I kept getting a vibration when I accelerated (usually more above 40 mph. When I let off the gas pedal & coasted, the vibration went away. The dealer said i had a bad transmission. Turss out it was a bad CV axle (I replaced both and a hub 

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2001 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

69000 mi

US $1000
The valve body in the transmission is starting to stick, causing the transmission to shift erratically or not at all. Chose not to repair and will probably be getting rid of this vehicle. 
69000 mi Sticking valve body in the transmission. 
138847 mi Front seal of transmission blew on the highway. Clouds of smoke and long trail of tranny fluid. Needed new transmission 2 hours away from home. Tranny was slipping. Had to have it rebuilt. 

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2000 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

118000 mi

US $430
Passenger transaxle seal. Replaced twice to no avail. 

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