1996 Chevrolet Impala SS Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Chevrolet Impala SS

1996 Chevrolet Impala SS Problems

Internal Faults in Distributor Can Cause Engine Problems

An internal distributor fault could cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate, an engine misfire, or a stalling condition. Replacement of the distributor is commonly recommend to correct this concern.

Transmission Extension Housing Seal May Leak

The transmission extension housing seal may leak fluid, replacing the worn seal will commonly correct this concern.

Intake Manifold Gaskets May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.

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1996 Chevrolet Impala SS Reviews

beautiful car, head turner
I bought the car from the original owner with 77K miles in 2004 and it now has 89K miles. I really like this car. In fact I bought an "daily" driver/beater so I could keep it pristine. The SS is very distintive and is not a "belly-button" car (you know everyone has one). It is very comfortable, has excellent stopping power and more than enough power. I have made some minoe changes to get th...

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