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2004 Chevrolet Impala Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2004 Chevrolet Impala

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2004 Chevrolet Impala Problems

Erratic Shifting of the Automatic Transmission

The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure control solenoid.

Key Stuck in Ignition Lock Cylinder

The automatic transmission shifter may fail, or a wire may break near the shifter causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder.

oil pressure sensor

The engine light was on and the car seemed to be running fine. That is when i went in to hook it up to the diagnostic machine. We found out it was the oil pressure sensor. You do have to order the part through GM, but it is only $10.00. my husband fixed it in about 10 min.

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2004 Chevrolet Impala Questions

Cranking but won't start... (1 answer)

Bought it cheap. Owner was a manager at fast food. Pulled in and parked - came out- wasn't running. Fed up and bought a new car so it sat 6 months.

SO FAR WE HAVE... Bought a new battery. The guy's run a check on all the fuses, fuel pump, fuel lines, replaced crank sensor, tested c...

open door inside (1 answer)

car dont start just cranks then hours later starts check engine on

sometimes my car wont start immediately, makes a sound likes it wants to (1 answer)

when I try again it will then start. Sometimes I may have to try it twice. what could it be

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2004 Chevrolet Impala Recalls

Engine Oil Leaks Onto Exhaust Manifold

Engine oil can leak onto the exhaust manifold, causing a fire hazard. This concern was addressed in previous recall notifications, but improvements to the repair have been made. Dealers will make improved repairs free of charge to resolve the concern.

Engine Oil Leaks

Engine oil may leak from the valve cover area, which can cause a burning odor and increase risk of fire. Dealers will replace the spark plug wire retainer to redirect the dripping oil on affected vehicles, and will replace the left valve cover gasket on vehicles with the 3.8L V6 supercharged engine.

Ignition Lock Cylinder Concern

Excess weight on the key ring can cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position without warning, turning off the engine. This defect can also affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. Dealers will provide two replacement key rings and key cover on all ignition keys to correct this concern.

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2004 Chevrolet Impala Reviews

Rated
based on 10 customer reviews
the side of driver no fuction the heat and rarely i came my house and let the car and its no start after, at 6 hour of city.
I love my impala but, I had to replace turn signal arm twice.If the arm damage your lights will not work. There is a problem with Dex coolant. It mess up intake manifold gaskets. Had to replace the computer four years after buying the car. There was no recall from GM due to the coolant. Why I don't know.
I have 183,000 miles on the car. The instrument cluster has been causing problems for quite a while now, and I will have to get it fixed. Overall, those this has been a great car. The gas mileage is still great - 27pmg all around driving. No other problems. I am hoping for at least 250,000 miles.

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