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2004 Chevrolet Impala

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2004 Chevrolet Impala Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft.  Our technicians tell us that you should check with your local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.

Engine -- Verified

The intake manifold gasket can develop external engine oil or coolant leaks. In some cases the failed gasket will leak coolant internally. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.

2004 Chevrolet Impala Recalls (Recent)

Brakes, June 28, 2004

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General Motors is recalling 2004 Chevrolet Impala, Monte Carlo, and Pontiac Grand Prix models because they were produced with lower than specified torque on both front brake caliper to steering knuckle attachment bolts. If one or both bolts fracture, reduced braking and steering control could cause a crash. Dealers will tighten both bolts to the specified torque.

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2004 Chevrolet Impala Questions and Answers

speedomiter, 2004 Chevrolet Impala, V6, Del Rio, TX

the speedomiter on my impala does not work. the needle doesnt move. is it a fuse problem or do i need to replace the cable? what do i need to do?

mhsr, 2004 Chevrolet Impala, 3.8L V6, Valley Park, MO

The turn signal or hazard warning do not flash. All bulbs check o.k.

rbfort, 2004 Chevrolet Impala, 3.8L V6, San Jose, CA

Intermittently the drive train slips going into first or second. You can feel a "clunk" and surge as it goes into gear. Not sure if this is the transmission or a U-Joint. It happens after...

klaa1959, 2004 Chevrolet Impala, North Chelmsford, MA

The driver's side wiper arm on occasion will go completely off the glass and over to the side view mirror. What's the cause and what's the fix? Despite the fact that the nut on the...

tollcop, 2004 Chevrolet Impala, 3.8L V6, Staten Island, NY

needle moves all over is no longer acurrate!!

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2004 Chevrolet Impala 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.

Bought it 2 years ago with 80000 miles. Put on bout 30000 miles since. No problems. I maintained well.

we bought this car in 05' had no major problems, I do routein mant. on the car, so far it has served us well.

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