2006 Chevrolet Impala Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Chevrolet Impala

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.

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.

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.

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I pulled over and had the oil checked. Its fine but my car keeps dinging(the alert bell) continually its says oil pressure low stop engine.

My just stopped blowing cold. It may kick in for a few min but then it goes back out

Would a 2007 chevy impala flex fuel transmission and engine work in my 2006 chevy impala if it's not flex fuel? I was told it would but wanted to be sure before I buy it. Thank you for your help! Jessika Shipton

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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 install two 13mm key rings and key insert into the vehicle's ignition keys to correct this concern.

The left front seat manual adjuster is not mounted in the proper location and could separate from its bracket in a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the adjuster as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

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We bought the car new, now has 49K miles. It came with bad alignment, no sign of it until the tires wore out at 25K miles. The remote control failed after four years. The dealer said they put in bad modules until March of 67. The dealer wanted $650 to repair, had it done at a car alarm shop for $160. The steering shaft started clunking at around 40K miles, haven't had it repaired. The car...

Bought a 2006 Impala with 70,000 on it. Had all kinds of problems off the bat. Warning said it was low on oil when it wasn't. Warning said electrical system wasn't charging right, HOWEVER.... My mechanic saw a service bulletin and called me and said the computer needed to be reprogrammed. He reprogrammmed the computer and knock on wood I have had no major problems since! Just a tip for anyone ...

I have had this car since new. No problems. Car has 97000 miles. No plan to sell. Average gas mileage is 27 miles a gallon. Drive 35 miles to work. 25 miles of freeway driving. Good basic car.

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