2012 Chevrolet Impala Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Chevrolet Impala
- Why on GODS green earth is the 2012 not supplied with cup holders or a thermomet
- A noise like something shifting back and forth when the accelerator is pushed.
- Would the pressure control solienoid cause a delay in upshifting.A long delay?
- HOW TO REMOVE CONSOLE AROUND SHIFT LEAVER
- Is there a fuse that could keep the solenoid or ignition from working?
2012 Chevrolet Impala Problems
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.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
2012 Chevrolet Impala Questions
This usually happens after an aggressive start and then back off before your having too much fun.
Key gets stuck
I am using a key that had to be programmed. It's a duplicate. Service guy told me it was a solenoid problem. I am NOW using the original key and have had no problem. Could the problem have been the programmed key?
2012 Chevrolet Impala Recalls
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.
On vehicles equipped with the "police" option package, one or both of the front lower control arms may fracture. A broken control arm can result in the loss of control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace both front lower control arms to correct this concern. The General Motors recall number is 12104.
The upper power steering hose may be misrouted, causing it to be damaged from the heat of the catalytic converter. Power steering fluid may leak onto the catalytic converter, resulting in an engine compartment fire. Dealers will inspect the upper power steering hose routing and make the necessary repairs to correct this concern. The General Motors recall number is 11224.