Chevrolet Impala Repair and Maintenance
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Chevrolet Impala ProblemsSerpentine Belt Tensioner Pulley May Wear Out
The serpentine belt tensioner pulley may wear out. Our technicians tell us that in order to get a new pulley from General Motors you must purchase a complete belt tensioner assembly.
The catalytic converter may become plugged resulting in loss of engine power. General Motors has extended the catalytic convertor warranty on some models to 10 years or 120,000 miles. Please contact your local GM dealer to see if your vehicle is included.
Chevrolet Impala QuestionsCheck engine light comes on. Problem is repaired, within 100 miles new problem. (1 answer)
Check engine light came one. Trusted mechanic said error read out was vapor canister vent solenoid. Replaced for a couple hundred bucks. Two weeks later, check engine light on. This time error read out is fuel tank pressure sensor. 400 plus buck for repair. Less than 100 miles later the lig...
I don't think it's getting fire but don'tknow what it is. Please help
Sometimes I gotta push the gas pedal to the floor to start the car. Why is that?
Chevrolet Impala RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Disabled Unintentionally
Wiring for the passenger side occupant detection system can be worn through by the passenger seat frame. This can cause the passenger side air bag to not operate properly in an accident, and additionally can cause the rest of the restraint system to fail. Dealers will double wrap the wires with anti-abrasion tape and replace damaged wires as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.
The passenger front air bag may not deactivate as designed due to a failure of the sensing system. Dealers will correct the calibration-learning error by preconditioning the empty seat and also resetting the control unit to a seat zero-value free of charge to resolve the concern.