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Chevrolet Impala Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 31 Chevrolet Impala recalls between 2000 and 2017. Learn if your Chevrolet Impala is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 5, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag may be disabled, and additional damage may occur causing a short in the air bag system, resulting in the loss of all air bag and seat belt pretensioner functionality. This is due to air bag system wiring becoming damaged by the passenger front seat frame. Air bags and seat belt pretenionsers that fail to operate can increase risk of occupant injury in a crash.

Recalls on your Chevrolet vehicle must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 36110.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 26, 2015

Engine oil could leak onto the exhaust manifold, causing odor and a possible fire hazard.

Recalls on your General Motors vehicle must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available at the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 24, 2015

The passenger side front air bag may stay active with a child safety seat installed due to a failure of the occupant sensing system which shuts it down when working properly. This can cause injury to a child riding in the front passenger seat.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable for notification is not available as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 15400.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 6, 2015

The engine may leak oil from the valve cover at the top of the engine. This could increase risk of a fire and cause a burning odor.

General Motors will notify customers of affected vehicles. You can also contact your dealership to see if your vehicle is affected. The dealership may ask for your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), so please have that on hand when you contact them. The dealership will repair the oil leaks associated with the valve cover gasket. The General Motors recall number is 14574.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 6, 2015

The rear brake pads may stay partially applied after releasing the parking brake. This can result in brake overheating.

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in May 2015. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 15259.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 11, 2015

Reduced brake performance due to parking control module failure.

As of this writing GM has not released a notification schedule for this recall. Designated repairs will be made free of charge. Contact your dealer if you notice difficulty accelerating, braking or if you detect a strong odor from your brakes after driving. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. GM's number for this recall is 15100, and covers some vehicles incorrectly repaired under GM recall 14V-541.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 1, 2014

The chassis electrical module may short internally causing the vehicle to stall. This would increase risk of an accident.

Recalls on your General Motors vehicle must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors notified known owners of affected vehicles beginning in 2014. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 14515.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 9, 2014

The mechanism that applies the parking brake may not release fully when disengaging it. The brake pads can stay applied and overheat, causing a fire hazard.

Recalls on your Chevrolet or Cadillac must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors notified known owners of affected vehicles beginning in October, 2014. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 14471.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 28, 2014

The air bags may not deploy in a crash because of a software error set from the factory.

General Motors began notifying owners of affected vehicles in September 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 14532.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 8, 2014

The center storage console may not stay latched in an accident. 

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in October 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 14476.