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2005 Chevrolet Impala SS Problems

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Most Common 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS Problems

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 i...
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.
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0 Known 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS Brakes Problems

1 Known 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS Drive Train Problem

You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...

1 Known 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS Electrical & Lights Problem

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.

6 Known 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS Engine Problems

The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.
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 intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.

1 Known 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS Exhaust & Emissions Problem

The EGR tube may develop an engine vacuum leak causing the Check Engine (SES) light to illuminate.

1 Known 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

1 Known 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS Maintenance Problem

Contaminated brake fluid can cause problems in the brake system and it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

0 Known 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS Miscellaneous Problems

2 Known 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS Suspension & Steering Problems

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

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Known 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS Problems & Complaints

The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.
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.
The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
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 i...
The EGR tube may develop an engine vacuum leak causing the Check Engine (SES) light to illuminate.
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
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 mass air flow or crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to intermittently stall. It may be necessary for the engine to cool down before it will restart.
The engine may start and stall with the security light flashing. This is commonly caused by a failed passlock sensor which is part of the ignition lock cylinder. A secondary cause could be the igni...
Contaminated brake fluid can cause problems in the brake system and it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.
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