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2006 Chevy Impala dying while driving

I have a 2006 Chevy Impala LS (flex fuel) while I'm driving the dashboard sends off a warning of "reduced engine power" as my car loses power and I lose the ability to use my gas pedal. Meaning that ...
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Need help with 2014 Impala

When it comes to engines I know nothing! I recently purchased a 2014 Impala. About a week ago the engine light came on, and I took it to Advanced for their diagnostic reader. It came back with 2 codes,...
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Is it bad to use Auto Gold ATF DM in a transmission that only requires Dexron VI

I have put Auto Gold ATF DM in my transmission in a 2008 chevy impala that only requires DEXRON VI. On the back of the Auto Gold ATF DM transmission fluid, it says "not for use in automatic ...
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2009 impala cranks but won't start

Was driving on the interstate the other day with the cruise control on when it seemed like the car started losing power. I pulled it over to the side of the interstate and it died. I was able to ...
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Chevy 3.5 engine tick

I have a 08 Chevrolet Impala with a 3.5 with 70k miles. There is a tick that corresponds to engine speed. It's a pronounced tick but I highly doubt its piston slap or rod knock. It seemed like an ...
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06 Impala LT rear defrost doesn't work

The fuse is good and the connection at the rear window appears to be connected. The light on the dash controls comes on but the ice or snow doesn't melt at all.
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2002 Chevy Impala part name

What's the name of this part? I notice that it's smoking in my car..
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2014 Chevy Impala Oil Sensor Location (P055b Engine oil pressure sensor/switch B - circuit range/performance)

My 2014 Impala LS (2.5L Ecotec) is throwing an OBDII code for P055b. Immediately checked oil level with dipstick, all is fine there. I'm assuming that the sensor/switch (whichever it is) has simply ...
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How many miles dare I drive when power steering fluid is foamy and orange, whining when turn?

My power steering fluid is foamy and more orange than red. There is a whining when I turn. It started 4 days ago. How long do I dare wait for an appointment to get it fixed? I will travel about ...
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Check engine light : code p0455. Idling below 1,000 rpms losing Acceleration power at times and engine dies randomly

Car is a 2009 Chevy impala. Engine code p0455 is the only code my car shows. I have already had a vent solenoid replaced. It was the one by the gas tank that was about a year ago now. No issues ...
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Constant grinding from rear wheel?

Recently a rear track bar broke on my 2010 Chevy Impala, 160K miles, resulting in that tire swinging all over the place going down the road. I've replace the track bar, but now there is a constant ...
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2001 Chevy Impala Radio problem

I am trying to put a new stereo in and my alarm goes off when I hook it up. Why does it do this, and how can I fix it?
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Steering problem

So on my 06 chevy impala, i replaced the inner and outer tie rods myself on the front driver side. After i replaced it, the wheel is hard to turn, like if i had no power steering fluid, which i do, ...
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Can low oil trigger the CEL?

I have a 2007 Chevrolet Impala V6 Flex-Fuel. Recently, the Check Engine Light came on. I decided to drive the car with the light on for a few days as my engine code reader was packed away. About four ...
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Engine stops on turn signal light

I have a Chevy Impala 2005. While driving or in parking mode, if I use the side light, the engine comes to halt (i.e the engine stops). What is the real problem? The hazard light,AC, headlight ...
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Does Cylinder misfire mean buy new engine?

Impala ltz 2006 misfire cylinder check engine light keep blinking do can it be fixed?
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Impala rumbles upon cylinder deactivation

My 2008 Chevy Impala makes a rumble sound or vibration when going from 6-cylinder mode to 3-cylinder mode, with or without slight acceleration. It sounds fine when it goes back into 6-cylinder mode. ...
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2011 Chevy Impala was inactive with dead battery for 3 months! I have tons of problems now! Help!

In late December 2017, I discovered my 2011 Impala wouldn’t start. My boyfriend and I jumped it with our other vehicle and it worked. We disconnected the cables and left it running for a while. We ...
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Can revving the engine damage the water pump?

I understand this might be a dumb question as I have been laughed at for asking it. but.. my car is revving high (I'm repairing that issue tomorrow when the weather breaks) but yesterday when I ...
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How do I move this loom temporarily?

Working on a 2013 Chevrolet Impala LS, 3.6L VVT Engine. I need to remove the thermostat housing in order to replace the thermostat. After much pushing, shoving and swearing I managed to get the ...
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Car is making a bubbling/ boiling noise when i turn it off but not smoking nor do i see any leaks. Car is 04 chevy impala 3.4 liter

Car is making bubbling/ boiling noise when i turn it off but not smoking nor do i see any leaks. Just recently changed raditor and the thermostat and changed the water pump couple months ago!
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Will this part fit?

I have a 2004 Chevy impala 3.4L. I am looking to buy a flowmaster 40series muffler. From my understanding, I need the offset/ center muffler and the 2.25 size. Would that muffler fit my car without ...
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2009 Chevy Impala, won't start battery is good

My Impala won't start (non cranking) had the battery checked its at full charge. What should I check next, the alternator or starter. All lights are working fine, when I turn the key lights dim but no ...
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2002 chevy impala 3.8 won't shift into overdrive check engine light is not on

I don't have a picture. Scanner tool has no codes showing. However, it did say vacuum leak test failed. I've changed gas cap, cleaned mass airflow sensor, and replaced fuel pressure vacuum harness ...
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2009 Impala LT Airbag code B0014-0D

My Impala was intermittently, and now pretty much constantly, giving me a "Service airbags" message. I hooked it up to an Innova 3150f and it gave me: "B0014-0D: Driver Seat Side Air Bag Deployment ...
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My 2002 Chevy Impala

Good morning and happy mothers day to all the MOM'S. I have a 2002 Chevy Impala and some months ago I noticed my gas mileage wasn't as good as it used to be. The check engine light never came on. ...
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Why does my gas engine sound like a diesel?

I have a 2011 Chevy Impala 3.9L police package car. I've had to issue with the engine running rough, stuttering, burning oil etc...but, when I am at idle, parked, or in traffic; I can hear a very ...
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Gear of Car takes time to shift from 1st to 2nd gear

My car is 2005 Chevy Impala. While driving in automatic mode, I have to drive at 18 MPH for around 4-5 seconds to allow the gear to shift from first to second (or second to third gear, I am not sure ...
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My remote key fob only works a foot from my door.

I have a 2006 Chevy Impala. I haven't had a remote key fob for about a year as I didn't need it over the summer and was out of the country in the fall. I replace the battery in the fob and re-sync it ...
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2005 Chevy Impala Gas Gauge shows half reading when gas is empty

I have a Chevy Impala 2005. I bought it second hand. The instrument cluster was faulty so I replaced it with an old one. Now when I fill up my gas tank it reads to Full. When I drive the car for some ...
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What is correct tire air pressure for my impala 2005 replaced tire?

I bought a 2005 Chevrolet Impala which came with custom wheels and tires put on by the previous owner. In the tire sidewall there is printed "49PSI." Is that the right amount of pressure to put in?
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2008 impala noisy power steering pump

I have had a noisy power steering pump each of the last three years in cold weather on my 2008 Impala. It has been replaced twice, and is now noisy again. My mechanic is stumped. What else can be ...
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What is the purpose of a microphone placed at rear view mirror?

I just bought a used Chevy Impala 2005 and it has a microphone placed at the rear view mirror and its wire goes inside the hood. I don't know where it goes and I have no idea how to find its purpose. ...
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Automatic transmission shift problem on a 2002 Chevrolet Impala

I recently bought this car with an automatic transmission. After I backed up, I could not get it to go into drive. I reset the car by turning it off and then on until it worked. Last few times I've ...
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Why is my 1996 Impala running hot & the coolant in reservoir tank is boiling hot?

My car keeps running hot after about 15 mins. The coolant in the reservoir tank gets boiling hot. I flushed the cooling system until clear water came out bottom radiator hose. I changed the water ...
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Replaced catalytic converter, O2 sensor went out, Replaced it and check engine light is still on

About a month ago I replaced my catalytic converter, a few weeks later the O2 sensor went out. I replaced that too and I'm still getting a check engine light code for the same sensor. What else should ...
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What is the difference between an inner tail light assembly and an outer tail light assembly?

I'm trying to replace a passenger side tail light assembly (well, actually only the red plastic is broken, but that doesn't seem to come separately) for a 2015 Impala, and I see parts sites listing ...
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Troubleshoot 2002 Chevy Impala Windshield Washer Pump

When I activate the windshield mist function with wipers no washer fluid comes out. I checked the windshield washer (WSW) 25A fuse in the fuse box inside the passenger compartment on the driver side ...
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2005 Impala OBD2 not working right

I have a 2005 Chevrolet Impala (Base trim, 3.4L) and I recently purchased a cheap OBD2 Bluetooth reader. Unfortunately, Torque (Android app) isn't able to read data from this transmitter when ...
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2003 Impala no brake lights

My 2003 Chevy Impala has no brake lights. Checked all the fuses, checked the brake switch and bulbs. I do have my 3rd brake light on the top of my trunk and I have all my other lights but no brake ...
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Don't know if its my transmission, or gears

I have a 2009 Chevrolet Impala LT. When I drive in D it won't go past a certain speed but when I drive in 3 it sounds faster than what it's going. It will be at 60mph and the reader will say at 6 when ...
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Maintains speed when I let off the gas

My 02 impala is either maintaining or picks up speed after I let off the gas pedal. It's almost acting like the cruise control in on, so I pulled the fuse to the cruise. The problem stopped for a week ...
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2006 Chevy impla 3.5

The coolant is hot and bubbling. The car is not overheating. I changed the water pump, the thermo sensor, thermostat and intake gaskets. Not sure if it sealed completely. Wondering, is it the head ...
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Transmission slip

I have a 2011 Chevy Impala. Once in a while the engine will rev and then kick into first gear. If I slowly press down onto gas petal it will not do this. If I start slow no problems, but if I put foot ...
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Car overheats idling in traffic

I have a 2000 Chevrolet Impala. I recently had the water pump, timing belt, radiator, and thermostat replaced because I had a coolant leak/overheating problems. I now don't have a coolant leak, ...
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03 chevy impala trasmission will not go forward nor backwards

I have always checked the trans fluids and one day as i was heading out i started to give it gas and it went for a bit than as i pushed more on the gas...it would not go forward anymore. i than put it ...
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'08 Impala Front power locks don't work properly in hot weather

I have a 2008 Chevrolet Impala LS with approximately 80,000 miles. I've noticed that both front door power locks are not working properly when it's very warm out, especially if we're parked in the ...
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2006 impala reverse beeping noise [closed]

My vehicle used to beep in reverse and as I would approach an object the beeping would become faster. Now it doesn't beep at all and I don't recall turning it off.
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2002 Impala 3.8L V6 thermostat gauge starts below cold then creeps toward red

My 2002 Impala 3.8 has been running great. However, this summer the thermostat gauge stopped reading temperature right. To the point it wouldn't move even after it had been running for hours. It would ...
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Starter Turns Over then Engine Stalls

Make: Chevrolet Model: Impala Year: 2005 Engine: 3.4 L Mileage: 94,000 For a while now, when I start my vehicle cold, the starter turns over just fine. However, as soon as the engine kicks on and ...