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Headlight issue - keep turning off by themselves

So last night I was driving home and after about 10 seconds, my headlights just went out on their own. So I turn off the automatic lights and manually turn my headlights back on and they started ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I have a coolant leak, a big one, but my car isnt overheating... whats wrong?

Okay, so i have a 2010 impala. Recently i had a very slow drip of coolant from my vehicle. It slowly started to worsen. I got a bottle of kseal and put that into my vehicle, it stopped the leak outta ...
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CV axle problems on my 11' Chevy Impala

I notice I was having a problem with my car I believe it was the wheel bearing while changing the wheel bearing I noticed it was the CV axle had a little problems getting the axle out didn't have the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 car sounds like a diesel engine

I have a 2007 impala LTZ, when i turn on my car it sounds like a loud diesel engine And i barely have power to the pedal… Help Please .
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Engine hot 2007 Chevy impala ls

This morning when I went into work my engine & everything on my dash was working & reading normal, I just got out of work & now my dash reads “engine hot/ac off” & the temperature ...
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Why is my car still shaking and making noise after i change the motor mount and transmission mount

I have a 2011 Chevy impala I put on a new transmission mount and motor mount but its still idling and jumping what should I do
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My Chevy Shows Fault p0420 DTC

I have Chevrolet Impala 2014 model. Recently my car showing dtc code 0420. I read a article here . It describe that this is the fault related low catalyst system efficiency. I have tried every steps ...
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Car stops when I try and take off

Why is my 2011 Chevy Impala trying to stop on me when I take of? The pedal makes a sort of grinding sound when I try to take off and car jerks and stops completely. It's almost like it's trying to ...
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2001 chevy impala has. No sound?

I've checked the fuses all are good. I have power to the amplifier. No codes are showing up! No broken wire on the passengers side!
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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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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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