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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Impala
A true classic, the 2012 Chevrolet Impala may not have all of the latest high-tech features of other sedans on the market, but it is a tried-and-true model with lots of room, plenty...
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2012 Chevrolet Impala vs. 2012 Toyota Camry: Which One Should I Buy?
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have Limited Mobility
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Just Retired
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The Best Used Cars to Buy for Senior Citizens
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is the fuel pressure regulator an engine job? or is nbd?
The fuel pressure regulator is part of the engine's fuel supply system. The regulator is completely separate from any "mechanical" component of the engine. The purpose of this regulator is simply to maintain a specified pressure on the fuel supplied...
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How many gaskets does a 2000 Chevrolet Impala have.
When head gaskets are replaced, several other gaskets may be required. Some of these gaskets may include but are not limited to the valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gaskets, water pump gasket, timing cover gasket, and even in some rare...
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My car has service battery charging system chevy
This may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while...
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When I stop at the stop light or a stop sign my car shuts off.
It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Serpentine belt and radiator issues...
You can use regular water to flush out the old coolant and then drain the water and repeat until the water comes out as clean as when you put it in. Then refill with 50/50 coolant mix. Fir the belt...
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My car jumps when I go from brakes to gas
Hi There, It sounds like your car may be low on transmission fluid. Automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid (Transmission fluid) to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs...
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I just bought a new battery and i try to start it..it acts like it wants to start but its like theres no gas for it to stHey so ca
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. Things like...
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Low coolant light came on.
Hi there. Check the coolant level sensor on the radiator and make sure that it's plugged in. If the radiator was replaced, there is a good possibility that the coolant level sensor could have been slightly plugged in and then...
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I have a scraping noise coming from the back right tire.
If the pads and rotors are in good condition, a couple of other things can be the cause. First thing to check would be the splash shield behind the brake rotor. While not an everyday occurrence, sometimes road debris like...
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New battery still won't crank
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty starter relay or a bad ignition relay. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which then engages the starter when you turn the key. When...
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Why would car shake when accelerating
Hello, Generally, shaking during acceleration relates to an issue of low transmission fluid or transmission fluid that needs to be changed. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission fluid into...
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car wont start dont know if it is the starter or bad wiring, or a bad ignition?
Hi there. If you are working on an older OEM Impala, it's more likely than not that the wiring is your problem. In some cases, when you try to start the vehicle and you get a single "click", it's caused...
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Cars overheating but engine is cold and the heater blows cold air
Hello...the simplest option is to just request an engine overheating diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will identify the root cause(s) of the troubles you are writing in about and get the repair estimated for you. Repairs can be commenced...
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I need help on locating the air idle control valve on my 06 impala
Hi there. The idle air control valve (IAC) is located on the throttle body on the left. When you remove the IAC valve you will see it as it looks like a plunger on the part. If you need further...
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How much would this cost to repair? 2001 Chevrolet Impala
Hi - first task would be to check the transmission fluid level. Also, is the fluid red, or closer to black? If dark in color, it may be a good idea for change the transmission fluid and filter. Check also...
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Where would the radiator drain plug be located on my vehicle? 2003 Chevrolet Impala
Hello, the radiator drain plug will be a the bottom edge of the radiator, facing the engine (passenger side). If you drain the coolant, be sure to catch it with a pan of some sort, and properly dispose of it....
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Car does not start
Hi There, This may potentially be related to a faulty starter relay. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which then engages the starter when you turn the key. When this is not working properly,...
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Transaxle makes a loud grinding noise when you accelerate
Of course, first check the fluid level to be sure it is not low but if you are already hearing significant noise, there is probably mechanical damage that will have to be repaired. The problem has to be evaluated during...
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My car overheated this morning, completely drained the coolant and replaced but still fluctuating to half and below half
If the fluctuations in temperature are relatively rapid, that is not typical of a failing thermostat. It's possible there is a temperature sensor fault, wiring issue or gauge problem that makes it appear as if the engine temperature is fluctuating...
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Car does not start
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a bad starter relay or potentially a bad starter solenoid. If the car makes a clicking sound when you turn the key, this is an indication of a faulty starter solenoid. If...

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