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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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I think i have some bad wirring that has to do with my throttle body
Hi Diego. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, throttle body connectivity issues are computer related or caused by communication errors from the throttle body to the ECU. This could be due to faulty wiring, or issues with sensors...
I got a traction light on with a msg says engine power is reduced i have a 2009 impala but when ever i got home its desperd
The issue you are writing in about is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely a reduced engine power diagnostic is performed by technicians dispatched by YourMechanic. If you request that diagnostic, the responding certified mechanic will get this issue...
2006 chevy impala, car doesnt accelerate past 20 mph only when first starting the car, after it shifts it runs fine, getting worse
The problem is with the internal shift solenoids not shifting the internal valve and you should first try to get transmission serviced and filter replaced. If after servicing the transmission and if it does not fix the problem then will...
Hi , I have a 2006 Chevy Impala that overheats. I was told that stop leak was used
First, check to see if any warranty from the dealer is applicable. If you bought the car "as-is", you might not have recourse but warranties and so forth are the first priority in your particular circumstance because you just bought...
car over accelerates after tapping the gas pedal and keeps accelerating
You will need to have the carburetor checked to see if throttle is binding or throttle return spring have broken or come off. Check operation of the choke assembly to see if it is holding the throttle open causing the...
I keep getting "engine power reduce" signal. I changed my throttle body and the gas peddle and I still get the message but now my
It is possible that there's an issue with the wiring to the throttle position sensor. I would recommend having the wiring inspected by a qualified professional to determine the exact cause of this issue.
my 2008 impala has a high pitch "whine" noise when i start in cold weather and sometimes "whine" turning the wheel too
Whining noise is often traced to the power steering pump. Among the things to check are low fluid level in the pump reservoir, air in the fluid, degraded fluid, and inadequate tension on the pump drive belt. The pump itself...
Why do my car jerk at 20mph
If the jerking is occurring as you are slowing through 20 MPH, but not yet fully stopped, it might be due to abrupt down shifting in the transmission. Jerking as you are accelerating can be due to either transmission (shift...
Is a 2011 Chevy Impala equipped with magnasteer?
Magnasteer was not an option on the 2011 Impala so what you are looking at is an irrelevant catalog entry (an error in the parts catalog). However, several different rack and pinion units were installed on the 2011 Impala and...
I want to replace o2 sensors on 2011 chevy Impala 3.5 V6, how many o2 sensors are there?
Hi Patrick. Thanks for contacting us today. GM doesn't make things simple for consumers or mechanics. Your Impala either has a standard v-6 configuration (where the motor is installed straight like a V-8, or inverse (which means it's sideways). The...
My car makes a noise when I'm reversing and it's loud I took it to auto zone they said steering fluid is good may be the tires but
If the steering response has changed, that is steering has become more difficult in certain conditions, there is either a problem in the power assist and/or there could be mechanical binding in the steering linkages or even the strut bearing...
I have a 2007 chevy impala ltz with 3 codes coming on P0121 / P1516 / P2135 ,accelerater pedal an throttle body have been replaced
Trouble Code P0121 can set if there are faults in the wiring or terminal connections to the throttle/accelerator position sensor. Circuity integrity should be checked and the output of the sensor should be viewed on a scan tool to confirm...
water gets into my passenger side floor..i have a 05 chevy impala w/ a sunroof..everything inside my car is dry and shows no water
The water might be coming in through the front cowl and down the interior side of the firewall and thence to the floor. But, that is just one possibility and is speculative. The origin can be pinpointed though once the...
My car starts up but when put into drive it won’t move i have a 09 Chevy Impala what’s wrong with it?
Hi Kemi. Thanks for contacting us tonight. What you're describing sounds a lot like either an inner transmission failure, damaged seal leak or perhaps a shift solenoid failure. It is also possible that you have debris trapped inside the hydraulic...
car keep misfiring
When the engine oil was changed, the maintenance reminder was probably not re-set. Be sure that the level of engine oil is adequate as measured on the dipstick. Misfiring can cause engine and catalytic converter damage so be sure to...
Can you help me pick out a vapor canister silinoid for a 2003 chevy impala, along with brake lines and a fuel line?
Your vehicle uses GM vapor canister part number 17113690. The vapor canister should not be replaced unless an actual defect or malfunction is in evidence. If a vapor canister is defective, using the GM part will ensure proper fit and...
My car goes in every gear with no problem except drive it less take 20 seconds before the gear shiff transmission fluid is full
Your vehicle uses GM's 4T65-E transmission. A failure to move in Drive is usually caused by an internal transmission fault, for example an input clutch piston failure. External pressure tests can confirm this. To obtain a conclusive diagnostic, the recommended...
I have a 2002 chevy impala 3.8 engine i placed a new belt on and i drove atleast a couple of miles and the belt jumped off and aom
Hi Crystal. Thanks for contacting us today. Most of the time, when a new belt comes off, it's due to either the tensioner pulley not being tight enough, a pulley failure or in some instances, the belt is too tight....
When I put my car in drive, it does not move. It sits as if it is in park and only moves when in reverse.
Your vehicle uses GM's 4T65-E transmission which is a pretty reliable and sturdy transmission. Given the mileage on your vehicle though, your transmission is probably a good candidate for a thorough and careful rebuild. Technically, the lack of forward movement...
My car battery kept dieng it's brand new now I'm not getting any power anywhere
The trouble codes that are available for downloading by virtue of the check engine light being on should be evaluated and resolved as those trouble codes may be relevant to the problem that you are having with repeated discharge of...

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