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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...
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04 impala overheat changed waterpump n thermostat still overheat now stop running
At 200 thousand miles, the overheating could really be just about anything. But if you drove the car while it was overheating, there may have been some damage done that is causing your starting problem. Common causes of overheating are...
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Car shaking/vibrating on right side while accelerating or at a constant speed
If there is no vibration in the steering wheel, the origin of the vibration/shaking is unlikely to be front tires, wheels, or suspension. Vibration felt through the floorboard (or gas pedal in your case) is usually due to tire imbalance,...
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Code coming up is P0496. I never had any problems til I tried to drive up a steep hill.
The trouble code P0496 refers to a fault in the vehicle's evaporative emissions (EVAP) control system. Faults in the EVAP system will not typically cause loss of power. Perhaps other codes were stored but were missed in downloading that one...
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What happen s when when my 2013 Chevy impala say reduce power engine light
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...
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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...
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Chevy impala neutral safety switch
It is not clear if the check engine light and the other issues (the PRDNL light and the no start) are connected. The OBD-II trouble codes should be downloaded though as they may provide key clues to resolving this. You...
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My 2009 chevy impala LT D,3,2 gears my car won't go but goes in R and 1 what's wrong??
What you are describing could be caused by a broken forward apply band, a worn out inner surface of the input clutch piston or other comparable major failures. The fault can be diagnosed and if confirmed the transmission will likely...
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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...
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Where is the neutral safety switch located on a 2005 Chevy impala
The switch is mounted on the top of the transmission case and is visible as you look down into the right rear portion of the engine compartment (as you stand facing the front grille). It will be roughly below the...
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My car wont crank
If the car was frequently making a jerking reaction and is now not starting at all, this may be related to many different things, however this is a common symptom of a camshaft position sensor that may have been failing...
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All windows stop working and lights on window switch stop working. It makes a buzzing sound. Its fixed by banging on the door.
If you are able to get the circuit to work by "jarring" it, that means there is a loose connection somewhere. To figure out where the loose connection is (it could be in wiring, a terminal or a component such...
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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...
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how can you fix reduced power engine
Hi Yaremi. Thanks for contacting us today. In order to correctly repair this issue, it has to be determined what is actually causing the reduced power light to illuminate. When the vehicle’s computer detects a fault in the engine that...
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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...
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I have a cracked block on a 2001 chevy impala, its pouring coolant. What can i do thats affordable?
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, there isn't anything that you can do to attempt to fix a cracked block that would be of any use. Even if you were to attempt to seal the outer crack, internal...
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Every time I put my turn signal on my brights come on. I have an 06 impala. Is there a quick fix for this?
You need a new turn signal switch. It's made of plastic and there are tiny balls and springs that make the handle "click" when you move it and prevent unwanted movement. The housing will develop cracks around those balls and...
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Coolant circulation issues Impala LS 3.8L.
Hi Adrian. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically, when a water pump goes bad, it's the inner seals that fail, which leads to bearing failure and overall water pump failure. This will produce a slow leak of coolant. This video...
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Can i take all four of my brakes and rotors off at the same time?
As long as you have four jack stands to support the vehicle you can remove the rotors and pads from all four wheel positions. If you do not have four jack stands, you can NOT remove the rotors and pads...
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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...

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