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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Impala
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Power steering is making a high-pitched noise 2011 Chevrolet Impala
Hi there - unless the power steering has run low on fluid, there should not be air in the system. However, the symptoms you describe suggest the pump may be starved for fluid - which could occur from a low...
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Why is my car act like it's in limb mode
The P0300 code is for a misfire condition with the engine. This code is typically set when the computer can't determine which individual cylinder the miss is occurring with, or if it is a multiple cylinder misfire. Otherwise, the computer...
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No crank/no start
Be sure the battery is fully charged. "New" batteries are not necessarily fully charged at time of sale. Of course, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated. With the key held in the "start" position, you...
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Idle fluctuates and then stalls.
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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Car won't start
Be sure the battery is fully charged. "New" batteries are not necessarily fully charged at time of sale. Of course, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated. With the key held in the "start" position, you...
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My gas cap will not open. I can get a new cap but how do I get the current one off?
Hi there. Unfortunately, there is no black & white step for removing a broken gas cap. If the gas cap is stripped or spinning around, it has to be carefully drilled out. This should be completed by a professional mechanic...
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I just lost control of my vehicle in the snow and hit a curb. I think I may have damaged the axle. 2007 Chevrolet Impala
Hi there - to repair and keep, or sell and move on - this will be difficult to decide without determining how much damage has been done, and the cost to repair. Selling the car damaged is usually not a...
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Can I provide my own starter
Yes, you are welcome to buy your own parts and book a certified mechanic from YourMechanic to install those parts or perform associated repairs. When reviewing your quote online, open the “price breakdown” tab, and click on “parts options.” From...
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I have a 2007 Chevy Impala...battery saver active mode
Hi There, This can be caused by a loose battery cable which is often times the problem. Try checking to be sure they are connected properly. Also, there is a sensor that has 3 small wires running to it that...
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My car ran out of gas and now it will not start even after putting gas in the tank
If the starter motor itself is not functioning (i.e., no engine cranking), then the starter circuit has to be diagnosed. If the starter motor is functioning, but the car is not starting, you could have a circumstance where the fuel...
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Why does my 2014 Chevrolet Impala have a P0016 code.
Hello. This code can come up for a few different reasons. It may be as simple as low engine oil or a faulty or clogged oil filter or it can be an issue with the variable valve timing system. Most...
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Car is overheating and building pressure in top water hose
Other possible causes of overheating include failed head gaskets that allow exhaust gases to leak into the cooling system, a major blockage in a cooling passageway, a failed radiator pressure cap, non functioning radiator cooling fans and poor engine running...
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Why won't my car start after it was ran out of oil and got hot 2009 Chevrolet Impala
Hi there. If the engine was ran this low on oil then it may have seized. This is assuming that it is not cranking. From your explanation I am assuming that it is not cranking since you mentioned the battery....
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Why my 2000 chevy impala will turn over but want start
There are many causes of hard or no starting but illustrative ones are a failed fuel pump, bad crank or cam position sensor, faulty engine coolant temperature switch (sensor), worn spark plugs, inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter),...
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No Start
Hi There, Depending on whether or not the vehicle will turn over or not depends on what the next step should be. If the engine does not turn over, I would recommend checking all connections related to the battery and...
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Metallic ringing(bell maybe) sound when accelerating or engine under load?
Hi there. If I had to guess, based on your inquiry, my first thought would be to check your oil level, as commonly this type of noise is related to a lack of lubrication in the cylinder heads and the...
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Airbag light is ON
It is possible that the airbag control module may need to be reset or replaced. Unfortunately, most repair facilities other than the dealerships do not get involved with servicing or repairing air bag issues for safety reasons. A local Chevy...
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What if my car shakes and it's not the tires what else can cause the shaking?
If the tire/wheel balancing and run-out (side to side motion) have been checked and ruled out, the fault may be suspension or driveline related. Worn inner c/v joints for example, can cause a vibration while accelerating either from a stop...
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Shift stick is loose 2007 Chevrolet Impala
Hello - the symptoms you describe are most likely caused by a loose or worn out shifter cable. It may have even become disconnected on the transmission end of the cable. I recommend a shifter cable replacement performed by a...
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My car won't start from the ignition but It started from the starter.
The ignition wiring from the ignition switch to the starter is either loose or burned. Check the starter ignition small wire and see if there is a voltage present when the ignition switch is turned to start position. If there...

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