Q: Does 2006 impala LTZ have gas turn off switch (aka inertia switch)? 2006 Chevrolet Impala

asked by on March 16, 2017

Car wont start already changed starter and spark plugs. Car will crank but not start. Trying to find the fuel cut off switch to see if that the problem
My car has an automatic transmission.

Car is not starting Inspection $79.99 - $99.99 Get a Quote

Hi there - short answer is "No". These inertia switches were popular with Ford designs in years past, but GM does not use them for this model. Check fuses for the fuel pump and fuel pump relay. If the fuel pump can be heard running, put a fuel pressure gauge on it to see if the fuel pressure regulator is allowing fuel pressure to come up to specs so the injectors work properly. For assistance, I recommend a no start inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, and give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing


Experienced Mechanic?

Earn up to $70/hr

What others are asking

Truck sputtering while driving.

Hi there. When the fuel pump was replaced they would have had the tank opened up and should have noticed the water at that time and cleaned it out. If there is indeed water in the fuel then the tank...

Starter fuse blowing

It is likely that your starter motor has failed. A fuse is meant to protect your vehicle's electrical system from drawing too much current, or electricity. If your starter motor shorts out that gives electricity a straight path to ground...

Engine revving high at idle - 2013 Infiniti JX35

Hello. You may have to have the computer reprogrammed for the idle to come down. There is a technical bulletin to reprogram the ECM or replace it if needed. Take the vehicle to the dealer to have the reprogramming done....

Engine light is on

Hello. Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC's) do not necessarily identify faulty parts. For example, the Code you are inquiring about, namely, P0126 could set the Check Engine Light (CEL) simply because the coolant level in your car is too low. If...

I am having problem my 2006 dodge charger

It's possible that the fuel pump is your source of issues. However, if you haven't cleaned your throttle body, fuel injectors, or replace the fuel filters, I'd suggest you complete those services before buying or installing a new fuel pump....

Trouble code P0303 - 2002 Dodge Ram 1500

Hello. If there is no misfire on the highway then you more than likely either have a vacuum leak that is causing this or more commonly a valve seat that is failing. I usually do a compression test first. This...

The vdc light and service engine lights came on, car started missing and then died?

Hi there. The VDC (vehicle dynamic control) and service engine lights coming on, is an indication there is a fault or faults recognized. The engine misfires, then died, and sluggishness are likely the fault(s) recognized. Turning the ignition switch off...

Loud clanking noise between front belt and fan. Fan appears loose 2003 Mercedes ML350

Hello - while it is possible that there are simply loose nuts/bolts for the fan, it is most likely the fan clutch is failing, hence the wobbling fan. I recommend a fan clutch replacement as soon as possible, performed by...

How do I fill the cooling system in my 1994 C220 Mercedes

To properly fill your cooling system, you need to start with the engine cold. With the engine off, fill the radiator slowly until the level is about 1"below the neck. Leave the cap off and with the car in park...

Related articles

The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Get Motion Sickness
For For people that suffer from motion sickness, even on the shortest car trip, riding in a vehicle can prove to be unbearable. What’s great is that there are a number of cars on the market that can help to...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a General Contractor
If If you're a general contractor, you probably aren’t in the market for a used car. More likely, you’re looking for a pickup truck, because you need to haul equipment and supplies to various job sites. Most contractors will likely...
How to Download a Chevy Owner’s Manual
When you buy a new car, you’re provided with original documents and books related to your vehicle. The materials you receive include: Your audio system operating information Your owner’s manual Your recommended maintenance schedule These manuals help...