Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car stalls and misfires - what could cause this? 2004 Chevrolet Impala

asked by on

It idles rough it has trouble accelerating and it stalled out on me so for just the once time.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello - the stalling and misfiring you are experiencing could have several sources - the idle air control valve (dirty or malfunctioning), or an ignition problem (bad plugs, plug wires or ignition coils). I would recommend having a professional mechanic diagnose this poor performance, making your car perform safely once again. A mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  • Home
  • Questions
  • Car stalls and misfires - what could cause this? 2004 Chevrolet Impala

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

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car clicks and doesn't start.

Even though it just clicks the battery can still be the problem. Low battery voltage wont have enough juice to turn the starter all the way. The partial engagement will sound like a click. A few other things like bad,...

Q: Diesel in gas tank

While not common I have seen it happen before. The repair is quite extensive. The fuel tank will need to be removed and emptied and the entire fuel system flushed. I suggest possibly getting a mechanic such as one from...

Q: how much does it cost to do a 2008 chevy impala engine swap

Prior to replacing the whole engine, you should obtain a diagnosis of both the loss of power issue and the noise. There are some noises that originate from accessories and there are also noises from the valve train and repair...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.