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7.7

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$100.00
Average Mileage:
76,919 miles
Total Complaints:
6 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (4 reports)
  2. replace corroded battery cables (1 reports)
  3. replace electrical switches (1 reports)
2001 Chevrolet Impala accessories - interior problems

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2001 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #6

Jan 012013

Impala Limited 3.4L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 136,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

when experiencing the problem i thought it must be a bad ground so i removed connections and cleaned them up. while i was putting the battery terminals back on the little bolt was getting stuck in the rubber when i removed i could see down the line to where its clamped on and could see it was all green and corroded. i just sprayed it with brake cleaner for now and will change dealer part. i think this is the reason so many people are having electrical problems with the impala. its strange that all the dealership mechanics couldn't figure this out.

- , Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #5

Jul 052009

Impala LT 3.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles

Well the car was great for a couple of years but for the past 9 months it wont start at random times. Next came the automatic locks not working, and most recently now the gauges and radio will stop working. Thanks GM hope my 06 doesnt start doing the same thing.

- , Osceola, IN, USA

problem #4

Nov 132009

Impala 3.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles

this car has more problems than a math book, its ridiculous!!!! i spent more money fixing it then what i paid for the car...

- , Pascagoula, MS, USA

problem #3

Jan 152007

Impala 3400 3.2L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 7,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I had 3 switches go bad at the same time on my 2001 Impala. They said the combo switch, the turning signal switch, and the heater blower switch was bad. I took it to Midas where I had done a lot of business, they always treated me fair before. But this time I am afraid they took me really bad. I should have gotten a second estimate but I didn't and I paid for it 1900.00.My temperature gauge didn't work, My turning signals didn't work, and my heater blower wouldn't stop running even when I turned my ignition off. I bought the car new it has 70,000 miles and I have replaced the brakes 3 times.I went out and started it just now and the security light and check engine light are staying on. They told me at Midas that I also had a intake manifold gasket leaking. I have always been a Chevrolet person but not any more.

- , Nicholasville, KY, USA

problem #2

Jan 262008

(reported on)

Impala 3.4L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 47,512 miles

MY COOLANT TEMPERATURE GAUGE JUST STOPPED WORKING, MY HEAT IS FINE I HAVE ENOUGH COOLANT BUT THE GAUGE WILL NOT MOVE AT ALL

- , Cleveland, OH, USA

problem #1

Jan 092006

Impala 3.4L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 86,000 miles

I bought my Impala from a dealer in March of 2005. It ran quite well for many months, until about the beginning of 2006 it developed a problem with the temperature gauge. The gauge suddenly stopped working at random intervals and would not move from its resting position at the left side of the cluster, while at the same time the air conditioner stopped working. I figured out how a temporary fix to the problem by disconnecting/reconnecting the battery, which would reset the gauge and it would work fine for about a month until it did it again. This went on somewhat peacefully until about October of 2007 when the gauge stopped more and more frequently and finally disconnecting the battery would not remedy it. So now I do not ever know if my engine is overheating or not, and am about to have the thing replaced, unless some miracle of spontaneous car repair prevails (haha).

- , Weatherford, OK, USA

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