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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
89,900 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2001 Chevrolet Impala steering problems

steering problem

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2001 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 212006

Impala 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 89,900 miles


2001 Chevrolet Impala. Power steering hard lines on passenger side near radiator have been partially severed by the attaching fender well cover plate. Car has 89K miles. Both hard lines will have to be replaced. It appears that over time, the cover plate rubbed into the hardlines and punctured the line resulting in complete reservoir drainage. Car very difficult to steer for my wife who was able to get home.

- Burleson, TX, USA

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