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2.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,825 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.

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2004 Chevrolet Impala electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #9

Jan 132015

Impala

  • 149,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Impala. While driving approximately 45 mph, the steering wheel and the brake pedal became stiff. The vehicle stalled and was able to restart. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the ignition switch needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired under NHTSA campaign number: 14V400000 (electrical system) however, the remedy failed to repair the vehicle. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 149,000.

- Middleburg, FL, USA

problem #8

May 262014

Impala

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the key was not able to turn in order to start the vehicle. The failure occurred on several occasions. The vehicle was taken to a dealer, who diagnosed that the ignition switch needed to be replaced. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V400000 (electrical system) but the part was not available. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was not available.

- Garland, TX, USA

problem #7

Oct 052014

Impala

  • miles
I haven't been physically hurt because of this ignition switch re-call but it has made me displaced for days on end because the car wouldn't start. I've missed work on more than one occasion and then I'm being told by GM that the part isn't built, there isn't enough to go around, it's like what are we as GM owners suppose to do until the part and then wait to see for the Chevy house to call to replace the part. Why should I have to be displaced and disheveled but I won't be compensated unless I'm hurt" this makes no sense I didn't ask for my car to have issues of this sort but yet I'm missing time off of work because the work won't crank. What can be done about my issue even though I'm not physically hurt"

- Frisco, TX, USA

problem #6

Sep 182014

Impala

  • 132,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Impala. While driving 35 mph, the transmission failed to shift into gear without warning. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who stated that the ignition switch needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 132,000.

- Zanesville, OH, USA

problem #5

Sep 012010

Impala 6-cyl

  • 35,429 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated the key was hard to turn in the ignition and the engine would hesitate before starting. The contact mentioned that there were times the vehicle would not start. The contact received a notification for recall NHTSA campaign number: 14V400000 (electrical system). The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The technician diagnosed that the failure was normal. The vehicle had not been repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The failure mileage was unknown. Updated 10/30/14 the consumer stated a recall was performed where a metal piece was added to the key for the sliding of the key switch. The ignition remained hard to turn. The manufacturer was notified and advised that the consumer pay for the vehicle to be diagnosed. Updated 04/27/2015

- Milwaukee, WI, USA

problem #4

Dec 012012

Impala

  • 90,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the key released from the ignition switch intermittently. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The contact stated that the VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V400000 (electrical system). The failure mileage was 90,000.

- Detroit, MI, USA

problem #3

Aug 012014

Impala

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Impala. While driving approximately 45 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact was able to restart the vehicle, but the failure recurred on numerous occasions. An independent mechanic stated that the ignition switch needed to be replaced. The vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V400000 (electrical system). The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was unavailable.

- Vilona , AR, USA

problem #2

Jul 012014

Impala

  • 150,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Impala. While driving approximately 5 mph, the vehicle stalled and multiple warning indicators illuminated on the instrument panel. The contact was able to restart the vehicle after several attempts, but the failure recurred. An independent mechanic stated that the ignition switch was the cause of the failure. The manufacturer stated that the VIN was excluded from NHTSA campaign number: 14V400000 (electrical system). The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 150,000.

- Thomaston, GA, USA

problem #1

Sep 112007

Impala 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Gas leaking out throttle body. Car is idling low. Cuts off while driving. Instrument panel cluster went out and then all of the before mentioned problems started happening. Skips after being tuned up.

- Maxton, NC, USA

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