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Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
63,167 miles
Total Complaints:
6 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (6 reports)
2004 Chevrolet Impala fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2004 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #6

Oct 012010

Impala V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles


Bad exhaust / gas smell inside and outside car. Took in to mechanic but he couldn't find anything. I worry that a fire might start in it and at same time wish it would then I'd be done with this piece of junk!

- , La Place, LA, USA

problem #5

Jun 012008

Impala LS 3.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 45,000 miles

About two years ago we noticed a strong smell of gas intermittently. It seemed to be worse in warm and hot weather. It has gotten much worse.You can smell the odor inside and outside the car. We're waiting for GM to do the right thing and do a recall. They know there is a problem. It just seems like these big companies don't care about what kind of service you get once you drive off the lot.

- , Wilmington, NC, USA

problem #4

Dec 152008

Impala ES

  • Automatic transmission
  • 63,075 miles

dual climate control lights went out about 50000 miles and now I have a gas leak at the fuel pressure regulator..of course this all happened starting 4 days after my EXTENDED warranty ran out!!! What bullshit huh!?! I can't afford all these problems! At this time-who can!? I just hope that the greedy bastards get what they deserve in the end and that's sad to say coming from someone MAKING THE METAL STAMPINGS THAT PUT THE CAR TOGETHER IN THE FIRST PLACE.....just a shame that their standards are lower than ours!!!!!!!

- , Dickson, TN, USA

problem #3

Dec 032007


  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,925 miles


The car all the sudden started to have a real strong gas smell in the engine and interior of the car. I took it to the dealer and they could smell it but couldn't find it. I told them that it seems to smell after it has been sitting over night. They said bring it in the next day if it is leaking again and I did because it was leaking again. But this time I saw were it was leaking and wasted no time to drive it back to the dealer. It was leaking from the gas regulator in the engine. I called GM and they said SORRY nothing we can do. It cost me $278.00 to fix and now there is another problem.

- , Vancouver, WA, USA

problem #2

Feb 022007

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • 98,000 miles

I have a very strong fuel smell in my car. It is in the shop as we speak and they are telling me that they smell the fuel but can not figure where it is coming from.

- , Moncks Corner, S, USA

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problem #1

Jan 192007

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • 62,000 miles

Along with other problems, such as needing a new water pump, speedometer going out, gas gauge going out, we can smell a fuel leak in the interior of the car. My wife drives this car and you know how women are on this subject. She can live with the bad speedometer and the gas gauge working but the fuel smell she can not live with.

- , Lake View Terrace, CA, USA

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