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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
108,284 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.

2005 Chevrolet Impala electrical problems

electrical problem

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2005 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 112010


  • 108,284 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the wiring to the heater system that supplied power to the blower motor melted and caught fire inside the instrument panel. The heater system failed as a result of the fire. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the wiring was replaced. The contact called the manufacturer who stated that they could offer no assistance. The current and failure mileage was 108,284.

- Bay City, MI, USA

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