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2.0

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
81,089 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 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2005 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #13

Jun 062016

Impala

  • 98,000 miles

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

When I am driving my vehicle the gear shift the stick on it's own.I hear a pop sound when it happens.this happens when I am in motion and driving the car..I have already taken my car in for a recall last year to replace a ignition switch.it has been happening for a few weeks and I thought it was normal, until I was in traffic and it moved on it's own. Also last year I had to have the fuel injector replaced on my car.it had been leaking gas for a while.the dealership told me I would have to pay to have it fixed.there weren't any recalls during the time.

- Memphis, TN, USA

problem #12

Apr 132016

Impala

  • 175,555 miles
175555 miles fuel smell and fuel loss when car is running. Rough start, some missing. Fuel filter failed at filter inlet spraying gas onto underbody of car so didn't see the fuel spill. Replaced filter and O rings.squealing belt sound at start up. Serpentine belt tensioner broke, replaced tensioner and belt. No check engine warnings, no electronic gauges I have the basic Impala model. Watched the fuel gauge drop by lines while driving and smelled gas when shut off car. Fire hazard, and engine failure if the belt broke completely..another 300$ spent

- Dunkerton, IA, USA

problem #11

Jan 132016

Impala

  • 71,400 miles
I purchased this vehicle for Suburban Kia in troy. On the third day of driving it, I noticed gasoline smells coming into the car. I took the vehicle back on 1/18/16 and they were not able to find out the cause of the gas smell coming into the car. I will be taking it back on 1/21/16 when they can keep it all day. The smells come when the care is in motion. Enough fumes to take my breath away. I have to drive with the windows open.

- Detroit, MI, USA

problem #10

May 232014

Impala

  • 40,000 miles

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

2005 Impala bought from elderly mother 50,000 mies fuel leak before fuel injector pipe onto motor.

- Cape Coral, FL, USA

problem #9

Nov 082013

Impala

  • 114,742 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Impala. The contact noticed a strong fuel odor outside the vehicle. The failure was persistent. The contact also stated that the vehicle surged forward randomly. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 114,742. Update 01/15/16

- Great Bend, KS, USA

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problem #8

Aug 202015

Impala

  • 164,000 miles
Had to recently replace fuel ejection and other part for fuel leaking and fumes overcoming in car. Now the speedometer, fuel and tack gauge stopped working. GM has not recalled this on the Impala and they are aware this is a problem but will not take responsibility. These issues have been a serious safety hazard for my daughter and cannot drive the car. Every Chevy dealership and parts stores think there is a recall until they look it up. Thats how much they are aware of the issues. Once again ill have to pay approx. $300 just for the part. Dorman oe solutions instrument cluster. How can we stop GM from getting away with this! we need help!

- My Juliet, TN, USA

problem #7

Aug 062012

Impala

  • 56,000 miles

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

Intermittent no crank, no start. Problem is known problem with ignition switch, tumbler, and defective "passlock system". dealers charge excessive proces for repairs that may or may not actually fix the problem. It seems to be a bad design issue, and is related to the defective ignition recalls. There is a fairly extensive complaint list, and the mfr certainly has data reflecting that the problem covers multi model and years of GM cars and trucks.

- Warner Robins, GA, USA

problem #6

Jul 052013

Impala 6-cyl

  • miles
Gas fumes inside and out. Can't drive car it's that bad. Had Chevy dealer told me it was fuel filter replaced it guess what still had fumes after driving half a milehad car since 2006.80000 miles on car 68 year old, car in excellent condition, can't drive or would end up in hospital. GM dealer told me there is no recall. Somebody has rocks in there head. There has been a lot of complaints about this, somebody needs to quiet lining their pockets and take care of their products.

- Wilard, OH, USA

problem #5

Feb 162015

Impala 6-cyl

  • 139,458 miles
Owner of 2005 Chevy Impala tried multiple times to start car. Passlock system preventing car to start.

- Arlington, TX, USA

problem #4

Dec 052013

Impala

  • 125,000 miles
Fuel stopped working. Temp gauge as well.

- Salyers Ville, KY, USA

problem #3

Sep 022013

Impala

  • 70,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that there was a strong odor of gasoline being emitted from the fuel line. The failure recurred on multiple occasions. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer to diagnose the problem. The vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign id number:07E021000 (fuel system, other). The vehicle was in the process of being repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 70000.

- Adairville, KY, USA

problem #2

Mar 012013

Impala 6-cyl

  • miles
For several months I have been smelling strong gas fumes. Took to pep boys and they cannot find issue.

- Phila, PA, USA

problem #1

Aug 102009

Impala

  • 0 miles
Experienced fuel smell in the vehicle when operating the blower. Noted fuel regulator valve leaks fuel. Stop engine allow to evaporate and when the engine is warm stopped leaking. Vehicle now has 161000 miles and stopped leaking. Leaks when the temperature gets cool or cold outdoors. Dealer cannot find the cause of the leak. This is a fire hazard.

- Houston, TX, USA

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