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CarComplaints.com Notes: Top complaints for the 2006 Chevy Impala include how the transmission slips, clunks and fails. Or how the power steering knocks and squeals. In other words, this car is a noisy bucket of eventual failure points.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
102,000 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.

2006 Chevrolet Impala brakes problems

brakes problem

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2006 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #3

Sep 212014

Impala

  • 127,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Impala. While driving approximately 60 mph, the vehicle veered independently to the right and the traction control warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 127,000.

- Orange, NJ, USA

problem #2

Jul 182012

Impala 8-cyl

  • 76,000 miles
While backing car started to jerk due to traction control problem caused distraction and I paused the car and looked at dash board and continued to back up hitting car in parking lot isle way- had the car repaired spent $ 900 on ABS traction control and front wheel bearings problem still exists and GM will not divulge what is causing the problem- car is not safe to drive- you cannot trust to pull out into traffic car stops when it should not.

- Wadsworth, OH, USA

problem #1

Jan 022012

Impala

  • 103,000 miles
My car is giving a reduced engine light, traction control and now starting disabled. The car will not start or dies in process of driving car. This is dangerous and I have rea this is not the first time.

- Littlefield, TX, USA

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