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9.9

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
167 miles

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2008 Chevrolet Impala fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2008 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 202011

Impala

  • miles

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

I have a 2008 Impala lt with a gas gauge that fails especially in below freezing temperatures. It reads 1/4 full when you fill it and goes about 100 miles and reads empty with the light coming on to get gas immediately. I have been to the dealer, sawyers Chevrolet twice but they will do nothing since I had 40,000 miles on it. I think it should be recalled. [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Haslett, MI, USA

problem #2

Sep 262008

Impala

  • miles
I own a 2008 Chevrolet Impala that take E85 fuel. On two separate occasions, I've filled up with E85 and driven out the entire tank of E85 fuel, then switched back to 87 octane. With driving 10 - 20 miles, my check engine light comes on and I'm directed by my onstar service to report the dealership. The dealership informed me on both occasions, that my fuel system did not recognize the change in alcohol levels between the E85 and 87 octane; the reason for the alert. The fuel system is not able to tell that I've switched from E85 to 87 and reports a failure in the fuel injection system. This cause my remote start to not work. I have to report to the dealership for them to manually reset the fuel system that monitors this.

- Southfield, MI, USA

problem #1

Aug 102008

Impala 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 500 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Impala. The contact had been driving his vehicle at various speeds for several weeks before he noticed that it was not getting the miles per gallon that was stated on the epa sticker. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but they found no failures related to the fuel mileage. The current and failure mileages were 500. Updated 09/10/08. Updated 09/12/08.

- Great Neck , NY, USA

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