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Recall List for the 2012 Chevrolet Impala

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2012 Chevrolet Impala by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Chevrolet service shop immediately!

  1. 2012 Chevrolet Impala SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM NHTSA Campaign #12V377000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 03, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 36,413

    Summary: General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 Chevrolet Impala police vehicles because the front lower control arms may fracture. This safety recall does not include non-police Chevrolet Impala vehicles.

    Consequence: A broken control arm can result in the loss of control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace both front lower control arms, free of charge. The safety recall began on August 21, 2012. Owners may contact the Chevrolet owner center at 1-866-694-6546. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V377000 »

  2. 2012 Chevrolet Impala STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS NHTSA Campaign #11V398000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 05, 2011
    • Vehicles Affected: 10,344

    Summary: GM is recalling certain model year 2012 Chevrolet Impala vehicles manufactured from April 19, 2011, through July 29, 2011. The upper power steering hose may have been misrouted so that it can come in close proximity to and/or contact the catalytic converter. With the engine on, heat from the catalytic converter may melt the power steering hose.

    Consequence: Power steering fluid could flow onto the catalytic converter, and an engine compartment fire could occur.

    Actions: GM dealers will inspect to ensure that the upper power steering hose is routed correctly and make the necessary repairs free of charge. The safety recall began on September 5, 2011. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V398000 »

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