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Average Mileage:
106,576 miles
Total Complaints:
6 complaints

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  1. not sure (6 reports)
2000 Chevrolet Impala AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2000 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #6

Jul 282014

Impala es

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles


I am the one with the problem on the 2000 impala Chevrolet. I also wanted to say that I am also having problems with my ac/heater. It won't won't now. It is t hot for this t be happening. I thought I had found a car that I could finally depend on. Now I am in the same sweating mess that I have been in for years.

- , East Prairie, MO, USA

problem #5

Sep 012011


  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles

My daughter is a single mom with 3 little kids. The heater/ac hasn't been working properly for months now. Only cold air on high and now only warm air after about 10 minutes of driving and like the last guy, when the temp readout comes on. We're thankful she has transportation, but this has been a nightmare car for her. Thousands of dollars later it still isn't working! She's been told it's an electronic problem. Is that true?

- , Des Moines, IA, USA

problem #4

Aug 102010

Impala 3.8L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 142,000 miles

Does anyone have a solution for this. My AC/Heater blower takes 5 to 10 minutes to work. My overhead read out of the temperature takes the same to show the reading on it. When the reading shows with the temperature then my blower starts working. I changed all of the fuses on the side of the dash. Any suggestion Guys or Girls.

- , Woodhaven, NY, USA

problem #3

Jan 032008

Impala LS 3.8L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 101,000 miles


when car is idling ac blows cold moving at highway speeds air is not always cold seal has been replaced in ac compressor @ recharged

- , Belleview, FL, USA

problem #2

Jan 012008

Impala V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 110,000 miles

FOR THE LOVE OF GOD SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME...I AM GOING F*'ING INSANE WITH THIS PIECE OF SH*T. I got back from my second tour in Iraq with the Marine Corps and wanted to get a classic car. But instead, I figured I could pay $5,000 for a good sedan to commute. I live in NJ and need to commute to the Philadelphia VA hospital for rehabilitation every week and I even had to quit a job because of this frickin car. I have spent an extra $2,000 on this piece of sh*t and its driving me insane. I call the Impala "the Mystery Machine". It has been repaired 6 times since September and towed almost 3 times. Let's begin...

First, when I bought it I was informed that the "low coolant" yellow light would sometimes blink but they checked it out and nothing was wrong (my dad's buddy's car). When I test drove it the "trunk open" light activated, but I was told it was no big deal. Soon the airbag light activated and de-activated still until now, and it has continued to the point where the f-ing things dings so much to tell me "low tire pressure", "change oil", "check engine", "security". Then the LOW COOLANT yellow light would go to HOT COOLANT red and the temperature gauge will go from 160deg to 270deg in 5 seconds, back to the middle, to the edge, back again, I swear to God this vehicle is haunted, I may need an exorcism instead of a gets better. So my vehicle blink red HOT COOLANT will the temperature gauge went back and forth and passed the red and sometimes stop losing no power. Eventually weeks later the fan would kick on, power would be lost, so on until I finally broke down on the turnpike and it overheated even though I just put coolant in it and checked it (i drive with it). I was towed and repaired. Thermostat, sensor, intake gaskets were repaired. Drove it off. 2 days later the same damn things happens going to work. I take it back, new o-rings and water pump, coolant flushed and checked for leaks. Drive it off and weeks later same, took it do my buddies shop, and he has replaced the thermostat, o-rings, checked for leaks, pressure tested, etc. has been repaired 4 times (coolant flushed, tested, silicon added to hoses, etc.) until he gave up and told me to get rid of it. It used to act up on trips close to an hour, now I can barely ride 15 minutes, sometimes I lose power for a bit, sometimes it will go down, its cursed. I'm at the point where I am rolling into the VA with this piece of sh*t ringing like hell, not knowing if I'm going to make it to my destination, and sometimes stopping for 20 min at a time for the temp gauge to go down. Its 20 damn degrees outside and when I pop the hood no steam is coming from anywhere and it has coolant. Air pockets are constantly found in my coolant-radiator hoses. I'm getting desperate here...I'm waiting to be driving one day and this thing detonates on 95. Sometimes when I park it I wish it would spontaneously combust and burn to the ground so I can get my money back. HELP I also freeze because the heater does not work at all, it blows out cold air, i'd rather have a moped than this piece of sh*t

- , Atco, NJ, USA

problem #1

Sep 242005

(reported on)

Impala LE

  • 86,456 miles

The heater/ac has become a constant problem the it only works once in a blue moon. For the most part in the summer the ac only produces hot air presumably from outside air and in the winter or when heat is need (i. e. to defog window when raining) it only produces cold air.

- , columbus, OH, USA

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