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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
85,733 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Impala fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2002 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 172009


  • 115,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that when she turns the ignition, it does not recognize the key. She has to wait 10-15 minutes to turn the ignition again before the vehicle starts normally. The failure has been occurring for approximately seven months. In addition, the headlights and instrument panel lights flicker while the vehicle is in motion. The security light also illuminates in the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic, who stated that the fuel pump needed to be repaired. The relay switches run through the fuel pump. Two new relay switches were installed at the contact's expense. The dealer stated that there were not enough complaints to issue a recall for this issue. The failure mileage was 115,000 and current mileage was 126,651.

- Sumter, SC, USA

problem #2

Mar 312006

Impala 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles
: the contact stated the fuel gauge reads full until the vehicle ran out of gasoline. The contact verbally spoke with the dealer which stated, the fuel pump had failed and would need replaced. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for inspection.

- Millington, IL, USA

problem #1

Feb 052006


  • 62,200 miles
My vehicle has 62,000 miles on it and has already had brakes replaced and a fuel pump which costed $789 dollars.

- Bueny , CA, USA

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