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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
83,750 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
  2. replace dimmer switch assembly in steering wheel (1 reports)
2002 Chevrolet Impala lights problems

lights problem

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2002 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 012009

Impala LS 3.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,000 miles


Will never buy an Impala again just bought an 2009 Toyota Highlander..Also my Impala traction control activates with no reason at all.light turns off when High beams are on..Stupid car!!!!

- , Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #3

Apr 232010


  • Automatic transmission
  • 91,000 miles

The "highbeam out" light keeps coming on. Dealership (Toyota) where I bought the vehicle from keeps telling me only one set of lights should be on when using the highbeams. After much debate, they replaced the dimmer switch. Unfortunately, I still have the same problem.

Caution: Now my airbag light is coming on because the messed with the steering wheel.

- , Redding, CA, USA

problem #2

Jun 152008

Impala LS 3.8L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles

The first time this problem came up is when I turned my highbeams on and all of a sudden my headlights just went completely out. I was able to turn switch off and on quickly that they came back on but I didnt trust my high beams. After a while I was not able to even make the highbeams stick. The only way I can use the high beams is if I hold them on.

- , Cannelton, IN, USA

problem #1

Aug 182006

(reported on)


  • 66,000 miles

When the brights are on the headlights go out completely. Not good at 55mph! When I switch back to dim they come back on. The whole assembly needs to be replaced at $500. So for now just use dim til I can come up with the 500. Wouldn't be so bad if I hadn't just replaced the tie rod and rotors! Seems like I have a lemon!

- , Webster City, IA, USA

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