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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
77,500 miles

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2004 Chevrolet Impala accessories - exterior problems

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2004 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #4

Jan 062014


  • 110,000 miles


The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated while driving at 25 mph, the rear windshield exploded. There were no injuries. The contact mentioned that the failure had occurred once before. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, where the technician was unable to diagnose the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 110,000.

- South Gate, MI, USA

problem #3

May 132014

Impala 6-cyl

  • miles
I leased the car 5/10/2014 and I had seven occasions where the car simply wouldn't start and the check engine light came on over night on its own which caused the battery to die.

- Rockford, IL, USA

problem #2

Aug 012012

Impala 6-cyl

  • 200,000 miles
Engine hesitates, stalls, and shifts hard. Had to replace ignition switch and lock cylinder, heat sensor, fuel cap, reprogram antitheft, water pump, always getting bubbles in tires, gauges dnt work, puddle on pass side, heater core, 2 sets of warped rotors, traction control(ABS) keeps going off, found wires under hood chaffed( by rubbing on belt I believe)which caused no start. New problems are lights on dash and head lights will turn off at night while driving, I have a coolant leak which I think its due to blown gasket, and tonight I am driving in fog and my front window fogs up in 2 seconds. I wiped w hand and realized I was heading towards a person walkn. Way to dangerous!!!!! I have had car for only 2 yrs. I am divorced w 3 kids and 1 special needs child w lots of appts. I need a reliable car, cant afford new car or a shop to fix car. I have had to become a mechanic cause of this car and I have no time for that, thank god for internet, I wnt take kids in car after dark, it unreliable and thats sad. Please look into issues.

- Tacoma, WA, USA

problem #1

Jun 042012

Impala 6-cyl

  • miles
The heater completely stopped working but was finally able to get the passenger side to work (it has dual temp. Controls). The turn signals work just when they want to and the windshield wipers do the same. They just stop working with no warning what so ever. Have taken it to several different places to have it looked at but nobody can determine the cause of these problems. However, upon the research I've done since these problems began I've found I'm not the only one experiencing these same issues yet there has been no kind of recalls to fix it.

- Stearns, KY, USA

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