Print this page Notes: Top complaints for the 2006 Chevy Impala include how the transmission slips, clunks and fails. Or how the power steering knocks and squeals. In other words, this car is a noisy bucket of eventual failure points.


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,924 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2006 Chevrolet Impala steering problems

steering problem

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2006 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 312010


  • 17,771 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that while reversing, there was a sudden loss of power steering. The vehicle was restarted and operated as normal. The failure occurred on several occasions. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the steering column and the steering module needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 17,771. Updated 10/23/14

- Westminster, MD, USA

problem #2

Jan 142008

Impala 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 27,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Impala. While making a turn at an unknown speed, the steering wheel barely moved. The vehicle was taken to a dealer twice and, on both occasions, they stated that the clamps were not holding the power steering line. The hose was clamped on both visits. The vehicle will be towed to the dealer on February 11, 2008 for the same failure. The current mileage was 27,500 and failure mileage was 27,000.

- Battle Creek , MI, USA

problem #1

Dec 082007


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Noise in steering column when backing up.

- Greensboro, NC, USA

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