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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,667 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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2007 Chevrolet Impala brakes problems

brakes problem

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2007 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 182013

Impala 6-cyl

  • miles


2007 Chevrolet Impala. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle emergency brake failure. The consumer stated the vehicle suddenly stopped operating. He tried to the stop the vehicle, by applying the brake, but to know avail. As a result, he collided with another vehicle. Also, the air bags failed to deploy. The consumer attached a recall notice, regarding the ignition switch.

- Jackson, MS, USA

problem #2

Dec 012007


  • 3,000 miles
Shortly after purchasing the vehicle, electrical system and on-board computer issues started occurring: Tire monitor system (TPMS) in-op. Warnings randomly appearing in dash: Check tire monitor system. Check left/right rear tire pressure. TPMS did not warn of a flat tire even though a significant amount of air was lost. Increasing no. Of issues with electrical system: Keyless entry fails. Check airbag warning appears. Check A/C warning in dash. Ambient temperature gauge erratic. Compass showing N (or ne/nw but always incorrect heading). Cruise control will not resume at times or set incorrect speed (a few M/H higher or lower). Speed has increased on its own. Once, I noticed the speed at over 80M/H when I had set the cruise control at 70. Dash displaying warnings quickly and yellow warning lights flash briefly, which is extremely distracting and warnings cannot be read. TPMS light comes on routinely after driving for 1-3 hours. Warnings may flash at any time. Took the vehicle in six times at the request of GM. Some parts were replaced but electrical issues keep increasing and original issues cannot be fixed. Keyless entry working for now, after components were replaced twice. E-brake did not work when the vehicle was purchased. Though promised by delivery, car had to be taken in five times for E-brake to work modestly. I am not in possession of any old parts as repairs were performed under warranty.

- Victorville, CA, USA

problem #1

Mar 282009


  • 29,000 miles
Parking brake will not hold in reverse. Dealership and GM states this is "normal." Does not even hold on a slight incline, and on some drive ways the car gets stuck in park because of this. Known as "torque lock", the car will not disengage from gear because of load on transmission. I have to have someone rock the car back and fourth to disengage transmission. Fear the transmission is experiencing excess stress and may not hold causing accident or injury to unsuspecting people behind the vehicle.

- Florence, AZ, USA

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