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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,135 miles

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2010 Chevrolet Impala wheels / hubs problems

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2010 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 222010

Impala 6-cyl

  • 3,838 miles


I had purchased a 2010 Chevrolet Impala in July, 2010. The first attempt at repair of the front end vibration was on 10/22/2010. The dealership did not recognize the vibration. The vehicle tires were rotated on 01/26/11 in an attempt to stop the vibration in the front end. The vehicle was taken in on 03/18/11 for front end noise (thump) while turning the wheels. The vehicle was taken in on 07/07/11 for the thumping noise in the front end while turning the wheels. The vehicle was taken in on 07/28/11 for a front end thumping noise when turning the wheels. The vehicle was taken in on 08/16/11 for a front end thumping noise and the dealership notices the tires were wearing slightly cupped on the inside edge. The vehicle was taken in on 09/08/11 for a whining noise from the engine bay and power steering fluid was flushed. The vehicle was taken in on 04/09/12 for front end thumping noise, wheel bearing, transmission surge, and whine noise from radio. The vehicle was taken in on 06/27/12 for rough idle, tire replacement, transmission. The vehicle was taken in on 07/27/12 for rough idle, transmission surge, thump noise in front end and whine noise in radio. The vehicle was taken in on 10/05/12 for transmission surge, rough idle, thump noise in front end, and whine noise in radio. The outcome at this point is the dealership tried to reprogram the vehicle, GM approved replacement of all four tires, a replacement of the power steering pump, wheel bearing on driver front side. The dealerships have done two throttle body cleanings. The dealership has stated they will replace the rotors but GM would not approve replacement only turning on the rotors. This case has been opened with the better business bureau whom advised me to contact NHTSA. GM refuses to replace parts because their computer system cannot tell them what is wrong with the vehicle. GM has recalled the police vehicles for front end suspension and has a lawsuit pending in Michigan for personal vehicle.

- Herrin, IL, USA

problem #3

Jun 232011

Impala 6-cyl

  • 19,701 miles
Took 2010 Impala ltz to have oil changed and tires rotated. They found the front tires to be worn badly on the inside of each tire. The driver's side had much worse wear with the steel cords visible. We bought the car from a dealership with over 10,000 miles on it. It now has 19,000. In an online search, we found that the car had work done on the steering before we purchased it. It still has a problem with a growling sound in the steering at times. Could that effect tire wear?

- Mt. Holly, NC, USA

problem #2

Dec 242010


  • 3,500 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Chevrolet Impala equipped with good year radial tire P225-55R17 95T, department of transportation number M643hhdr061, serial number 0266496130292535. The contact noticed the passenger front tire failed. The vehicle was taken to a local repair shop who stated that the failure was located at the tire sidewall which had a leak. The dealer was contacted they advised the failure was not due to a defected side wall. The dealer stated the contact drove over an object on the road causing the tire to fail and they will not be responsible for the cost for the tire replacement. The tire was replaced. The failure mileage was 3,500 and the current mileage was 39,050.

- Buffalo, NY, USA

problem #1

Oct 312010

Impala 6-cyl

  • 37,500 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that she believed that the accelerator pedal and brake pedal were too close together and she depressed them both at the same time. The contact felt that the parking brake release was too high up. The contact sent a letter to the manufacturer who advised her to take the vehicle to an authorized dealer. The failure mileage was 37,500. Updated 01/24/11 the consumer stated on three occasions she accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake pedal. Updated evoq 01/27/11 updated 03/22/11 the consumer stated the head rest obstructs the driver's view when backing out of a parking space. Also, when driving down a small incline to enter a small street, the front under carriage of the vehicle scrapped the street. The platform for the foot rest on the driver; side for the left foot caused the consumer to experience foot cramps as her ankle was in a flex position as there was not enough space. Updated 05/17/11 the consumer stated vehicle pulled to the right. The dealer informed the consumer there were two different typed of tires on the vehicle, which was causing the vehicle to pull to the right. The consumer. The consumer took the vehicle to another establishment where they informed her, the odometer had been rolled back 2500 miles. Updated 09/20/11

- Tulsa, OK, USA

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