2012 Chevrolet Impala

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2012 Chevrolet Impala
Available in 3 styles:  2012 Chevrolet Impala 4dr Sedan shown
Asking Price Range
$10,074–$18,406
Estimated MPG

18 city / 30 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Impala

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Recall number: 12V377000
Recall date: 08/03/2012

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2012 CHEVROLET IMPALA POLICE VEHICLES BECAUSE THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS MAY FRACTURE. THIS SAFETY RECALL DOES NOT INCLUDE NON-POLICE CHEVROLET IMPALA VEHICLES.

Consequence:

A BROKEN CONTROL ARM CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON AUGUST 21, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE CHEVROLET OWNER CENTER AT 1-866-694-6546.


STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

Recall number: 11V398000
Recall date: 08/05/2011

Problem Summary:

GM IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 CHEVROLET IMPALA VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 19, 2011, THROUGH JULY 29, 2011. THE UPPER POWER STEERING HOSE MAY HAVE BEEN MISROUTED SO THAT IT CAN COME IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO AND/OR CONTACT THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER. WITH THE ENGINE ON, HEAT FROM THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER MAY MELT THE POWER STEERING HOSE.

Consequence:

POWER STEERING FLUID COULD FLOW ONTO THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER, AND AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action:

GM DEALERS WILL INSPECT TO ENSURE THAT THE UPPER POWER STEERING HOSE IS ROUTED CORRECTLY AND MAKE THE NECESSARY REPAIRS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 09/05/2011.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 04/19/2011 and 07/29/2011.


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