After restarting the Impala, the car went a few hundred feet to red light and died at the intersection. The Impala, meanwhile, scored Good in the side impact test but just Acceptable in the front test and Marginal in the rear. These are often problems that are intermittent and can be difficult to replicate during test drives. When it was new, reviewers said its interior looked cheap. Had to get the car towed back to my parking spot at college.
We sell only high quality used Chevrolet Impala automatic transmissions, with 1-3 years warranty and free shipping. The ring gear teeth should be closely inspected as well as we have seen them fracture but not break. They towed my car to a shop nearby. I didn't have the money and had to beg my mother to pay and I would reimburse her. Just ended up getting a new car the other day. Buy a recycled 2009 Chevrolet Impala transmission and save thousands of dollars. But you can cool believe, when I am able to purchase another vehicle, it will not be off the lot of a Chevy dealer!!! Recall Date 2014-06-23 Description This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system.
We have no preferrence on using these and honestly have seen more of these to fail over the years than the traditional silver gears. She bought a brand new 2012 for herself. Dropping the lower pan will reviel shards and chunks of metal from the gear teeth being chewed up and broken off. Competition like the 2009 Ford Taurus, Dodge Charger, Toyota Avalon and Chrysler 300 offer flashier features, like advanced multimedia systems with navigation, all-wheel drive and aggressive styling in the 300 and Charger. Models well-known to be rental cars tend to get less respect in the market, too. We eventually had to get the car towed again to a facility close to where we lived because we couldn't afford to pay what Cheverolet was asking to fix it.
Not so Lexus-quiet, however, was the suspension, which emitted thumps and whacks into the interior over bumpy roads. Shutting the engine off for a short period of time and restarting may allow it to move again but only for a very short distance. When I received the 2009 impala it had less then 6,000 miles on it. This transmission really needs a few upgrades to allow it to reliably handle the vehicle weight and power and was plain and simple an inadequate transmission as it sits in stock form. It would barely move no matter how much I pushed on the accelerator. Once the inner sealing area wears it can prevent the inner lip seal for the piston from sealing properly.
The 2nd clutch drum is also prone to wear and the steel plates could get momentarily stuck in the drum which would give a 2-1 downshift bump right at take-off. I drive mainly highway mile as I work 45mins from home. Installing an auxiliary cooler in-line with the radiator cooler is a great way to help drop the high temps down. The hesitation on take off can be caused by a few other problems than noted above. The is another large car to consider because of its spacious interior. I'm just so afraid now that more problems may be at bay.
In the meantime our car was being towed to the nearest Cheverolet dealership which was closed by the way. Compare the 2009 to the 2008 model. The final drive differential in these transmissions serves two functions. Additionally, a key knocked out of the run position will cause loss of engine power, power steering, and power braking, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. We are here to help! Engine Coolant inside the transmission: Not a problem we see often on these vehicles but one that needs to be made aware. Both conditions increase the risk of injury during a crash.
The key fob if applicable , should also be removed from the key ring. This problem is noticed most after driving a while and speeds over 50 mph and in 4th gear. The right Chevy Impala transmission for your ride is just waiting to be discovered. If there is one vehicle that came right off of the factory lot with the daily driver in mind, it is the Chevy Impala with its seamless sedan design and powerful motor components. I dropped it off Tuesday but didn't get down there to sign the work order until they were closing so that pushed it into Wednesday to start working on it.
Both conditions increase the risk of injury during a crash. The factory design didnt allow enough compensation for wear- so the result is normally poor shift feel and long or lazy shifts, especially the 1-2 shift which leads to eventual failure. Now again for the 2nd time at 198,000. Not many new cars offer this combination. Pinching pennies where I can. There are also some downsides: When a model has large fleet sales, especially to rental companies, its residual value is hurt because those cars typically enter the used-car market quickly, and with lots of miles on them. It was on, I was pressing the gas and nothing.