2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA VIN: 2G1WU581369433957

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VIN 2G1WU581369433957 Decoding Chevrolet Vin Decoder

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0 - VIN decoded clean. Check Digit (9th position) is correct

Make

CHEVROLET

Manufacturer Name

GENERAL MOTORS LLC

Model

Impala

Model Year

2006

Plant City

OSHAWA #1 (OSH)

Series

LTZ

Vehicle Type

PASSENGER CAR

Plant Country

CANADA

Plant Company Name

GMNA

Plant State

ONTARIO

Body Class

Sedan/Saloon

Doors

4

Windows

4

Bed Type

Not Applicable

Cab Type

Not Applicable

Trailer Type Connection

Not Applicable

Trailer Body Type

Not Applicable

Engine Number of Cylinders

6

Displacement (CC)

3900.0

Displacement (CI)

237.99260196945

Displacement (L)

3.9

Engine Model

LZ9

Fuel Type - Primary

Gasoline

Engine Configuration

V-Shaped

Fuel Delivery / Fuel Injection Type

Sequential Fuel Injection (SFI)

Cooling Type

Water

Other Engine Info

LZ9: 3.9L, V6, SFI

Engine Manufacturer

GM

Seat Belt Type

Manual

Other Restraint System Info

Has Occupant Sensor

Curtain Air Bag Locations

1st Row (Driver and Passenger)

Front Air Bag Locations

1st Row (Driver and Passenger)

Bus Floor Configuration Type

Not Applicable

Bus Type

Not Applicable

Custom Motorcycle Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Suspension Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Chassis Type

Not Applicable

2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA Crash Test Score

0

Overall Rating

Overall Front Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side

Side Barrier

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Driver
Rear Passenger

Overall Side Pole Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating 4x4
Rollover Star Rating 4x2
Rollover Risk:
0%

2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA Safety Features

Seat Belts and Head Restraints

Dynamic Head Restraints Not Available
Head Restraint Not Available
Advanced Belt Feature Not Available
Adjustable Upper Belt Anchorage Not Available
Seat Belt Reminder System Driver

Air Bags

Frontal Air Bag Driver, Front Passenger
Curtain Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat
Knee Not Available
Additional Air Bags Not Available
Meets Side Air Bag Out-of-Position Requirements Yes

Child Passenger Features

LATCH Locations Not Available
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) Standard
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) locations Not Available

Complaints Assosiated with VIN 2G1WU581369433957

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

April 01, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10690383
Consumer Location: LAPEER, MI
VIN: 2G1WU581369****

Summary of Complaint

2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA. CONSUMER WRITES IN REGARDS TO VEHICLE ODOMETER MILEAGE TAMPERING. *SMD THE CONSUMER STATED WHEN HE PURCHASED THE VEHICLE, THE MILEAGE READ 95,953. HOWEVER, A CARFAX REPORT SHOWED THE MILEAGE AT 190,902 17 MONTHS EARLIER. THE CONSUMER BELIEVED THE DEALER TAMPERED WITH THE ODOMETER. *JB

Components: POWER TRAIN ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

December 12, 2014
NHTSA ID Number: 10663995
Consumer Location: BERLIN, NJ
VIN: 2G1WU581369****

Summary of Complaint

MY GEAR SHIFTER LOCKED IN THE PARK MODE AFTER ENGINE WOULD START UNABLE TO SHIFT INTO DRIVE. *TR

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

December 01, 2014
NHTSA ID Number: 10663997
Consumer Location: BERLIN, NJ
VIN: 2G1WU581369****

Summary of Complaint

WHEN CAR IS STARTED LOW PRESSURE OIL LIGHT STOP ENGINE AND CAR HAS RING CHIMES TO TELL YOU TO STOP DRIVING CAR LOOKED ON LINE SEEMS LIKE A COMMON COMPLAINT .I CHECKED OIL FILLED TO PROPER LEVEL. *TR

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

August 01, 2013
NHTSA ID Number: 10556450
Consumer Location: MIDDLEBURGH, NY
VIN: 2G1WU581369****

Summary of Complaint

ORIGINAL OWNER OF VEHICLE. NOTICED SOMETIME IN AUGUST OF 2013 THAT THE REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER WASN'T WORKING. CHECKED FUSE, RELAY, GRID CONNECTIONS AND FOUND INCOMPLETE CIRCUIT. TRACED OPEN CIRCUIT TO A WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR BEHIND PASSENGER SIDE KICK PANEL UNDER GLOVE BOX. FOUND THAT REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER WIRE (PURPLE) WAS BURNED AND INSULATION WAS MELTED. SEPARATED THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR TO FIND THAT SPECIFIC CONNECTOR FOR THIS WIRE INSIDE CONNECTOR WAS ALSO BURNED AND MELTED ON BOTH SIDES OF THE CONNECTOR. CONCERNED ABOUT FIRE HAZARD. *TR

Components: STEERING ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING POWER TRAIN TIRES EQUIPMENT

January 30, 2009
NHTSA ID Number: 10258309
Consumer Location: VERONA, VA
VIN: 2G1WU581369****

Summary of Complaint

TL*THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS FOR FAILURES WITH THE HEATER BLOWING COOL AIR, THE GEAR SHIFT CHANGING INCORRECTLY, AND THE TIRE MONITOR INDICATOR CONSTANTLY ILLUMINATING. ON JANUARY 30, 2008, THE CONTACT DROVE APPROXIMATELY 25 MILES. SHE THEN PULLED INTO THE DRIVEWAY AND NOTICED SMOKE UNDERNEATH THE HOOD, FOLLOWED BY FLAMES. SHE QUICKLY EXTINGUISHED THE FIRE AND THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO THE DEALER. IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE POWER STEERING HOSE FAILED AND CAUSED THE FLUID TO LEAK. THE VEHICLE WILL BE REPAIRED. THE CURRENT AND FAILURE MILEAGES WERE 51,000.

Components: STEERING SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

February 09, 2007
NHTSA ID Number: 10226726
Consumer Location: SAN JOSE, CA
VIN: 2G1WU581369****

Summary of Complaint

TL*THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 50 MPH DOWNHILL, THE VEHICLE BEGAN TO VIBRATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL WAS DEPRESSED. THE BRAKES FAILED. THERE WAS NO DAMAGE OR CRASH. THE BRAKES WERE REPLACED BY AN AUTHORIZED DEALER. THE CONTACT THEN HEARD A KNOCKING NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT END OF THE VEHICLE. A REPAIR WAS MADE, BUT THE NOISE STILL PERSISTS. SHE NOTICED THAT THE STEERING WHEEL WAS LOOSE AND THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER. THE RACK AND PINION WERE REPLACED IN THE STEERING COLUMN. RECENTLY, THE WATER PUMP BEGAN OVERHEATING AND HAS NOT YET BEEN REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 31,174.

Components: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL UNKNOWN OR OTHER ENGINE

August 07, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11429684
Consumer Location: GLENDALE, AZ
VIN: 2G1WU581869****

Summary of Complaint

According to my obd scanner the components that are failed is the throttle body position sensor circuit A & the throttle body position sensor circuit B. Before this happened the check engine light was on for about a week, when I scanned the vehicle with the obd-II the code for a large leak in the fuel EVAP system came up. One day while driving the vehicle I was stopped at a red light and once the light turned green I pressed the gas and the car started to sputter and move very slow also in the driver information center it intermittently showed the warnings service traction control and speed reduced. I had to pull over when safe to do so. Once I got the vehicle home I ran the scan again and it came up with the throttle body position sensor codes. The part is available for inspection. The safety of me and my passenger were in jeopardy we could've definitely been in an accident because it was so sudden when it happened. I have not taken the car to a dealer but an independent mechanic has looked at it. Vehicle has not been inspected by anyone other than me and an independent mechanic. This was a very scary experience and I have seen many forums with the same issues from GM cars. Your attention is needed and appreciated.

Components: ENGINE

January 12, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11387633
Consumer Location: SMITHS CREEK, MI
VIN: 2G1WD58C669****

Summary of Complaint

AS MANY OTHER 5.3 LITER GM VEHICLES DURING THIS PERIOD, MY CAR HAS BEEN BURNING OIL, FOULING SPARK PLUGS, AND THROWING CHECK ENGINE LIGHTS FOR MANY YEARS DUE TO THIS ALL-TOO COMMON ISSUE. IT IS A SAFETY HAZARD, AND ALL GM VEHICLES WITH THIS MOTOR ISSUE SHOULD BE RECALLED AND FIXED. IT POSES A SERIOUS HAZARD WHEN YOU ATTEMPT TO PULL OUT INTO THE ROAD AND THE CAR SPUTTERS AND MISFIRES AND YOU HAVE NO POWER BECAUSE OIL IS SEAPING PAST THE RINGS.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL ENGINE

April 15, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11363017
Consumer Location: CORONA, CA
VIN: 2G1WB58K869****

Summary of Complaint

MY VEHICLE HAS HAD THE PROBLEMS OF NOT GIVING ME CORRECT READINGS FROM THE GAUGES WHEN MY CAR WAS RUNNING HOT IT NEVER DISPLAYED ANY INDICATION THAT IT WAS WHICH CAUSED ENGINE FAILURE IN MY CAR THROWING A ROD I ALSO HAVE EXPERIENCE AND STILL DO WHEN I TURN ON MY SIGNALS MY BRIGHT LIGHTS COME ON AS WELL AS SOMETIMES WHEN I OPEN THE DOOR THE LIGHTS DO NOT COME ON BUT WHEN I CLOSE THE DOOR THEY DO MY MOTOR MOUNTS ON MY CAR ARE NOT STABLE THIS WAS PART OF THE PROBLEM THE FIRST TIME IT SHIFTED NOW NOT FROM WEAR AND TEAR BECAUSE I HAD AN INSPECTION DONE ON THE VEHICLE PRIOR TO PURCHASING THE VEHICLE AND RECEIVED A CLEAN BILL OF IMMACULATE CARE AND HEALTH OF THE VEHICLE IN LESS THAN 8 MONTHS I HAVE BEEN IN NOTHING BUT ONE DISASTER AFTER THE NEXT I'M FEELING VERY UNSAFE AND UNSURE OF THIS VEHICLE IT SEEMS AS IF IT'S MOVING FASTER THAN WHAT IS ON THE SPEEDOMETER BECAUSE I HAVE OFTEN HAD TO APPLY THE BRAKES IN AN EMERGENCY FASHION JUST TO STOP I KNOW THIS IS NOT NORMAL I CAN FORWARD THE BILLS OF THE SAID REPAIRS SO THAT IT WAS SUPPORT MY CLAIM I DO NOT HAVE THEM WITH ME AT THIS TIME BUT MY EMAIL IS [XXX]. INFORMATION REDACTED PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6). *TR

Components: POWER TRAIN

September 17, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11355686
Consumer Location: STURGIS, SD
VIN: 2G1WD58C969****

Summary of Complaint

IN MY 006 IMPALA SS THE TRANSMISSION IS STARTING TO SLIP. THE CAR IS AROUND 83,000 MILES WHEN I FIRST NOTICED THIS ISSUE, AND THE VEHICLE WASN'T DOING ANY HARD ACCELERATION (AROUND 20-25 MILES AN HOUR SHIFTING FROM FIRST TO SECOND GEAR). I AM WORRIED THAT I WILL HAVE TO PAY TO GET IT REPLACED.

Components: POWER TRAIN UNKNOWN OR OTHER ENGINE

August 04, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11348888
Consumer Location: LITTLE ROCK, AR
VIN: 2G1WD58C669****

Summary of Complaint

AS I WAS DRIVING MY CAR ACTED AS IF IT WAS GOING TO STALL WOULDN'T GO PASS 45-50 MILES PER HOUR. I WENT TO A AUTOMOTIVE SHOP JUST TO FIND OUT THE CATALYST CONVERTER IT'S VERY DANGEROUS WHY DRIVING IN THE CAR STALLS.

Components: POWER TRAIN ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ENGINE

May 29, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11341353
Consumer Location: CORONA, CA
VIN: 2G1WB58K869****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA. THE CONTACT STATED THE TEMPERATURE GAUGE WAS DEFECTIVE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC AND THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT THE ENGINE NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED. THE CONTACT STATED ON WHILE DRIVING AT AN UNDISCLOSED SPEED AND MAKING A RIGHT TURN, THE VEHICLE STALLED WITHOUT WARNING. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DRIVABLE. A DEALER WAS NOT CONTACTED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED NOR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT INFORMED OF FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 149,000.

Components: SEAT BELTS

May 12, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11324299
Consumer Location: LITITZ, PA
VIN: 2G1WC581X69****

Summary of Complaint

THE RECEIVING SEAT BELT CONNECTOR COUPLING DEVICE AT THE BASE OF THE DRIVERS SEAT WILL NOT SECURE THE SEAT BELT MALE END. THE RED BUTTON THE NORMALLY FLUSH WITH THE TOP OF THE RECEIVER. YOU WOULD NORMALLY DEPRESS THE RED BUTTON DOWN TO RELEASE THE SEAT BELT ONCE LOCKED INTO THE COUPLING DEVICE. NUMEROUS ATTEMPTS WITH ENGAGING THE BELT INTO THE CONNECTOR IS UNSUCCESSFUL. TRIED LUBRICATING THE MECHANISM. NO HELP. IT'S A SELF CONTAINED DEVICE AND CAN NOT BE DISASSEMBLED FOR REPAIR. *TR

Components: AIR BAGS

January 20, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11308735
Consumer Location: VALLEY, AL
VIN: 2G1WB58K669****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNED A 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING IN THE RAIN AT AN UNKNOWN SPEED, THE VEHICLE IN FRONT STOPPED TO TURN AS THE CONTACT DEPRESSED THE BRAKE PEDAL, THE WHEELS LOCKED UP CAUSING THE CONTACT TO REAR END THE VEHICLE. THERE WERE NO WARNING LIGHTS ILLUMINATED. THE AIR BAGS DID NOT DEPLOY, WHICH WAS A CONCERN TO THE CONTACT AS SHE STATED THAT THE INSURANCE COMPANY ADVISED HER OF A RECALL. THE CONTACT SUSTAINED INJURIES TO THE UPPER BODY BUT MEDICAL ATTENTION WAS NOT PROVIDED. A POLICE REPORT WAS FILED. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO A TOW LOT AND DEEMED A TOTAL LOSS. THE LOCAL DEALER AND MANUFACTURER WERE NOT CONTACTED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 150,000.

Components: STRUCTURE

January 29, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11306522
Consumer Location: WALNUT COVE, NC
VIN: 2G1WT55KX69****

Summary of Complaint

THE BACK DRIVER SIDE DOOR WILL NOT OPEN FROM THE INSIDE OR THE OUTSIDE WHEN YOU PULL THE HANDLE FROM THE OUTSIDE IT DOESN'T FEEL LIKE THERE'S ANYTHING CATCHING ON THE INSIDE IT'S JUST LOOSE, IT'S THE SAME WAY FROM THE INSIDE ALSO. I WENT TO THE STORE WHEN I LEFT MY HOUSE I PUT MY DAUGHTER IN HER CAR SEAT ON THAT SIDE THE DOOR OPEN FINE IT SHUT AND LATCHED FINE WHEN I GOT TO THE STORE AND GOT OUT TO GET MY DAUGHTER OUT OF HER CAR SEAT THE DOOR JUST WOULD NOT OPEN IT'S LIKE IT'S LOCKED BUT IT'S NOT LOCKED YOU CAN MOVE THE MECHANICAL LOCK UP AND DOWN FROM THE INSIDE , AND YOU CAN ALSO HIT THE LOCK AND UNLOCK WITH THE KEY FOB AND IT DOESN'T MAKE A DIFFERENCE. THE DOOR JUST WILL NOT OPEN. THIS REALLY CONCERNS ME CONSIDERING IF THERE WAS AN ACCIDENT AND THE BACK PASSENGER NEEDED TO GET OUT OF THE CAR THEY WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO. THIS COULD BE A VERY BAD SAFETY ISSUE, AND HAS ME EXTREMELY CONCERNED CONSIDERING I HAVE THREE SMALL CHILDREN THAT RIDE IN THE BACKSEAT DAILY THIS IS MY DAILY DRIVER

Components: AIR BAGS SEAT BELTS SEATS

December 01, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11299505
Consumer Location: NORFOLK, VA
VIN: 1GCEK19B66Z****

Summary of Complaint

I WAS DRIVING AT NIGHT COMING TO A SUDDEN FALL OUT OF NOWHERE IT WAS THICK PUT MY BRAKES ON THE SLOWDOWN NEXT THING YOU KNOW I'M COMING UP ON THE TREE I LOOKED AT THE SPEEDOMETER 45 MILES AN HOUR BEST TO TRY TO HIT IT HEAD-ON BUT IT'S GOING UP INTO A HILL SO. TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BUMPER PASSENGER SIDE PUT A CHAIN ON THE BUMPER TO THE TREE SO I CAN PULL THE BUMPER OUT OF MY TIRE AND PULL MY TRUCK TO SAFETY AND PARKING LOT CROSS STREET AND CALL TOW TRUCK THE TRUCK FRAME WAS BENT 2 IN OUT OF FRAME I HAD A COUPLE BODY SHOPS LOOK AT IT I'LL GET THAT ESTIMATES BUT A LOT OF DAMAGE SWITCH ON FIXING UNLESS YOU FIND SOMETHING WRONG MY BRAKES WHICH I THINK THERE IS KNOWING MY LUCK I GOT ONE OF THOSE BRAKE SENSORS YOU RECALLED

Components: AIR BAGS

September 27, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11271533
Consumer Location: CHICAGO, IL
VIN: 2G1WT58K769****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNED A 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA. WHILE MAKING A LEFT TURN AT APPROXIMATELY 35 MPH FROM A RESIDENTIAL STREET TO AN INTERSECTION, ANOTHER VEHICLE CRASHED HEAD ON INTO THE CONTACT'S VEHICLE. THE AIR BAGS DID NOT DEPLOY. THE CONTACT SUSTAINED INJURIES TO THE CHEST AND A WHIPLASH. THE PASSENGER SUSTAINED INJURIES TO THE LEFT ANKLE AND A WHIPLASH. THE OTHER DRIVER WAS ALSO INJURED. ALL THE OCCUPANTS RECEIVED MEDICAL ATTENTION. A POLICE REPORT WAS FILED. THE VEHICLE WAS DEEMED DESTROYED AT THE SCENE AND WAS TOWED TO A POLICE LOT. THE CONTACT'S INSURANCE COMPANY HAD THE VEHICLE TOWED FROM THE POLICE LOT TO THE CONTACT'S RESIDENCE FOR INSPECTION. THE DEALER WAS NOT CONTACTED FOR DIAGNOSTIC TESTING. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE AND CAME TO THE CONTACT'S RESIDENCE TO INVESTIGATE THE FAILURE. THE MANUFACTURER CONCLUDED THAT THERE WAS NO AIR BAG FAILURE AND PROVIDED CASE NUMBER: 926820. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 198,945.

Components: STEERING SEAT BELTS STRUCTURE

September 29, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11258871
Consumer Location: BRUNSWICK, MO
VIN: 2G1WC581X69****

Summary of Complaint

I GOT HOME FROM WORK AT 7:15AM THIS MORNING 9-29-2019 I WAS LAYING IN BED WATCHING A MOVIE TRYING TO GO TO SLEEP AND WHEN I FINALLY DOZE OFF MY SON ASKED IF HE COULD GO GET A CHARGER OUT OF THE CAR SO HE WENT OUT TO THE CAR AND WHEN HE OPENED THE DOOR HE SAID SMOKE HIT HIM IN HIS FACE HE IMMEDIATELY RAN BACK IN THE HOUSE YELLING 'MOM YOUR CAR IS ON FIRE SO I RAN DOWN THE STAIR AND WENT OUTSIDE AND THATS ALL YOU SEE IS SMOKE MY CAR WAS ON FIRE I IMMEDIATELY CALLED 911 THEY GOT THE FIRE PUT OUT AND THE FIREMAN AND THE POLICE OFFICER SAID MY FIRE STARTED FROM MY STEERING WHEEL BECAUSE AFTER THE FACT THE FIRE WAS PUT OUT THE FIREMAN SAID HE NOTICED THAT THE STEERING WHEEL WAS THROWING SPARKS STILL SO THEY SAID THAT'S WHAT CAUSED MY CAR TO CAUGHT ON FIRE I DON'T KNOW WHAT I'M GONNA DO I HAVE 4 KIDS AND THAT WAS OUR TRANSPORTATION THAT'S HOW MY KIDS GOT TO SCHOOL AND THAT'S HOW I GOT TO WORK I'M LOST I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO I NEED TRANSPORTATION I'M A SINGLE PARENT WITH 4 KIDS IT WILL NOT LET ME MARK EVERYTHING BUT EVERY IN THE CAR IS BURNT MY CD PLAYER 13' SUBWOOFER SPEAKERS THAT WAS IN THE TRUNK MY AMP

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

September 29, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11258872
Consumer Location: BRUNSWICK, MO
VIN: 2G1WC581X69****

Summary of Complaint

LAST THING I HAVE NOT RECEIVED ANYTHING IN THE MAIL REGARDING THE RECALLS ON MY CAR THE 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA BUT I DID GET ONE FOR MY 2005 CHEVROLET IMPALA BUT I HAVE NEVA RECEIVED ANYTHING ON MY 2006

Components: POWER TRAIN

February 08, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11229881
Consumer Location: Unknown
VIN: 2G1WD58C669****

Summary of Complaint

3RD TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT IN LESS THAN 150,000 MILES

Components: POWER TRAIN VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL ENGINE

March 29, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11195877
Consumer Location: PITTSBURGH, PA
VIN: 2G1WT58K569****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE TRANSMISSION GEARS FAILED TO PROPERLY CHANGE OVER IN DRIVE TO ACCELERATE. AS A RESULT, THE VEHICLE INTERMITTENTLY DECELERATED AND JERKED. THERE WAS NO WARNING INDICATOR ILLUMINATED. THERE WAS ALSO A DRASTIC REDUCTION IN ENGINE POWER. THE DEALER HAD NOT BEEN CONTACTED. AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC DIAGNOSED THAT THE CONTROL PRESSURE SOLENOID NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURES. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT ABLE TO BE SAFELY DRIVEN AND WAS PARKED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 129,000.

Components: STEERING

March 24, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11191215
Consumer Location: GAHANNA, OH
VIN: 2G1WC581X69****

Summary of Complaint

CAR LOSES POWER STEERING WHEN TURNING.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ENGINE

March 15, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11189681
Consumer Location: HOUSTON, TX
VIN: 2G1WD58C669****

Summary of Complaint

CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR IS MAKING CAR FALL DEAD WHILE DRIVING AT ANY SPEEDS

Components: FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

January 05, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11166439
Consumer Location: CROCKETT, TX
VIN: 2G1WT58K869****

Summary of Complaint

A COUPLE DAYS AGO ON JANUARY 5TH, MY CAR STARTED TAKING A SECOND LONGER THAN NORMAL TO START UP AFTER SITTING FOR HOURS AT A TIME BUT WHEN I SHUT IT OFF IMMEDIATELY AND WAIT ABOUT 3 TO 5 SECONDS TO START IT, IT STARTS PERFECTLY FINE. I HAVE BETWEEN 148,000 AND 149,900 MILES AND I'VE HAD IT FOR THREE YEARS AND THIS IS THE FIRST TIME IT HAPPENED.

Components: ENGINE

June 04, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11160818
Consumer Location: WINDSOR MILL, MD
VIN: 2G1WT58K169****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE OIL PRESSURE INDICATOR ILLUMINATED. THE DEALER (HERITAGE CHEVROLET BUICK OWINGS MILLS, 11234 REISTERSTOWN RD, OWINGS MILLS, MD 21117, (866) 730-3826) REPAIRED THE OIL PRESSURE SENSOR. AFTERWARDS, THE CHECK ENGINE INDICATOR ILLUMINATED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED AND PROVIDED A CASE NUMBER. THE VEHICLE WAS STILL AT THE DEALER AND HAD NOT BEEN REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 64,000. *TT PROBLEM RESOLVED BY DEALER. *JB

Components: ENGINE

December 10, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11156308
Consumer Location: AUBURN, WA
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA. CONSUMER WRITES IN REGARDS TO LOSS OF ENGINE POWER. *LD *JS

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

December 01, 2012
NHTSA ID Number: 11153113
Consumer Location: ARDEN, NC
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA. THE CONTACT STATED THAT A TICKING NOISE WAS PRESENT COMING FROM THE FAN BOX LOCATED INSIDE THE DASHBOARD, WHICH CAUSED THE ENGINE BATTERY TO DRAIN. THE CONTACT INDICATED THAT THE TICKING NOISE WAS PRESENT WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS TURNED OFF AND THE KEYS WERE REMOVED FROM THE IGNITION SWITCH. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC WHO WAS UNABLE TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF THE FAILURE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE, BUT NO ASSISTANCE WAS OFFERED. THE LOCAL DEALER WAS NOT NOTIFIED. THE VIN WAS NOT AVAILABLE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 100,000. *TT CONSUMER STATED TICKING NOISE IS DRAINING THE BATTERY AND CAUSING ALOT OF PROBLEMS. 'PARTS OF THIS DOCUMENT HAVE BEEN REDACTED TO PROTECT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).' *JB

Components: POWER TRAIN ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AIR BAGS

April 04, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11131097
Consumer Location: MOBILE, AL
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

IT JUST BEEN A LIKE A REAL ELECTRICAL PROBLEM LIKE IF I PULL OUT IN TRAFFIC IS STALLED IT HESITATE IT HAS BEEN HIT A FEW TIMES LIKE THAT AND LIKE IT JUST HAVE TO GET A JUMP OFF EVERY MORNING AND EVERY EVENING JUST TO GO ANYWHERE AND I TRULY DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO I'M TAKING BACK TO THE DEALER THAT I BOUGHT IT FROM ME AT LIKE I DON'T KNOW WHAT'S WRONG WITH IT AND I'M TOOK IT TO A MECHANIC SHOP AND THEY SAY IT'S ELECTRICAL DEFECT IT IT'S GOING TO KILL THE WHOLE CAR AND IT'S GOING TO EVENTUALLY KILL ME

Components: STEERING

July 25, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11113534
Consumer Location: GOLDSBORO, NC
VIN: 2G1WS551769****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNED A 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA. WHILE DRIVING 45 MPH, THE STEERING WHEEL SEIZED WHEN THE VEHICLE ATTEMPTED TO TURN A CORNER. THE CONTACT LOST CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND THE VEHICLE FLIPPED INTO A DITCH. THE AIR BAGS DEPLOYED AND CAUSED MINOR INJURIES THAT REQUIRED MEDICAL ATTENTION. A POLICE REPORT WAS FILED. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO A COLLISION CENTER WHERE IT WAS DEEMED A TOTAL LOSS. THE DEALER (CHEVROLET OF GOLDSBORO, 3300 HIGHWAY 70 BYPASS, EAST GOLDSBORO, NC 27534, (919)-429-9909) WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE AND INFORMED THE CONTACT THAT THERE WERE NO RECALLS RELATED TO THE VIN. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 148,507.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

June 18, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11104820
Consumer Location: MEADOWVIEW, VA
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

THE CHECK BATTERY SYSTEM LIGHT WAS ON FOR ABOUT 3 WEEKS ,WAS DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD AND THE VEHICLE CAUGHT ON FIRE AND BURNT TO THE GROUND, THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND STATE.POLICE SAID THAT IT WAS AN ELECTRICAL FIRE. IWAS ON THE HIGHWAY AND BARELY GOT OUT OF THE CAR BEFORE THE WHOLE CAR WAS UP IN FLAMES.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

May 29, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11098665
Consumer Location: ANKENY, IA
VIN: 2G1WC581069****

Summary of Complaint

KEY IS STUCK IN THE IGNITION SWITCH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS PLACED INTO PARK AND POWERED OFF. I AM TO UNDERSTAND THIS IS DUE TO POOR WIRING.

Components: STEERING

April 01, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11091405
Consumer Location: NORTH LIBERTY, IA
VIN: 2G1WD58C695****

Summary of Complaint

STEERING PUMP HAS FAILED. STEERING WILL NOT WORK WHEN I BRAKE.

Components: STRUCTURE LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

April 03, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11082689
Consumer Location: BRADENTON, FL
VIN: 2G1WT58K769****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA. WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS STATIONARY, THE REAR PASSENGER DOOR WOULD NOT UNLOCK WHEN PROMPTED. A DEALER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC AND THE DOOR WAS DISASSEMBLED, BUT THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THERE WAS NO DIAGNOSIS OF THE FAILURE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 164,490.

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

December 04, 2012
NHTSA ID Number: 11080072
Consumer Location: HOUSTON, TX
VIN: 2G1WT55K369****

Summary of Complaint

DASH HAS COME UP FROM WINDSHIELD

Components: POWER TRAIN VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL ENGINE

December 12, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 11064723
Consumer Location: SAN ANTONIO, TX
VIN: 2G1WT58K169****

Summary of Complaint

I WOULD LIKE IT DOCUMENTED THAT SOMEONE IS GOING TO BE SERIOUSLY INJURED OR KILLED ALL DUE TO A KNOWN AND REPORTED ISSUED UNLESS CHEVY DOES THE RIGHT THING AND ISSUES A RECALL IMMEDIATELY! I HAVE A 2006 IMPALA AND WHILE DRIVING ON THE HIGHWAY AT 70 MILES PER HOUR MY VEHICLE DROPPED DOWN TO 15 MPH SAYING REDUCED ENGINE POWER THEN COMPLETELY SHUT OFF ON THE HIGHWAY. PLEASE NOTE MY 2 YEAR OLD SON, AND 10 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER WERE IN THE VEHICLE WITH ME. I WAS FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO MAKE IT OFF TO THE SIDE WITHOUT BEING HIT MUCH LESS KILLED BUT OTHER PEOPLE NOT MAY BE SO FORTUNATE. WHAT IS IT GOING TO TAKE FOR A RECALL TO BE ISSUED?

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

September 06, 2010
NHTSA ID Number: 11064744
Consumer Location: KENT, WA
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

SUNROOF EXPLODED. SEVERAL YEARS AGO, I WAS DRIVING ON A SUNNY DAY, AROUND 70 DEGREES. IT WAS A 2-LANE HIGHWAY, AND THERE WERE NO VEHICLES NEARBY IN EITHER DIRECTION, NO TREES NEAR THE HIGHWAY, AND THE ROADWAY WAS CLEAR. I WAS DRIVING ABOUT 55-60 MPH. THERE WAS A SUDDEN LOUD CRACKING SOUND, AND SEVERAL SECONDS LATER A LOUDER BANG. I STOPPED AND FOUND THE SUNROOF WAS IN TINY PIECES. FORTUNATELY, THE INSIDE COVER WAS CLOSED, SO THE AMOUNT OF GLASS COMING INTO THE CAR WAS FAIRLY SMALL. I NO LONGER OWN THIS CAR. I'M NOT LOOKING FOR ANY KIND OF HELP ON THIS. I JUST RECENTLY BECAME AWARE THAT THIS IS A FAIRLY COMMON ISSUE, AND SIMPLY WANTED TO REPORT IT. THE DATE BELOW IS A GUESS, MIGHT EVEN BE A YEAR OR TWO OFF.

Components: AIR BAGS

January 17, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11063364
Consumer Location: BRULE, WI
VIN: 2G1WB58K764****

Summary of Complaint

SERVICE AIRBAGS CAME UP ON THE

Components: POWER TRAIN EQUIPMENT

January 11, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11062762
Consumer Location: SAINT CLOUD, MN
VIN: 2G1WD58C669****

Summary of Complaint

TRANSMISSION REPLACED FOR THE 3RD TIME WITH 140009 MILES ON 2006 IMPALA SS

Components: VISIBILITY/WIPER

December 10, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 11057853
Consumer Location: GRASS VALLEY, CA
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

THE DRIVER SIDE SUN VISOR DOES NOT STAY UP AND IT FALLS INTO YOUR VIEW WHEN DRIVING. THIS IS A COMMON ISSUES WITH THESE CARS. THIS SHOULD BE A SAFETY RECALL AS IT COULD FALL INTO VIEW OF THE WINDSHIELD UNEXPECTEDLY AND CAUSE A CAR CRASH.

Components: STEERING

November 16, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 11047650
Consumer Location: BABBITT, MN
VIN: 2G1WB58K369****

Summary of Complaint

WINTER OF 2016 I LOST POWER STEERING WHILE I WAS DRIVING 60MPH. MY WHEEL WAS ALMOST LIKE IT WAS FROZE AND TOOK ALL I HAD TO PULL OFF THE ROAD. I WAS LEAKING POWER STEERING FLUID I WAS TOLD BY A MOTORIST WHO STOPED TO HELP. HE SAID DRIVE IT TO NEAREST MECHANIC. I DID AND WAS TOLD IT WAS THE HOSE HAD BURST. HE FIXED IT. THEN 4 MO LATER CAR WAS WHINNING AND LOST STEERING AGAIN. THIS TIME PUMP WAS BAD AND OTHER HOSE WAS LEAKING. FIXED IT. NOW DRIVING ON A COLD DAY AND LOST STEERING AGAIN!!! FLUID ALL OVER GROUND AND HORRIBLE WHINE AGAIN. I AM A DISABLED 55 YEAR OLD WOMAN AND ITS SO NHARD TO STEER CAR. IM VERY LUCKY I DIDNT CRASH. AS WELL AS BEING ON A VERY STRICT INCOME OF SSI DISABILITY AND UNABLE TO AFFORD GETTING SAME THING FIXED. ITSVERY UPSETTING. I CHECKED FOR MRECAL AND THERE ISNT ANY FOR THIS. PLEASE HELP WITH INFO ON WHAT I CAN DO NEXT. THANK YOU.

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