The power steering pump is driven by the belt drive system to pressurize fluid for power assisted steering. Complaint Number: 10549562 Incident Date: December 30, 2009 Date Added to File: October 25, 2013 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2006 chevrolet impala. Complaint Number: 10316503 Incident Date: January 1, 1901 Date Added to File: March 4, 2010 Description of the Complaint: 2006 chevrolet impala with a faulty intermediate steering shaft. There was a recall on the power steering cooler line which was repaired by replacing clamps and hose as per recall in 2011. It has happened to others in my company with their impalas. It was the front ball joint. The contact stated that while driving at various low speeds, the steering shaft became difficult to turn along with the grinding noises while turning.
The vehicle was returned to me again and athe steering went out, this time, I nearly hit a telephone pole while turning. The dealer couldn't find anything wrong until the recall for steering linkage was pointed out. A police report was filed. Insert an existing key into the ignition cylinder. Reinstall the pump in the its hole. As well as being on a very strict income of ssi disability and unable to afford getting same thing fixed. I thought it was just because it was a very cold morning, and it started working properly.
Complaint Number: 10401077 Incident Date: January 1, 2011 Date Added to File: May 16, 2011 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2006 chevrolet impala. I guess they have two prices, warranty and non-warranty price. I made a small funnel with a foot or so of small hose on it to top it up. The dealership took the car in and replaced the rack and pinion. I turned my car off and called my husband, he came out and it done the same thing to him and then it finally started moving again so he took it to the dealership. On wednesday, april 1, 2015 whenever I stopped at a light or stop sign when it was time to go my car would not accelerate.
Better this way, takes away the guess work, and saves you money, as well as getting it right the first time. They said it was fixed, but it would not steer out of the bay. However,this incident could have had fatal outcome. Remove the three bolts that hold the pump to the engine. It's located behind the power stearing pump as viewed from the passenger side of the engine compartment under the plastic that displays the engine size. The dealership had to take a lot of stuff off, in order to get to the shaft, but with the replacement in place the noise and feeling in th3e steering are gone. Haha forget it im selling the car its easier that's my story im very dissatisfied in chevy.
Please recall for this problem before somebody gets hurt. Something need to be done!!!! I was not that lucky. The vehicle would not respond to the repeated attempts to steer. The contact stated that the vehicle power steering failed intermittently and made abnormal noises. The vehicle was not repaired.
It is hindering my ability to take off from complete stop tires are stuttering. She then pulled into the driveway and noticed smoke underneath the hood, followed by flames. Even after that, the car handled poorly and was reported to dealer. Had I been on a road with curves, I would most certainly have had a bad accident. Complaint Number: 10258768 Incident Date: January 23, 2009 Date Added to File: February 16, 2009 Description of the Complaint: On friday, jan.
Once I was able to pull off to the shoulder of the highway, I shut my vehicle off. The line was leaking caused by the plastic wheel well liner rubbing a hole in the aluminum tube. Generally occurs at lower speeds, less than 35mph, but occurs with higher speeds as well, although not as frequently. Took to mechanic today, said is was bad. The vehicle was towed to the contact's residence. This component is not even a scheduled maintenance item.
I took my impala for repairs at a local chevy dealer in april 2012. It is hindering my ability to take off from complete stop tires are stuttering. The approximate failure mileage was 77,000. Not sure if the same on the 3. The failure mileage was approximately 90,000. Complaint Number: 10416037 Incident Date: June 4, 2007 Date Added to File: July 27, 2011 Description of the Complaint: Currently I have 29103 miles on it.