2001 Chevrolet Impala

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2001 Chevrolet Impala Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Programming and the Wiring System. Failure of the PCM Programming is identified in TSB # 01-06-04-018A. Another problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) System due to clogged passages in the intake manifold. This problem can cause the check engine light to illuminate. General Motors recommends that the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) be reprogrammed as part of this repair. The cost to reprogram the PCM is estimated at $65.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Wiring System is estimated at $5.00 for parts and $52.00 for labor. The cost to clean the EGR passages on this vehicle is $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Transmission Pressure Control Solenoid (PCS) and the connections at the Transmission Pass-Thru Connector. Failure of the Transmission PCS is identified in TSB # 00-07-30-002B. Failure of the connections at the Transmission Pass-Thru Connector is identified in TSB # 02-07-30-022B. The cost to repair the Transmission PCS is estimated at $45.61 for parts and $273.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Transmission Pass-Thru Connector is estimated at $10.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Wheel Speed Sensor (WSS) Wiring. A periodic problem on this vehicle is failure of the Wheel Speed Sensor. The cost to repair the WSS Wiring is estimated at $117.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Wheel Speed Sensor is estimated at $278.00 for parts and $117.00 for labor per wheel. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem with this vehicle is the failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder and Housing Assembly, which causes a problem in the Theft Deterrent System. The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder Housing is estimated at $289.65 for parts and $130.00 for labor. All prices are estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Accessories

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Body Control Module. The cost to replace the Body Control Module is estimated to be $190.00 and $65.00 for labor. Prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Engine Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5
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